The role of Internal Audit in ESG

In a changing world, ESG becomes a determining factor for companies in terms of compliance, attractivity, talent retention. How can and will Internal Audit assess that companies are applying and evaluating continuous changing regulations without impacting companies’ growth.

Course content

  • What is Sustainability ?
  • Overview Environmental risk and the role of Internal Audit
  • Overview Social risk and and the role of Internal Audit
  • Overview on Governance risk and the role of Internal Audit
  • ESG frameworks / standards
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Demystifying the Alphabet soup
  • How can a company look at sustainability from the point of view of
  • shareholders
  • Sustainability – a Board matter or Audit Committee matter
  • Sustainability and change management
  • Role of Internal Audit

Key topics

  • Definition of ESG and sustainability
  • Overview of ESG risks and the role of internal audit
  • Review of the ESG frameworks/standard

Learning objectives 
To ensure ESG fundamentals are covered/reviewed through practical exercises and exemples


Please keep in mind that registration closes two weeks prior to the training due to the preliminary study. Last day to register: March 16th. After this date we will no longer accept new registrations. After registration, you must complete this questionnaire and send it to to complete your registration.

March 30 and 31


Distant learning

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€1.400,- / €1.800,-
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