Compare courses
Register
Lagos Business School

Social Impact Assessment and Sustainability Reporting Workshop

Nov 28, 2019
Lagos, Nigeria
NGN 90000 ≈USD 248
NGN 90000 per day

How it works

Disclaimer

Coursalytics is an independent platform to find, compare, and book executive courses. Coursalytics is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or otherwise affiliated with Lagos Business School.

Full disclaimer.

Description

Social impact assessment (SIA) is vital to understanding the holistic impact of a company's activities and sustainability efforts. Though economic development is needed to combat poverty, unsustainable economic activities can have an extraneous effect on a society's entire eco-system. Culture, education, environment, and other social activities can be affected by supposed developmental projects. Attempts to supply trees as a raw material may not only lead to deforestation activities but may also negatively impact on the lives of surrounding societies whose natural existence cannot be decoupled from the forest the tress are being felled. This invariably would lead to the distortion of the eco-system albeit negatively.

As it is, business cannot be unconcerned with the externalities occasioned by climate change. Thus, organszations ought to regularly assess the impact economic, social and environmental of their business activities on the society. This will guide them strategically in managing their business performance. In essence, social impact assessment and sustainability reporting is more about managing business performance rather than about reporting.

Programme

  • Beyond profitability: The need for social impact and sustainability
  • Creating value for customers, host communities and employees through social impact
  • Social Impact assessment- best practices
  • Capturing and measuring social impact as performance management
  • Sustainability Reporting- Transition to GRI Standards

Key Learning Outcomes

It is expected that this workshop will help participants understand the link between social impact and business performance and how to integrate social impact into business strategy. It will help the organisations where the participants will be drawn from to know how to capture and measure their social impact using metrics that meet international best practices. It is also expected that this workshop will help organisations develop capacity for sustainability reporting in the light of managing performance.

Who should attend

Middle, senior and executive level functional managers in organizations involved in sustainability strategy development and implementation, human resources, strategy, marketing, health, safety and environment (HSE), risk management and governance.

Experts

Professor Ogbechie has a first-class honours degree in mechanical engineering from Manchester University, an MBA from Manchester Business School and a PhD in Business Administration from Brunel Business School in the UK. He has vast experience in marketing, strategy and corporate governance deri...
Ijeoma Nwagwu, Ph.D. (Harvard Law), LL.M. (Harvard Law), B.L.(NLS, Abuja) earned her doctorate in Law (S.J.D) and Masters in Law (L.L.M) degrees from Harvard Law School and was awarded the Landon H. Gammon prize for academic excellence. After attending the Nigerian Law School, Ijeoma worked as l...

Files

Detailed Description
Detailed Description

Next dates

Nov 28, 2019
Lagos, Nigeria
NGN 90000 ≈USD 248
NGN 90000 per day

How it works

Show more