How corporate boards can oversee environmental, social and governance risks (ESG)

About this workshop

Are you concerned about how to identify and manage the risk of potential liability as a director or non-executive director arising out of ESG risks, particularly those related to climate change and human rights legislation? Do you know how to assess your liability to exposure? Have you got a robust environmental and human rights due diligence framework in place? This interactive workshop will help address these key issues.


  • Online only
  • Advanced
  • Modules: 2
  • Study: 2.5 hours over 2 weeks
  • Duration: 5 hours in total
  • From £595 (excl. VAT)


  • Comprehensive workshop
  • Real-life case studies
  • Lively online discussion
  • Theory and practice
  • UK and global requirements
  • Online training
4 December & 11 December 2024 14:00 - 16:30 (GMT)

£595 excl. VAT

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Who's it suitable for?

C-suite and directors. From HR and finance directors to CEOs, make sure your legal responsibilities are covered.

Managers . Sustainability, environmental and ethical managers

Compliance and legal. Perfect for lawyers, compliance officers and general counsel

Governance managers . Managers overseeing governance functions

ESG committees and executive boards . Cross functional groups

Learning outcomes

01. Overview of the latest legal compliance and best practice requirements under climate change legislation and human rights legislation

02. Understand how to approach ESG governance requirements

03. Explain a range of sources in identifying ESG risks and subsequent business risk

04. Explain director’s obligations with reference to the director’s duties for ESG

05. Learn how to identify and manage ESG risks and disclosure

Who’ll deliver the workshop?

Colleen Theron, CEO of Ardea International will personally facilitate the workshop. Colleen is a tri-qualified solicitor with more than 25 years’ legal and commercial experience of working with businesses and NGOs across sectors at both strategic and operational level. She provides training at directorial and managerial levels on ESG issues, including environmental, human rights and modern slavery risks.


Why study with Ardea?

Participating in our IEMA accredited modern slavery, business and human rights training will broaden your understanding, deepen your knowledge and widen your professional network.

You’ll learn the theory, review best-practice case studies and get to grips with the legal and compliance parameters and how to apply them within your organisational setting. Come away with strategies, practices and processes to ensure that what you’ve studied has a lasting impact and pro-actively supports your career progression.




Discounts are available for individuals and NGOs of up to 20%

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