ESG workshop series

The ESG masterclass
for business leaders

Co-hosted by:

LOGO         IASeminars      


How it works

The ESG masterclass for business leaders is a series of live online workshops designed to arm you with everything you need to help you on your ESG journey.

In these three workshops, our experts will take you on a journey to dispel the myths of ESG, shed light on its importance and give you some best practice tips to lead the conversation about ESG at your organisation.

Who is it for?

  • Business leaders

  • Senior finance professionals

  • Governance professionals

  • Managers

Introducing the experts

Kate Daniels, Consultant at Akerblom Advisory, draws on her 16 years of experience leading ESG strategy for various organisations. She understands the implications of ignoring ESG responsibilities and she has seen the power of achieving compliance with international investment standards to benefit communities, the workforce, shareholders, partners, and organisations, themselves.

We lean on the experience of Rob Moulin, who has been working in the field of financial training for over 18 years. His accounting career began in professional practice, followed by a move into industry and senior management positions within global FMCG companies. In the world of presenting, Robert is an experienced and highly sought-after presenter, trainer, consultant, and author.

Lastly, we are joined by VantagePoint Director, Matt Benaron who has a deep knowledge of finance strategy and experience of implementing finance systems. He focuses on how technology can be used to drive and support an ESG change initiative.

Get access to all three workshops today!

Session 1: Why ESG matters for the future of your organisation


Hear from our experts on how the rise of ESG has been driven by both the push (of investors and asset allocators) and the pull (of customers, employees, and other stakeholders), and what that means for you and your organisation.

We’ll be discussing:

  • What is driving the rise of ESG
  • How ESG can affect your organisation
  • The importance of buy in from all stakeholders
  • Some of the common challenges and how to deal with them
  • The processes and controls you need to have in place
  • The value of good data

Session 2: Taking your first ESG steps and the challenges you may face


Join us to hear from our experts on how to begin the conversation of implementing an ESG strategy

We’ll be discussing:

  • The first steps in your ESG journey
  • How to decide what matters most to your organisation
  • An introduction to materiality

Session 3: ESG implementation, reporting and compliance


Join us to hear from our experts on how to begin the conversation of implementing an ESG strategy.

We’ll be discussing:

  • Assurance, audits and ESG reporting
  • Technology strategy to support your success


Your hosts

Matt Benaron

Matt Benaron

Director at VantagePoint

Matt has extensive experience implementing finance solutions across multiple sectors. He is a CIMA-qualified chartered accountant with experience across varying finance systems as a solutions architect.

Kate Daniels

Kate Daniels

Consultant at Akerblom Advisory

With sixteen years of experience of managing ESG and impact, Kate has spent the majority of her career leading ESG for a pan-African forestry company and, later, as an ESG consultant for private equity funds and impact investors.

Rob Moulin-modified

Rob Moulin

Presenter at IASeminars

Robert Moulin has been working in the field of financial training for over 18 years. He is an experienced and highly sought after presenter, trainer, consultant and author.