ESG trainer profile​

What should the ideal ESG trainer look like?
In terms of skills, here are a few tips:
 
Hard Skills:
 
• Digital skills: The ESG trainer should have skills in using not complex tools digital tools, i.e. excel, to conduct data analysis and effectively communicate findings. In addition to this, ESG trainer should be able to integrate technological use of methods within their ESG-related implementations.
• Data analytic: The ESG requires data analytics to measure company’s contributions to ESG and identify specific ESG factors (e.g., track employee diversity). The ESG trainer should have an ability in analysing data and utilising analytical tools to develop insights and recommendations.
• Numerical skills: The ESG trainer should have skills in numerical analysis and financial modelling. Also, ESG trainer should possess skill of interpreting numerical data derived as a result of analyses.
• Risk assessment: The ESG trainer should have a capacity to identify and assess ESG risks, and develop effective strategies to manage them.
• Carbon footprint calculations: The ESG trainer should have an ability to calculate how much greenhouse gases are generated as a result of your actions.
 
Soft Skills:
 
•Strategic and diverse thinking: The ESG trainer should have a capacity to think critically and creatively, and develop innovative solutions that address complex ESG challenges.
•Communication: The ESG trainer should skills to articulate complex ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner, as well as actively listen to and engage with others.
•Empathy: The ESG trainer should have a capacity to empathise with diverse stakeholder perspectives and understand their values and concerns.
•Networking: The ESG trainer should have a capacity to establish and maintain professional relationships with various stakeholders in the ESG field.
•Leadership: The ESG trainer should have a capacity to provide strong leadership, vision, and guidance to individuals and teams towards ESG objectives.
•Enhanced motivation: The ESG trainer should have ability to inspire and motivate chambers and SMEs towards adopting ESG framework.
•Social consciousness: This is the ability to recognise and address social and environmental issues and strive towards positive change. The ESG trainer should have high levels of social consciousness.
•Passion: The ESG trainer should have a strong motivation and enthusiasm for the introduction and implementation of ESG processes in chambers and SMEs.
•Patience: The ESG trainer should be patient in a way that he or she should be able to work diligently and persistently towards long-term goals and outcomes.
•Teamwork: The ESG trainer should value teamwork and work effectively with diverse teams and
promote collaboration and cooperation.
•Creativity: The ESG trainer should have a capacity to generate new ideas and approaches that
facilitate ESG progress.
•Multi-tasking: This involves performing more than one task simultaneously. The ESG trainer should be able to deliver effective training by analysing the concerns of chambers and SMEs at the same time.