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Thriving through inflection points in sustainability for the food, drink and horticulture industry

Programme Purpose

Accelerating sustainability by aligning boards and executive teams with their organisations to create resilient supply chains, enhanced innovation for growth and distinctive organisations.

Programme Objectives - Accelerating Leadership of Sustainability

In 2012, the Origin Green programme pioneered a pathway for the Irish food, drink and horticulture industry to begin its sustainability journey. We must now elevate the issue of sustainability to a guiding principle for businesses. The Irish food, drink and horticulture industry has called out its senior leadership group as the key force in meeting the challenges facing the industry. Customer demand for sustainability and our national requirement for carbon reduction cannot be dealt with by sustainability professionals working alone and isolated in the organisation. Sustainability must be led from the board and the executive team embedding sustainability into business strategy and investment decisions. Immediate action and the accelerated leadership of sustainability is now an urgent requirement.

Closing Date for Applications - 15th August so reserve your place now.

Key Details

4th October 2022

Start Date

Residential Modules & Online Sessions

Delivery

3 in person modules, 3 days each

Taught Modules

€5,400 or €3,250*

Fees

CPD Certificate

Accredited / Credits

Programme Dates

Autumn Intake 2022

Module DescriptionDelivery Dates
Sustainability in a Strategic & Governance Context  Tuesday 4th - Thursday 6th October 2022
Transitioning to a Sustainable Business Tuesday 6th  - Thursday 8th December 2022
Accelerating Sustainable Opportunities Tuesday 31st January -Thursday 2nd February 2023

 

Spring Intake 2023

Module DescriptionDelivery Dates
Sustainability in a Strategic & Governance Context  Tuesday 7th - Thursday 9th March 2023
Transitioning to a Sustainable Business Tuesday 18th - Thursday 20th April 2023
Accelerating Sustainable Opportunities Tuesday 16th - Thursday 18th May 2023

 

Further iterations of the programme will run in Q4 2023, exact dates to follow.

Tuition Fees

* The fees for participation in the Leaders Sustainability Acceleration Programme for verified Origin Green member companies are as follows:

€5,400 per participant

€3,250 per participant for small companies with a turnover of less than €3.5 million per annum (requires proof of turnover accounts as such for baseline of 2020/2021 at acceptance stage)

Support for this Programme is provided by Bord Bia under EU De Minimis regulations. For any queries relating to De Minimis please contact sharon.colgan@bordbia.ie

Cost per retailer/foodservice Origin Green member participant is €10,780.  Note: Funding from Bord Bia is not available for these sectors.

 

 

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