the ESG INSTITUTE®
a GLOBAL Environmental, Social and governance KNOWLEDGE REPOSITORY and service provider
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.
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.
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 multinational organisations, asset owners, issuers and managers. Directors training as well as Comprehensive Corporate Packages, supported by White-labelled courseware, are offered to develop and integrate ESG strategy enterprise-wide. A library of international content for members including bespoke and third party courses and software.
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.
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.