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Advanced  CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) Professional, Dubai

Advanced CSO Professional Training, by Sustainability Knowledge Group

Sustainability Knowledge Group and GreenEmirates

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 at 09:00 - Thursday, 10 November 2016 at 17:00 (GST)

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The Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional is a challenging and interactive training for those professionals seeking in-depth knowledge and understanding to successfully respond to strategic as well as operational issues. Participants will acquire practical skills and hands-on experience to implement practical solutions across their organisations.



The Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional is a leading training program that provides a holistic and in-depth analysis of current Sustainability and CSR issues, trends, challenges, standards and strategies. It is an advanced certified training that clarifies concepts and standards, provides methodologies to address, manage and report on Sustainability and CSR and stimulates innovative answers to overcome business uncertainties. Focus will be placed on developing loyal stakeholders, on risks and opportunities for financial and social value creation, on building the business case and obtaining competitive advantage.


International Certification & Recognition

Sustainability Knowledge Group training programs are fully certified by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). All participants will receive a certificate of Attendance. Participants can further enhance their knowledge and skills by completing a post course assignment and earn their ILM Certification. Guidance is provided and successful participants receive their Certificate directly from ILM verifying their knowledge and successful completion.

Topics include

  • Sustainability and CSR concepts
  • Stakeholder identification and management
  • Sustainable supply chains
  • Legislation, developments and trends
  • Stakeholder engagement programs and gamification
  • Social return on investment (SROI)
  • International reporting standards (incl. UNGC, GRI, IIR, ISO2600, GHG Protocol)
  • Climate change, circular economy
  • Sustainability strategies and new business models
  • Communicating sustainability, green marketing, storytelling

Top benefits and unique personalised offerings 

  • Complementary Annual ILM membership!
  • Introductory call to assess your needs and expectations!
  • Post course follow up, on line support and guidance!
  • Acquire a holistic and inclusive perspective
  • Assess and manage risks & opportunities
  • Realise CSR and Sustainability challenges and developments
  • Adopt stakeholder strategic approach
  • Adopt practical application of CSR concept
  • Effective disclosure of corporate strategies, material issues, goals, performance, impacts
  • Development and implementation of Strategy
  • Utilise effective methodologies in communication, engagement and new business models
  • Maximise impact from CSR and Sustainability Initiatives
  • Increase profile and competitiveness
  • Improve Sustainability performance

Who should attend

This training is for professionals from:

  • CSR/ Sustainability
  • Corporate governance/ Risk management
  • Human recourses
  • Marketing/ Communications/PR
  • Supply chain
  • Health & Safety
  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Corporate philanthropy/NGOs
  • Corporate level


For information please contact

Lead Trainer:

Ms Aglaia Ntili:

tel: +971(0)553231190


Tel: +971(0)569713002

Meet your trainer: Aglaia Ntili

With over 10 years’ experience in the fields of Sustaina-bility Strategy, Reporting, Training, CSR Programs, Stakeholder Engagement, SROI, Quality, Performance, Environmental Management and Systems Implementation, Aglaia has made important contri-butions as practitioner, trainer, coach and advisor.
She developed the Middle East and Greek version of the GRI G3.1, the Bridging Module and G4 Training for local providers and has trained over 400 pro-fessionals in GRI Reporting, Sustainability and CSR, in United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Qatar, Sudan, India, Japan, Belgium, Romania, UK and Greece.
Her CSR and Sustainability experience extends in Middle East, Europe, Africa and USA and has led diversified projects in sectors including: Construction, Consulting, Banking, FMCG, Education, Local Authorities, Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Technology, Shipping, Facility Management, Concessionaire, hospitality and NGOs at an international level.
Aglaia holds an MBA, an MSc in Total Quality Management & Business Excellence and a Degree in Business Administration. She is ISO9000 Lead Au-ditor, EFQM Accredited European Excellence Assessor, an IEMA, GRI and ILM approved trainer.


~A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of your registration.

~Please note that full payment must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

~Only those delegates whose fees have been paid in full will be admitted to the event.

~Entry to the event may be refused if payment in full is not received.

~Substitutions are welcome at any time.

~Our cancellation policy is 2 weeks prior to training. After this, you will need to pay the full amount.

~Transfers are subject to €100 administration fee.

~Registrations cancelled more than 2 weeks before the training are subject to €100 administration fee.

~SustainabilityKick retains the right to reschedule the training if the number of participants is below 5. If a training is cancelled or postponed, participants will be transferred to the next available date at no cost.

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Do you have questions about Advanced CSO Professional Training, by Sustainability Knowledge Group? Contact Sustainability Knowledge Group and GreenEmirates

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Dubai, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 at 09:00 - Thursday, 10 November 2016 at 17:00 (GST)

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Sustainability Knowledge Group and GreenEmirates

Sustainability Knowledge Group is a global advisory firm dedicated in creating value for businesses through strategic CSR and Sustainability solutions. We provide certified training, coaching and tailor-made advisory solutions grounded in international theory and successful application. Our Vision is to make Sustainable Business a Choice for companies and organizations around the world.

GreenEmirates Online Business Directory aims to provide an independent and comprehensive resource of the widest range of information on Green and Sustainable products, companies and events focused on the United Arab Emirates. In 2014 GreenEmirates launched the Sustainability Business Network, a leading monthly initiative focusing on knowledge sharing and networking, through events and focused round table sessions across the UAE.

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