Understanding Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) and its Compliance

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Instructor: Stanley Epstein 
Product ID: 706763
Training Level: Intermediate

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  • Duration: 120 Min
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) has gained increasing attention over the past few years. Today many institutional investors will only invest in those companies that provide ESG performance reporting. ESG provides a set of standards for a company’s operations that today’s socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments in terms of how a company treats the environment, manages social issues (relationships with employees, suppliers, customers, and the communities where it operates), and deals with governance issues.
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Last Recorded Date: Nov-2021

 

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Why Should You Attend:

This course has a three-fold focus;

  • Provide the participant with an understanding of ESG. Here we look at what ESG is, its evolution and why it matters. We look at this, using examples of three ESG incidents (the Deepwater Horizon oil spill; the Volkswagen emissions scandal and the Facebook – Cambridge Analytica debacle).
  • Show how an ESG framework supports a company’s overall risk management strategy/structure.
  • Provide the hands-on knowledge you need to conduct more effective ESG due diligence, and to make better investment decisions. Here we present a step-by-step guide on the actions you need to take to ensure that your company becomes ESG compliant. We conclude by examining some current ESG myths.

ESG is an increasingly popular way for investors to evaluate companies in which they might want to invest. On the flipside, ESG can also help investors avoid companies that could pose a greater financial risk due to below par environmental or other practices.

ESG is relevant to analysts and investors, consumers and employees, and has become a major topic of discussion at Board meetings.

Learning Objectives:

  • ESG compliance is increasingly becoming mandatory in many countries with heavy penalties for non-compliance
  • Explore what ESG is and its relevance to making financial decisions
  • Identify key environmental, social, and governance issues
  • Discover how stakeholders influence corporate ESG performance
  • Recognize the ESG risks and opportunities
  • Identify ESG company performance using publicly available information

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Key ESG factors
  • Sustainable Investing
  • Corporate Pressure
  • Stakeholder Expectations
  • ESG Risks and Opportunities
  • Unique Risks in Corporate Supply Chains
  • ESG Investing Trends
  • Information Needs and Sources.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Directors and all levels of management
  • Operations and business staff at all levels in the business
  • Commercial firms
  • Import/Export firms
  • Import/Export brokers and agents
  • Money managers
  • Commodity trading advisors
  • Insurance companies
  • Government and central banks
  • Pension and hedge funds
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Analyst/Investigators
  • Registered Investment Advisors
  • Due Diligence Departments or Individuals
  • Corporate Management
  • Directors, CEOs, CFOs
  • Asset Managers
  • Finance Officers
  • Environmental Officers
Instructor Profile:
Stanley Epstein

Stanley Epstein
Company Director & Principal Associate, Citadel Advantage

Stanley is a Principal Associate and Director of Citadel Advantage Ltd., Since 2001 Citadel Advantage has been working with banks and financial institutions to make them safer and more profitable, through consulting and training, specifically in the key areas of Governance, Risk Management and Compliance.

Stanley has over 40 years of banking and IT experience, 33 of which were with the Standard Bank of South Africa where during the 1990s he filled an industry level role holding several key positions including that of Chairman of the PASA Risk Committee. He also represented South Africa at two sessions, in New York, of UNCITRAL (the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law).

He holds a Master Degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom.) degree, both from the University of South Africa, Pretoria.

Stanley has had extensive exposure to banking practice and banking operations in a number of countries including the USA, United Kingdom, South Africa, Israel, Europe and Australia. He has also acted as advisor to a number of central banks on payment systems, oversight, policy and payments risk issues.

More recently, he spent time in the high-tech sector as a payment systems designer and consultant to a global payments software developer.

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