the ESG INSTITUTE

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 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 utilise a wide range of media channels for the purposes of generating ESG content via discussions, presentations, podcasts, workshops and publications, utilising and leveraging both internal resources and capacity as well as external resources derived from formal and informal international associations and collaborations.

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.

  • eSG gAZETTE

    ESG news and articles are published monthly in the ESG Gazette  for members, and converted into published handbooks and training guidelines.

  • eXPERTS

    In addition to the decades of expertise brought into the ESG Institute by its founding members, well known international academics, consultants and professional advisers will co-present workshops and presentations and their knowledge content will be available to members in the library.

  • mEMBERSHIP

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

    AFFILIATIONS AND COLLABORATIONS

    A cornerstone of the ESG Institute is its relationships with international academic institutions, professional organisations, expert consultants and relevant institutions. These will be added regularly 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.

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