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 Standard’s Board (SASB). ISSP’s Stakeholder Engagement Strategies series is designed to provide the sustainability professional, at any level, insights into a proven systematic process for engaging priority stakeholders and identifying material issues for action.
ISSP's comprehensive Stakeholder Engagement series consists of three courses. Use this page for a 20% discount on registration for all three courses in the Stakeholder Engagement 2017 series, or use the continue reading links below to register for individual courses.
Community and Stakeholder Engagement with Kathryn Cooper: 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. Continue reading...
Employee Engagement with Wendy Firlotte: Organizations of all sizes and functions consistently indicate their biggest employee engagement pain point is lack of participation. The primary hurdle here is that few organizations are able to authentically translate their engagement strategies into aligned and transformational employee action. Continue reading...
Supply Chain Engagement with Robb Dods: Every purchase of goods or services commits a portion of your organization to operate on either a sustainable or an unsustainable basis. All procurements include financial responsibility considerations; and many incorporate environmental responsibility, but few include any social responsibility considerations. Continue reading...
This series is delivered online via live webinars and includes a 24/7 online 'classroom' experience. Each course in the series consists of two 1-hour webinars. The entire series runs from February 7, 2017 until March 29, 2017.
How course status works: Participants who choose to audit will have full access to live webinars, discussion forums, and all online course materials. Participants who choose to audit do not have to complete homework assingments or quizzes (although there will still be readings), do not receive grades or feedback on assignments, and do not recieve a final grade.
Participants seeking credit have to complete - and pass - all homework assignments and quizzes. Successful completion of these requirements will earn a passing grade and an individualized Certificate of Completion.
*Registrants who are not ISSP members but hold current memberships in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE); Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating (STAR) Communities; or the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) may register using the AASHE/STAR Communities/USDN rates. You must use your institutional email address when registering in order to receive the discount.
This page will register you for all three courses in the Stakeholder Engagement 2017 series, with a 20% discount. You must choose the same course status (Credit or Audit) for all three section in order to receive the discount.
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|Credit - AASHE/STAR/USDN||$ 384.00|
|Audit - AASHE/STAR/USDN||$ 144.00|