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Sustainability Return on Investment (S-ROI) Training Courses

Learn About Sustainability Return on Investment (S-ROI)

All sessions are led by our founder and CEO, Lise Laurin, one of the field’s most prominent researchers and author of the forthcoming book, Sustainability Return on Investment.

Whether you want a FREE one-hour introduction, a three-hour hands-on session, or a full-day master class on Social Impact Assessment as well as Sustainability ROI (S-ROI), or a full day master class on Sustainable-ROI Facilitation Interactive Workshop. EarthShift Global is the ideal source for training in Sustainable-ROI (S-ROI) – today’s hottest topic in strategic sustainability thinking.

 

FREE One-Hour Introduction to Sustainable-ROI, Online Session

An introduction to basics of S-ROI and its ability to help decision-makers reduce risk and make projects more successful through rigorous, quantitative, financially oriented modeling of environmental, social and economic issues on stakeholders.

Lise Laurin will explain the S-ROI approach and the types of situations when it can best be applied, and share her experience using S-ROI to identify opportunities and uncover risk factors on behalf of companies, organizations and government agencies in the US, Asia, South America and Africa.

Next class:  February 19, 2019, 11:00 - 12:00 AM EST,
                     September 5, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT
                     
Download our Registration Form (PDF) today to Register for This FREE Online Class:

Register for Feb. 19 or Sept 5, 2019

 

Three-Hour "Dig Deepter" Online Sustainable-ROI Class with Hands-on 3Pillars Software 

If you’re ready to dig deeper into the planning and execution of S-ROI analyses, this class is for you – three hours of practical insights from Lise Laurin, one of the world’s most experienced S-ROI practitioners and developers.

You’ll learn how to identify stakeholders and ensure that their views are represented, ways to make the information-gathering process as efficient as possible, and how to integrate S-ROI findings into your organization’s decision-making process for maximum effectiveness. Also includes a short hands-on introduction to using EarthShift Global’s 3Pillars, the only general-purpose S-ROI software package on the market.

Prerequisites:  None
Duration:  3 hours
Cost:  $750 per person
Student Discount: Students receive a 50% discount on all EarthShift Global classes (provided minimum attendance requirements are met).

Next Class:  November 6, 2019, 10:00-1:00PM EST
Download our Registration Form (PDF) today to Register for This Online Class:

Register for November 6

 

Full Day Master Class: Social Impact Assessment, Sustainability ROI – Interactive Training

  • This Onsite Class is offered March 27th, 2019 in the Bay Area, CA on Day 2 of our:  Spring 2019 and Fall Sustainability Assessment and Planning Bootcamp Training Programs. Check Out Our Fall 2018 Session, October , 2019.

Social Impact Assessment is one of the most powerful aspects of S-ROI – and this class with EarthShift Global CEO and founder Lise Laurin will prepare you to incorporate a variety of social metrics into your sustainability assessment process.

Suitable for sustainability professionals or LCA practitioners at any level of experience, the course provides an in-depth introduction into effectively assessing social impacts using several assessment techniques.

Robust methods to assess the social side of sustainability are just beginning to be accepted and used. This course will introduce you to the several social impact assessment methods and the strengths and weaknesses in each. Several of the methods will be combined with Life Cycle Assessment results in a class exercise looking at a policy, decision or investment chosen by the participants. And, FREE use of LCA and S-ROI software tools is included, as well as access to a Free Trial of software at the end of the course.

Topics

  • Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA)
  • Social Risk Assessment
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • Sustainable-Return on Investment (S-ROI)

Prerequisites:  None
Duration:  7 hours, plus optional 1-hour after-class webinar
Cost:  $1,250 per person
Student Discount: Students receive a 50% discount on all EarthShift Global classes (provided minimum attendance requirements are met).

Download our Registration Form (PDF) today to Register for this Onsite Course held in the Bay Area, CA — on March 27, 2019 from 9 am to 5 pm, PST and again in October, 2019, from 9 am to 5 pm, EST.

Register for 2019, March 27, Nov. 6 or October 

 

Full-Day Master Class: Sustainability (S-ROI) Facilitation Workshop – Interactive Training

This class is led by our founder and CEO, Lise Laurin, one of the field’s most prominent researchers and author of the forthcoming book, Sustainability Return on Investment.

This popular workshop takes an experiential approach to learning the methodology for Sustainable Return on Investment (S-ROI). We will conduct an S-ROI using the expertise of the assembled group, exploring what works and identifying stumbling blocks to success.

We’ll also examine the 3Pillars tool and how it can reduce the resources required to complete an assessment. (A free 30-day trial of the 3Pillars software is available.) Some exploration of sensitivity to various scenarios and costs will be conducted. Optionally, the group can write a report and present to each other during a web meeting at a date agreed to at the end of the course.

Topics

  • Participate in an S-ROI workshop
  • Overview of S-ROI methodology
  • Overview of facilitation techniques
  • Exercises and discussions that make the participants more comfortable
  • Identify risks and opportunities
  • Assign probabilities and costs
  • What is Bayesian probability?
  • See data in 3Pillars format
  • Run analysis
  • Learn what sensitivity analyses can do
  • Run sensitivity analyses

Prerequisites: This workshop requires an understanding of basic S-ROI methodologies prior to the workshop, and a preliminary reading on the topic chosen for the S-ROI. Participants may also choose to attend a final web meeting, approximately 1 hour long, scheduled when participants are all available (depending upon the outcome of the workshop).
Duration: 7 hours, plus optional 1-hour after-class webinar

Cost: $1,250 per person
Student Discount: Students receive a 50% discount on all EarthShift Global classes (provided minimum attendance requirements are met).

Download our Registration Form (PDF) today to Register for this Onsite Course held in Portsmouth, NH — on November 13, 2018, from 9 am to 5 pm, EST.

Register for October , 2019

 


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