About the course

Why should you take this training course?

ISO 26000 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in contributing to sustainable development based on ISO 26000. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the core subjects, principles and practices of Social Responsibility and be able to effectively apply them in an organisation in order to improve its Social Responsibility performance, engagement and credibility.

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Course Outlines

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Social Responsibility concepts as defined in ISO 26000

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Understanding social responsibility
  • Characteristics of social responsibility
  • Voluntary initiatives regarding social responsibility

Day 2: Principles and practices of Social Responsibility

  • Accountability and transparency
  • Ethical behavior
  • Respect for stakeholders interest
  • Respect for rule of law
  • Respect for international norms of behavior
  • Respect for human rights
  • Recognizing social responsibility and engaging stakeholders

Day 3: Core subjects of Social Responsibility

  • Organisational governance
  • Human rights
  • Labor practices
  • The environment
  • Fair operating practices
  • Consumer issues
  • Community involvement and development

Day 4: Integration of Social Responsibility behavior within an organisation

  • Guidance on integrating social responsibility throughout an organisation
  • Communication on social responsibility and enhancing credibility
  • Reviewing and improving an organisation's actions and practices related to social responsibility
  • ISO 26000 certification
  • Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam (3 Hours)

The exam complies with the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP) requirements. The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 Fundamental principles and concepts of Social Responsibility
  • Domain 2 Core subjects and practices of Social Responsibility
  • Domain 3 Integrating Social Responsibility behavior in an organisation
  • Domain 4 Implementing Social Responsibility behavior in an organisation
  • Domain 5 Promoting Social Responsibility behavior in an organisation
  • Domain 6 Evaluating and continually improving an organisation’s contribution to sustainable development
  • Domain 7 Preparing for a Social Responsibility assessment

Course Details

Duration: Up to 6 months

Starts: Upon Registration

Ends: After Examination

You'll be signed up to our PECB platform KATE where you will have access to all training procedures.

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Prerequisites

A fundamental understanding of ISO 26000 and comprehensive knowledge of Social Responsibility issues and concerns.

Who should attend?

  • Managers or consultants concerned with and committed to Social Responsibility
  • Expert advisors seeking to support organisations in contributing to sustainable development and encourage them to go beyond legal compliance
  • Individuals responsible for integrating and promoting Social Responsibility behavior within an organisation
  • Individuals seeking to gain skillful knowledge of the key principles and practices of Social Responsibility

How do I maintain my Certification?

PECB certifications last three years. PECB certified professionals must meet the following requirements in order to maintain their certification:

  • CPDs must be submitted to PECB.
  • Annual Maintenance is payable to PECB.
  • Follow the PECB Code of Ethics.

ISO 26000 Lead Implementer – Self-Study


Master the integration, promotion and management of Social Responsibility Programs (SRP) based on ISO 26000

Self-Study Course: €1,000 + VAT