AccountAbility Certified Sustainability Practitioner and Verifier Course



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DNV Business Assurance Singapore in collaboration with Two Tomorrows

is proud to present the AccountAbility certified Sustainability Practitioner and Verifier course.
Sustainability is high on the agenda for many businesses and there’s a pressing need for companies to develop a solid corporate responsibility programme, which addresses stakeholder expectations.  Transparency with respect to environmental, social and economic performance is essential, but the burning question for many organisations is how to achieve this? Read on to find out more!

Who should attend

Professionals  seeking a solid grounding in corporate responsibility, and those seeking to move into the CR field.

  • CR or Sustainability Manager
  • Communications Professional
  • Procurement Professional
  • Auditor
  • Academic
  • Consultant
  • Senior Executive
  • HR or Training Manager
  • What you will learn

  • Knowledge and understanding of current and emerging CR trends and issues
  • AA1000AS, AA1000SES, GRI and ISO 26000 standards/guidelines
  • How to have successful stakeholder engagement
  • Skills to generate top quality sustainability reports
  • Sustainability reporting assurance
  • Hundreds of delegates have completed our certified corporate responsibility training since its launch in 2008. Companies who’ve sent staff on the course include BAE Systems, BSI, The Co-operative, Deloitte, Eni, Ernst & Young, Guardian News & Media, Nestlé, Nokia, PwC, RBS, SGS, SK Telecom and Vodafone, just to name a few.

    Course Overview

    Certified Sustainability Practitioner: 3-Day Course (Modules A, B & C)
    Certified Sustainability Verifier: 5-Day Course (Modules A, B, C & D)
    The course is delivered through a mixture of lectures, practical exercises and small group discussion.
    Module A : Corporate responsibility and sustainability
    A general introduction to current issues in corporate social responsibility, sustainability and accountability, and the regulatory context - including the new ISO 26000 international social responsibility standard.
    Module B : Stakeholder engagement
    Covers the rationale for stakeholder engagement and how to undertake it successfully. Includes detailed examination of AccountAbility and UNEP stakeholder engagement methodologies.
    Module C : Reporting
    Covers the aims and benefits of sustainability reporting and key principles including materiality. Looks closely at the Global Reporting Initiative ‘G3’ sustainability reporting guidelines. Review and evaluate a range of company reports.
    Module D : Assurance practitioner training
    A two-day module. Covers the principles and procedures of sustainability assurance with reference to the newly revised AA1000 Assurance Standard. Hands-on experience through a team-based assurance exercise.

    The Trainer

    Jason Perks is the Director of Sustainability Services of Two Tomorrows, a leading international corporate sustainability agency. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of sustainability, and advises a range of leading global brands in Asia as CEO of Two Tomorrows (Asia). Jason also produced the first comprehensive sustainability management guidelines and toolkit (Project Sigma) that led the way for more recent standards and guidelines. Delegates will benefit from his many years of experience across all main industry sectors. Read more about Jason here.

    Course Details & Promotional Pricing

    Location: DNV Technology Centre, Auditorium 2, 10 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118224
    Date: 10 - 14 December 2012
    Certified Sustainability Practitioner (3-Day Course - Modules A, B & C): SGD 3750 SGD 2100*
    Certified Sustainability Verifier: (5-Day Course - Modules A, B, C & D): SGD 5750 SGD 2800*
    Contact us now: Ros Oh (+65 9686 9802) or Charles Tan (+65 9093 1375)
    *Now at a discounted price!
    All prices not inclusive of 7% GST.


    DNV Business Assurance is a world leading certification body. We work with our customers to assure the performance of their organisations, persons, products and operations through certification, verification, assessment and training services to create trust and confidence and assure a sustainable business performance.
    Being part of DNV, a global provider of services for managing risk, we belong to a network of 10,000 employees within 300 offices in 100 countries.

    Supporting Organisations

    Asia Plantation Capital
    Diamond Energy
    City Developments Ltd