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Start Date

March 2024


4 weeks

About the Course

Class I: ESG Overview with Focus on Environmental

Dates - March 11th at 11 AM CT (Make up class March 18th at 10 AM CT)

Instructor:  Neil Hammond, Partner, GoldSpring Consulting

We’ll begin with clear definitions of ESG and the intersection with culture and DEI.  We will then, dive straight into the Environmental portion.  What has been done, by which travel category, and how do buyers incorporate into their sourcing or programs at large?


Class II: Social Criteria

Dates - March 18th at 11 AM CT (Make up class March 25th at 10 AM CT)

Instructor:  Will Tate, Partner, GoldSpring Consulting

We’ll focus on the Social criteria and how companies treats their people.  We incorporate cultural assessments, diversity equity and inclusion into our industry review.  We’ll look both internally and externally to helpful tools and processes.  We’ll conclude with one potential framework for moving forward.


​Class III:  Governance

Dates - March 25th at 11 AM CT (Make up class April 8th at 10 AM CT)

Instructor: Cindy Fisher, Partner, SVP, Strategic Business Development, GoldSpring Consulting

The Governance criteria examines how a corporation polices itself and share different approaches.  We’ll review internal and external strategies and evaluations for integrating with travel programs.

Class IV: Q&A Session

Dates - April 8th at 11 AM CT

It's a wrap-up Q&A session, we will compile all questions asked throughout this series as well as open the floor to the audience to ask questions they may have! This is an optional class and is not required to receive certification.

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