Stakeholder Engagement is an essential component of risk reduction and opportunity optimization for organizations. In addition, it is a requirement of sustainability reporting under frameworks such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). The Sustainability Learning Centre's Kathryn Cooper, ISSP-SA, will cover community and stakeholder engagement, to provide the sustainability professional, at any level, insights into a proven systematic process for engaging priority stakeholders and identifying material issues for action.
Stakeholders can be defined as groups or individuals who affect, or are affected by the attainment of an organisation's goals (Freeman, 2010). Increasingly business, municipalities and other organizations are recognizing that stakeholder engagement is essential. It can be a barrier or enabler to an organization's goals.
Learn more about our February course, which will be delivered online via two 1-hour live webinars and includes a 24/7 online 'classroom' experience, here. The webinars are scheduled for Wednesdays, February 20th and 27th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PT-US (Portland, OR). Check your timezone here. Recordings of live webinars will be available for all registrants.
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