Hesys Sustainability & Collaboration Services Limited

Training Courses

Course Title: Sustainability Management, organising for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

 

The objective of this course is to provide members of your organisation with an understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, why they are important and how to implement them in your organisation.

 

The SDGs are part of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a 15-year plan for advancing sustainable development globally. Agenda 2030 was adopted in 2015 by the 193 member countries of the United Nations. A central part of Agenda 2030 is the 17 SDGs, which set targets to be achieved by 2030 in the areas of social, environmental, and economic sustainability. The SDGs are the most comprehensive set of internationally agreed-upon sustainability targets to date.

 

The course is divided into 2 levels:

 

Level 1: Introducing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (STGs)

How: 90 minute webinar

Who: This is for everyone, but it is important to have senior management participation. 

What: It covers:

  • Background and history of the SDGs
  • Social, environmental & economic goals
  • Introduction into the 17 SDGs
  • Examples of SDG adoption 
  • The business case for SDG alignment
  • Next steps

 

Level 2:  Organising for the SDGs

How:  4 webinars, each 90 minutes in duration

 

Who: All key stakeholders 

 

What: The intention is that these are mini-workshops that help an organisation get started with the SDGs, by selecting the ones most relevant. The sessions are tailored for each specific organisation, but broadly cover:

 

  • Session 1: Social goals – this dimension of sustainability focuses on enhancing human well-being. 
  • Session 2: Environmental – this is concerned with the preservation of the natural environment. 
  • Session 3: Economic – this aims to improve people’s economic situations and conditions. 
  • Session 4: Getting started on organising for the SDGs, measuring and reporting

The outcome of these workshops are that your team creates a plan of action. This could include, for example, benchmarking the Greenhouse gas emissions and proposing strategies for reduction (SDG13 Climate Action) plus a number of others. GSK, the UK Pharma, have SDG3 (Health & Wellbeing)  as their main goal which links directly to their business. In addition, they are reporting on a number of other SDGs that are important to them as a business and to their stakeholders.

Course Title: Energise and extend your organisation through strategic partnerships

How: 90 minute webinar

 

Who: This is for everyone, but it is important to have senior management participation. 

 

What:

The objective of this training course  is to evaluate the potential of partnerships for your organisation. 

 Has your organisation considered expanding their reach through the identification and creation of partnerships and collaborations? This approach is common in large organisations, but in current times, could provide new opportunities for smaller organisations too. These opportunities could mean entering new markets and driving innovation.

  • In this workshop we will look at:
  • What partnerships are
  • Some examples of partnerships, both traditional and those supporting the green agenda and circular economy
  • Why organisations partner with each other
  • How to identify potential partners and start a conversation with them

The course is intended to be a practical session to help drive new ideas and create an outline plan.