ESG Competent Boards

Overview

Gain the ESG mindset leaders of today need to adapt, transform and pivot to a new global reality. This ESG training program is designed by and for board members, executives, investors, and those who advise them.

 

Join online dialogues with renowned global leaders focusing on crucial strategy issues, discussed through the lens of COVID-19 and its impacts. Gain access to carefully curated reading lists, original case studies and thought-provoking questions to help you create value, enhance resiliency, and establish good governance.

Trainer

Helle Bank Jorgensen

Topics

Format

The training programme involves 12 bi-weekly 90 minute sessions over 24 weeks.

It is comprised of public classes managed by a facilitator and chaired by an expert.

The training is conducted online and is globally applicable.

Certification

When booking through the Good Governance Academy, all attendees will receive certificates of attendance.

Our certificates of attendance are used by most professional associations for continuing professional development purposes.

Students who successfully complete the programme are also awarded the ESG Competent Boards certification and Designation (GCB.D).

Cost

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Helle Bank Jorgensen

CEO, Competent Boards

Helle Bank Jorgensen is the CEO of Competent Boards, which offers the global online ESG Competent Boards Certificate and Designation Program with a faculty of over 100 renowned international board members, executives and experts.

She has a 30-year track record in turning Environment, Social, Governance (ESG), Climate and Sustainability risks into innovative and profitable business opportunities. She has worked with many global Fortune 500 board members and executives, as well as smaller companies and investors.

Besides being a board member, she serves on:

· His Royal Highness Prince of Wales A4S (Accounting for Sustainability) Global Expert Panel;
· The Non-financial Digitisation Working Group of the Impact Management Project (IMP);
· World Economic Forum (WEF) Expert Network for Corporate Governance, Leadership, and Emerging Multinationals;
· The Reuters Panel of Expert Judges for the Responsible Business Awards;
· Canadian Climate Governance Experts – a Commonwealth Climate & Law Initiative.

She has served as the Chair of the European Sustainability Reporting Association (ESRA); the Global Compact Network Canada; Datamaran; and as a member of International IDEA Finance and Audit Committee; The European Policy Centre (EPC) Governing board; the Sustainability Advisory Panel of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and at the Sustainability Policy Group of the Institute of European Accountants (FEE).

Helle was the creator of the world’s first Green Account based on life-cycle assessment and the world’s first Integrated Report, the first integrated responsible supply chain management system, and was the principal organizer for the CEO/Investor-network for Business Ethics and Non-Financial Reporting. In addition, she led the improvement of investor communication for global companies and has worked on Natural Capital Accounting for IFC/World Bank.

In 2020 she was awarded the Global Impact Award and named one of “5 people in ESG to look out for”. She is a regular keynote speaker and author of many thought-leading articles and books.

She is a business lawyer and state-authorized public accountant (CPA) by training and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Auditing. She is a former PwC audit and advisory partner in Denmark and the US leading Sustainability & Climate Practices.

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