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Level 4 Apprenticeship

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner

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Be a social conscience for your organisation. Our Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner Apprenticeship can help you begin your career.

Help innovate and drive ambitions for social and environmental change. Make these a reality that are embedded and implemented across your organisation.

We have developed a uniquely tailored programme. Which covers not only all aspects of the standard, but is linked to your organisation’s sector, aims and objectives.

MBKB deliver programmes built specifically around your individual company vision and values. By working with you to create a bespoke programme driven by our technical knowledge and experience. We offer an unrivalled training solution, we ensure all delivery adopts an exclusive approach incorporating your company’s unique ethos and culture.

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Programme overview: Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner Apprenticeship.

The broad purpose of the occupation is outlined in the core duties below;

You will learn to own and deliver action plans and campaigns, that contribute to the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) strategy.

The course will help you identify and build internal relationships in order to gain buy-in to existing and future CR&S initiatives. With the aim of combining ethical policies and behaviour into the everyday business practices.

You will be able to act as a business contact by actively engaging with community organisations (charities etc.). This will allow you to help drive social and environmental impact.

Develop Strategies.

You will learn to add to regular communications, allowing you to promote actions and update colleagues across the business on CR&S best practice.

The course will also give you the skills to add to the development of the business’ CR&S strategy.

Allowing you to work with colleagues to create strategies that build on the business’ existing social and environmental impact.

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner Apprenticeship: Organise

Develop skills to allow you to collect and input CR&S data from across the business in order to add said data to industry and mandatory reporting requirements e.g. Modern Slavery Act, Gender Pay Gap etc.

You will work to help organise CR&S events that engage internal and external stakeholders by owning the administrative and logistical aspects. Criteria/service levels, such as checking the weight or dimensions of a product or timely delivery of a service.

Quality-assure internal and external projects and campaigns, both in the UK and where applicable in other countries, to ensure that CR&S activities are compliant with regulatory standards.

Identify the relevant social and environmental risks to the business and escalate these both internally and externally to the stakeholders accordingly. Recognise risks to own organisation’s corporate reputation, whether through action or inaction, recommending actions to remedy the issue.

Stay up to date.

Keep abreast of developments to ensure the business is aware of current and future opportunities and challenges in relation to social & environmental issues by representing the business at CR&S events and conferences.

Monitor spend on CR&S activity in order to achieve targets within spend. Escalate budgetary risks to senior leaders.

Help to ensure that all colleagues, where appropriate, are trained on the practical application and integration of CR&S to their daily duties.


Contribute towards the business submitting to industry/topic-specific rankings and relevant memberships to third-party accreditations which measure the social and environmental impact of the business; examples include but not limited to Business In The Community (BITC) Responsible Business Tracker, United Nations (UN) Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), Social Mobility Employer Index, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, GivX.

Contribute CR&S information and news towards internal and external communication channels such as internal newsletters or social media posts.

Contribute to fundraising activity that enables internal and/or external CR&S projects.


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At MBKB, we will work closely with you to get to know your organisation and it’s needs, ensuring that we can tailor all of our training programmes to meet these needs and help to transform your talented workforce.