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Development of the company's sustainable development (ESG) management system with a focus on investment attractiveness
Duration: 8 hours
Recruitment is open
Format: offline
Cost: $300 (without VAT)
The training offers participants in-depth professional and practical knowledge on building a sustainable development (ESG) management system in a company with a special focus on the expectations of the investment community.
Rostislav Kurinko
· PhD, certified professional in the field of sustainable development (ESG) and strategic management, as well as integrated communications and corporate reporting with 15 years of experience,
· an official, certified trainer of the Global Initiative for Reporting in the field of sustainable development (GRI),
· a graduate of the Sustainable Business Strategy program from Harvard Business School and the United Nations Academy of Socially Responsible Investment (UN PRI),
· qualified CSR/ESG consultant of the EBRD Business Consulting Program, editor-in-chief of the international business magazine "Sustainable Business",
· successfully built the CSR\SR\ESG function "from scratch" in one of the largest railway companies in Europe,
· has more than 15 years of experience as a consultant on sustainable development and ESG issues,
· founder and CEO of Premier Business Consulting & Communication – a consulting boutique that provides effective solutions in the field of strategic consulting, development of sustainable development practices (ESG) and interaction with the investment community,
· among its clients are leading companies and international organizations: Ukrzaliznytsia, Naftogaz of Ukraine, Energoatom, Ukrhydroenergo, Metinvest, Group DF, Ukrsibbank, PrivatBank, Carlsberg, Avon, Heineken, Pobuzhsky Ferronickel Combine, Kazatomprom, Rostelecom, Zovnisheconombank, RusHydro, ARMZ, IBA Group, the UN Global Compact network, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and many other leading companies and organizations of Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, and EU countries.
· author of the book "Mastering CSR: simply about the complex" (republished in 3 countries: Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan) - the first systematic publication in the CIS, which reveals the process of implementing CSR in practice.
· author of 100+ publications on CSR/UR/ESG topics, published in leading international and national business and academic publications.
Participation in the training will provide an opportunity to develop corporate ESG management practices in accordance with the leading modern models and expectations of the investment and analytical environment. In turn, the implementation of acquired skills, in particular, the understanding of the integration of the sustainable development management system (ESG) into the general management of the company and its corporate reporting will provide a qualitatively new level of management of the company's multilateral influence, a wide range of ESG risks, will contribute to the formation of a positive perception of the company by stakeholders, and as well as a significant increase in investment attractiveness.
about the strategic approach and the structure of the ESG-evaluation model of the practice of corporate management of sustainable development (ESG), which is used by leading investment and analytical agencies;
how to develop a consistent and balanced roadmap for the development of corporate governance, sustainable development (ESG) and corporate reporting practices in the company.
During the training you will learn:
how to develop and conduct a qualitative self-assessment of a company's current ESG management practices that will demonstrate strengths and weaknesses, as well as identify opportunities and next steps for development and improvement;
The transition to complex strategic management models of the company taking into account the factors of sustainable development (ESG) will make it possible to attract investments on more favorable terms, in particular within the framework of the model of "responsible" financing; improve the company's reputation and trust in society and among key stakeholders.

The cumulative effect of the implementation of a balanced system of management and reporting on sustainable development (ESG) will be a significant deepening of the company's strategic vision of multi-vector development, taking into account a wider range of opportunities for rapid and stable growth.
Top managers of companies, ESG analysts and consultants, leading managers in IR, PR, GR, CSR and sustainable development.
The training program is based on:
  • Materials of Harvard Business School, United Nations Academy of Socially Responsible Investment (UN PRI).
  • Practices of applying international policies and approaches "Sustainability Policies and
  • Standards" from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), "Environmental and Social Policy" from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
  • Practices of application of international standards Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), AA1000SES, The FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Carbon disclosure project (CDP) .
  • Practices of applying the ISO 26000 Social Responsibility Guidelines and 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals in the business environment.
  • Implementation practices of the requirements of the EU Directive on the disclosure of non-financial data NFR Directive 2014/95, Directive 2013/34/EU, the European Union's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and the EU Taxonomy Regulation.
  • Expectations of leading international investment and analytical agencies in the field of ESG (S&P DJSI CSA, Sustainalytics, MSCI, FTSE4Good, etc.).
Block 1.
The ideal system of sustainable development and ESG in the understanding and expectation of international standards and investment analytical agencies: pros and cons.
Block 2.
Methodological foundations and a model for conducting a qualitative ESG assessment of the state of development of the practice of sustainable development (ESG) management.
Block 3.
An overview of existing tools, life hacks and practical advice on building and integrating a sustainable development management system (ESG) into the company's general management and corporate reporting.
Block 4.
An open questions and answers session on the broad issues of implementing the concept of sustainable development (ESG) in the business environment for training participants by expert practitioner R. Kurinko.
Joint initiative:
St. Borysoglibska 16a