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Imparta & ERM Win Gold in Brandon Hall Awards 2022

September 2022 | Press Release

Imparta is delighted to announce that it has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Program for Sales Training and Performance category for its highly successful Client Development Programme (CDP) in partnership with Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the world’s largest pure-play sustainability consultancy.

The award, announced on 19 August 2022, is for the implementation and evidenced success of ERM’s Client Development Programme developed and delivered by Imparta. The programme, which has been live since 2018, has evolved to meet changing markets, business, client and talent needs. View the winner’s list.

Richard Barkey, the Founder and CEO of Imparta, said “We are immensely proud of our successful collaboration with ERM over the past 4 years. Thanks to the incredible work of the entire team, Imparta and ERM have been awarded the Gold award by the Brandon Hall group for the second consecutive year.

The Client Development Programme sets a high bar in terms of learner experience, coaching integration and the impact on commercial, customer and employee metrics.

We are excited to continue our partnership with ERM and look forward to more success as the programme grows to meet new needs and audiences in the future.”

Toby Whincup, Commercial Director at ERM, said “This award is recognition of the ongoing partnership of ERM and Imparta; a relationship that is now in its 4th year. I’d like to thank all involved, particularly our ERM coaches, whose experience and commitment is bringing real impact to our global teams.”

“We are delighted to have won the Gold in Sales Performance at the Brandon Hall Awards.” said Amanda Villaseñor, Client Development Program Manager at ERM. “It is a fantastic achievement to be rewarded in partnership with Imparta, and to see a material difference in our commercial pursuits with clients through the delivery of the Client Development Program. We have been successful in this category for two years running now, and we continue to open doors to a productive sales future at ERM.”

Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives and focused upon these criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits.

Excellence Award winners are scheduled to be honoured at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2023, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.

“Our award winners demonstrated the vision, agility and innovation needed to excel in the unchartered hybrid work environment,” said Brandon Hall Group© 2022 Brandon Hall Group, Inc. 3 Chief Executive Officer Mike Cooke. “We added and revised awards categories to ensure that we not only validate best HCM practices but also solicit and recognise next practices that set a high bar for everyone.”

About Brandon Hall Group

About Brandon Hall Group Brandon Hall Group operates the largest and longest running awards program in Human Capital Management. As an independent HCM research and analyst firm, they conduct studies in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management. These benchmark studies help organisations by providing strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Coupling the research studies with the best practice from the awards, Brandon Hall Group has helped more than 10,000 clients globally and more than 28 years of delivering world-class research and advisory. At the core of our offerings is a membership program that combines research, benchmarking and unlimited access to data and analysts. Membership enables executives and practitioners to make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, coalesced with analyst advisory services which aim to put the research into action in a way that is practical and efficient.

Brandon Hall Group has also launched professional certifications for business and human capital management professionals to upskill themselves and gain credentials for career advancement. (

About ERM

ERM is the business of sustainability. As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, ERM partners with the world’s leading organisations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunities for future generations.

ERM’s diverse team of over 7000 world-class experts in over 150 offices in more than 40 countries supports clients across the breadth of their organisations to operationalise sustainability. Through ERM’s deep technical expertise clients are well-positioned to address their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. ERM calls this capability its “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

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