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Imparta & ERM’s Client Development Program wins Gold & Silver in Brandon Hall Awards 2021

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The 2021 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards are given for outstanding work in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Sales Performance, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Future of Work.


Imparta, a leading global sales training provider, has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for ‘Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program’, as well as Silver for ‘Best Program for Sales Training and Performance’, for their ground-breaking and highly-successful Client Development Program (CDP) in partnership with Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the world’s largest pure-play sustainability consultancy.

The award, announced on 19 August 2021, was won for the implementation and success of Imparta & ERM’s Client Development Program. The program has been live since 2018, and has evolved and adapted to meet changing markets, business, client and talent needs.

Richard Barkey, the Founder and CEO of Imparta, said “We are extremely proud of our collaboration with ERM. This award is recognition of the fantastic work the entire team have put in over the past three years. The Client Development Program sets a high bar in terms of learner experience, coaching integration and the impact on commercial, customer and employee metrics. We look forward to more success as the programme grows to meet new needs and audiences in the future!”

“Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in 2021 provide much-needed and well-deserved recognition to organizations that went above and beyond to support their stakeholders during the unprecedented disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Brandon Hall Group COO and leader of the HCM Excellence Awards Program, Rachel Cooke.

Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based 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, Feb. 1-3, 2022, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.


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 organizations 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 a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. They work with the world’s leading organisations, delivering innovative solutions and helping them to understand and manage their sustainability challenges.

The key sectors they serve include oil & gas, mining & metals, power, manufacturing & pharmaceutical, chemical and technology, media & telecommunications. All face critical sustainability challenges and their clients in these and other areas rely on their ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on the planet.

They provide a range of services such as: setting strategy, entering new markets, integrating acquisitions, planning and delivering capital projects, improving operational performance and retiring assets.