Non-Financial Reporting - CSR and Strategic Oversight of ESG

Professional Development


For nearly a century, annual reports of companies concentrated on financial reporting. In recent years we have witnessed a change with more and more emphasis put on CSR, Corporate and Social Responsibility as well an ESG, Environmental, Social and Governance.

This module examines these changes as well as looks into their growing importance driven by both regulation and legislation. 

There is an interview with an experienced Company Secretary who gives his insight into these changes.

Session content

  • CSR v ESG 
  • How ESG is now at the heart of Corporate Governance
  • The growing importance of a company’s ESG score
  • But sometimes companies can get ESG reporting wrong and be accused of greenwashing 
  • Interview with Nigel Moss, Company Secretary of Rutland Partners 

Learning outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will appreciate:

  • What is non-financial reporting?
  • What ever happened to CSR? Its birth and metamorphosis
  • The rise of ESG and its ever-growing importance in Corporate Governance
  • What is Greenwashing?
  • Interview with Nigel Moss – an experienced CoSec

Suitable For

Those working in financial and professional services in a senior capacity – Non-Executive Directors, Executive Directors, Senior Managers, Senior Governance Professionals, Company Secretaries – as well as those looking to build a better appreciation of the demands placed on directors and boards in the dispatch of their legal, contractual and fiduciary duties.

Always Available
1 CPD hours
1 hour
Jersey / Guernsey / Mauritius / Cayman Islands / Switzerland / United Kingdom / Isle of Man / British Virgin Islands / Luxembourg / International / Ireland
A CPD certificate will be issued to delegates

Purchase licences

GBP 75 per licence




Expert video interview with
Nigel Moss

Nigel has been a Company Secretary Rutland Trust PLC and Rutland Partners LLP for over 25 years. He has considerable experience in financial reporting, investor reporting – particularly dealing with fund investors, as well as being at the forefront of Compliance and regulatory work. He spends a lot of time nowadays involved with ESG. He is a Chartered Accountant and has a degree in Maths, Statistics and Economics from St Andrew’s University. He regards good Corporate Governance to be an essential ingredient of any acquisition target.



Why choose BPP?

Real world application

BPP’s Corporate Governance programme has been designed to enhance your technical knowledge through the use of real-life examples, real-world corporate scandals, impacts and outcomes, interviews with individuals operating in the sector, and practical application.

Market-leading online delivery

Courses are delivered to your employees using our bespoke learning management system, the Hub. It is a self-contained system in which your employees can access the pre-recorded content, mark it as complete, or revisit and recap for up to 12 months.

A fully supportive environment

BPP provide high-quality learning, support and structure with the freedom for you to study in your own time from your home, the office or wherever you happen to be. Our tutors are experienced professionals who have been specifically recruited for their industry experience and passion for training.