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Bootcamp A - Morning | 08:30 - 12:30

Moving from short-term CSR to long-term sustainability

More organisations are moving away from short-term philanthropy and CSR to longterm sustainability business practices. This workshop will show you how to transform and utilise CSR to make your business operations more sustainable. This will not only ensure measurable and longer impacts from your initiatives but also increase your bottom-line and be organizational performance.

This workshop will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills to progress sustainable social responsibility practices in your business.

Learning Objectives
  • Elevate CSR and sustainability understanding in the organizational pyramid
  • Create the framework to enable sustainable CSR strategies and programmes
  • Integrate sustainability into your organizational DNA to ensure long-term business growth
  • Gain buy-in from management stakeholders
  • Introduce international sustainability standards to benchmark against
  • Measure your sustainability performance and long-term ROI
  • Improve your bottom-line and business performance through sustainable

Bootcamp Leader:
Ralph Thurm, Founder & Managing Director, A|HEAD|ahead
Bootcamp B - Afternoon | 13:30 - 17:30

Measuring the social impact and CSR performance of your programmes

Measuring social impact and outcomes of your CSR programmes and demonstrating the value to stakeholders and senior management still continues to be majorily challenging for corporate and social sustainability professionals. Learn how to design and practically implement a measuring KPI system to calculate and assess the performance of your SR programmes on your local community and your business's bottom line.

This extensive 4-hour workshop will you develop an effective KPI framework that incorporates your programmes' deliverables to ensure they have successfully met their objectives.

Learning Objectives
  • Develop a measurable criteria for your SROI by clearly defining the deliverables of your programmes from the start
  • Map the Impacts: Understanding the basic principles of ROI (including Social ROI)
  • Design a KPI system integrating stakeholder accountability
  • Establish the indicators: Define your CSR goals, objectives, and matrix
  • Practical implementation of your sustainability and CSR performance metrics
  • Real-life application of the measurement framework
  • Report and demonstrate the value and measurements of your CSR to stakeholders

Bootcamp Leader:
Dr. Daan Elffers, Founder, EMG-CSR, Netherlands
Bootcamp C - Morning | 08:30 - 12:30

Integrating CSR into your Business DNA : Implementing a CSR business strategy

The world spotlight is on businesses' corporate responsibility and accountability. Progressive business leaders are embracing the principles of corporate responsibility and sustainability, and taking steps to embed them throughout their organisations. This comprehensive workshop will formalise firm foundations to build your CSR function and strategy on to meet your business's objectives. It will then share the detailed steps in executing an integrated CSR strategy that drives sustainability and links your programmes to the core business operations.

This workshop will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills to develop and implement an integrated CSR strategy that drives your business's performance.

Learning Objectives
  • Build a Corporate Responsibility programme that adds genuine value to your business and inspires your stakeholders
  • Utilise social innovation into your CSR programmes to enable sustainable impacts
  • Gain insights into local and international best practice and learn to apply them practically in your organisation
  • Align and integrate your CSR strategy with your business objectives to drive operational performance\
  • CSR commitment implementation: Formulate and implement a step-by-step guide to execute CSR strategy holistically across your business
  • Deliver sustainable benefits for your business, community and economy by linking and aligning CSR and sustainability

Bootcamp Leader:
Dr. Geoffrey Williams, Director, Academy of Responsible Management, CEO and Founder, Williams Business Consultancy
Bootcamp D - Afternoon | 13:30 - 17:30

Shared Value: Optimising partnerships and alliances with key stakeholders

Successful organisations today realise that their prosperity depends on one critical, intangible resource – their relationships with stakeholders. Stakeholder engagement is front and centre of every CSR/sustainability framework and is a key ingredient in driving better outcomes from your programmes. This interactive workshop will provide an introduction to stakeholder engagement and how to maximise it for use in CSR and sustainability strategies and reporting. You will learn how to develop a customised stakeholder engagement plan to enable win-win partnerships with your key stakeholders.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the stakeholder principle and how it is defined in popular CSR frameworks
  • Learn how stakeholder relationships create social capital and social performance
  • Shared value understanding: Identify winning approaches and models to building effective win-win partnerships with key stakeholders that address critical social challenges while providing bottom-line benefits
  • Tips and techniques for effective partnership with the public and NGO sectors for the business community
  • Apply tools to understand how stakeholder engagement strategy can drive greater organisational performance
  • Develop a stakeholder map for your CSR framework

Bootcamp Leader:
Nicolas Delaunay, Founder & Director, Values Added
  Course Requirements And Certificates:

Delegates must meet two criteria to be eligible for an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion for a course:

  1. Satisfactory attendance – delegates must attend all sessions of the course. Delegates who miss more than 2 hours of the course sessions will not be eligible to sit the course assessment.
  2. Successful completion of the course assessment: Delegates who do not meet these criteria will receive an Informa Certificate of Attendance. If delegates have not attended all sessions, the Certificate will clearly state the number of hours attended.
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