Skills and Development

As an effective and influential CRS professional you are continuously learning through your career.

Use our framework and guidance to help set your personal objectives, track your progress, and reflect on your experience. These tools can easily be used alongside any professional development support you already have in place.

Our approach to CPD

Get the support you need throughout your career

We recognise that it is our duty, as a professional body, to ensure the continued professional development of our members.  Whatever stage you are at we are here to ensure you can access the most up to date knowledge, resources, opportunities and support to keep you at the forefront of corporate responsibility and sustainability.

The ICRS Competency Framework

Use our Competency Framework to assess your CR&S skills. The framework forms the foundation of our membership application and assessment process, as well as our approach to CPD.

Competency Framework

Access the Network

We have one of the largest networks of CR&S practitioners, spanning industries and sectors. Meet other responsible business professionals at our flagship events, roundtable discussions, regional hub meetings, and through our online community.

Hear from our Members

Each of our members has a unique path into our profession and insight on the skills needed to be brilliant. Read their stories below. 

Member Story: Steven Webb, ESG Consultant

Member Story: Michaela Lindridge FICRS, Head of ESG, Severfield plc

Member Story: Alex Bell, Multiple Co-Founder and Director, Portland Education, The Power of Us Agency & the Nature Nurture Network

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