Renewable Energy, Carbon Capture, Hydrogen & ESG > ESG Reporting Frameworks & Industry Best Practices - Classroom Training


About this Training Course

This 2-day training course provides an overview of ESG and analyses the disclosure requirements of different sustainability reporting frameworks including the various UN initiatives, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Task Force for Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

In addition, it covers the requirements of ISSB’s (International Sustainability Standards Board) exposure drafts/standards and overview of mandatory requirements in other key jurisdictions (UK, Europe, Asia, USA). During the course, we will look at real-life sustainability reports to understand the reporting and disclosure of ESG information and discuss the interlink between ESG and financial reporting.

To enable participants to obtain an understanding of ESG and the reporting frameworks, including current developments:

  • Obtain an overview of the drivers of ESG reporting and identify the material topics for reporting
  • Examine the reporting requirements of key ESG reporting frameworks: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Integrated Reporting, Greenhouse Gas Protocol
  • Overview of key UN initiatives and reporting requirements
  • Evaluate the standards/exposure drafts of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)
  • Review of EU regulations, and developments in UK, Asia and USA
  • Discuss the challenges in ESG reporting
  • Assess and interpret disclosures in sustainability reports of companies

The course is useful for accountants, finance, business sustainability executives and others who are involved in the ESG reporting cycle or those who broadly engaged in sustainability matters within a public or private company in the energy sector. This course will greatly benefit but not limited to:.

  • Risk officers
  • Legal & compliance specialists and managers
  • Corporate strategists and planners
  • Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) specialists and managers
  • Environmental specialists and managers
  • Business operations executives and managers
  • Internal auditors
  • Project and programme managers
  • Investor relations specialist and managers
  • Basic or Foundation

The training course is presented in an interactive workshop format that allows for discussion. The course will be delivered through analysis of case studies and running examples of problems.

Course Duration: 2 days in total (14hours)

The training instructor relies on a highly interactive training method to enhance the learning process. This method ensures that all participants gain a complete understanding of all the topics covered. The training environment is highly stimulating, challenging, and effective because the participants will learn by case studies which will allow them to apply the material taught in their own organization.

Training Schedule

0830 – Registration
0900 – Start of training
1030 – Morning Break
1045 – Training recommences
1230 – Lunch Break
1330 – Training recommences
1515 – Evening break
1530 – Training recommences
1700 – End of Training

Your expert course leader is a London based financial trainer and consultant. He has designed and facilitated workshops for finance and non-finance professionals from over 50 countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has spent considerable time working, advising and training in matters relating to international financial reporting and analysis (IFRS/IPSAS), including technical updates and delivered workshops for organisations in different sectors including oil & gas, banking, insurance, public sector, professional services firms and educational institutions.  He specialises in international financial reporting and analysis (IFRS/IPSAS) & ESG reporting.

He has written materials on IFRS Accounting for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and was invited by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board® (IAASB®) to present on IFRS 9 Financial Instruments at their board meeting in New York. In addition, he has spoken at conferences and events organised by professional bodies and management associations.

He has previously worked with Lloyds Bank and Ernst & Young in London. In addition to being a Chartered Accountant (India), Saket holds IFRS certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He was awarded a full scholarship for MSc in Multinational Accounting and Financial Management in the UK. He is a CFA® charterholder.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
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Learn what past participants have said about PetroEdge training courses

Well researched and presented course.

ESG Reporting workshop, 2022

The training was very insightful and the material used was relevant and I could relate.

Risk Officer, Sibanye-Stillwater

Excellent facilitator, explains things very well with great use of examples.

Cairn Energy, UK