the ESG INSTITUTEĀ®

a GLOBAL Environmental, Social and governance KNOWLEDGE REPOSITORY

We are driven by the vision to create an international online Environmental, Social and Governance knowledge portal managed by leading governance practitioners for the purpose of providing globally acclaimed awareness, education and training journeys.

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We aim to become the primary global resource for ESG knowledge expertise, and training.

Warren Buffet coined the saying, "When the tide goes out you can see who's swimming naked." 

The global pandemic has exposed the full extent of social inequalities, food insecurity, environmental challenges and poor governance internationally. Never before has sustainable development and responsible investment been more important.

Our Process

We offer a wide range of services including providing sovereign assistance for countries in developing National Sustainability Frameworks, assistance with access to finance, and implementation oversight. Expert consulting and advisory services, bespoke online training courses with certification, tailored for asset owners, issuers and managers. Directors training as well as Comprehensive Corporate Packages, supported by tailored courseware, are offered to develop and implementation ESG  strategy enterprise-wide. A platform of international content for members including third party courses and software.

CONTENT

Presentations and workshops on social media are optimised to produce multiple data content. This includes video, podcasts, course-work and articles which are all stored in the members' library and applied in bespoke online training (including CPD points) and short courses.

  •  NEWSLETTER

    ESG news and articles are published in the weekly ESG Institute Newsletter  for members, and converted into published handbooks and training guidelines.

  • eXPERTS

    Our founding members have decades of ESG expertise,  These professional skills as supplemented by our global network of ESG consultants and professional advisers who co-present workshops and presentations. Their knowledge content will be available to members in the library.

  • mEMBERSHIP

    ESG Institute members are granted premium access to the knowledge library, ESG Institute Newsletter, discounts on workshops, presentations, conferences, talks and courses for CPD points and certification.

    AFFILIATIONS AND COLLABORATIONS

     The ESG Institute proud to be associated with the institutions, professional organisations, expert consultants and relevant institutions listed below. These will be added to as we grow and expand.

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    cORPORATE gOVERNANCE ACCREDITATION

    Leading ESG consultant since 2001. Pioneered certification of ESG in listed companies in South Africa and online Board Evaluations. 

    Member of the Working Group of the national regulator, the Financial Services Board  (now the FSCB), that developed the governance code for pension funds (PF130). Consultant to IFC for governance evaluation of Pan African Banking group. 

    Pioneered the development of ESG benchmarking software for multiple industry sectors via subsidiary.

    Shareholders include the past   CEO of the Institute of Directors, and the past Head of the Global Corporate Governance Forum, a division of the World Bank, Washington DC, USA.

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