GRI-Certified Training on Sustainability Reporting
Course Introduction: As the demand for quality sustainability reporting has grown rapidly, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has become the most widely used framework for sustainability reporting. As one of the first Global GRI-approved Trainer for Chinese speaking countries, SGS has developed a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand training on sustainability reporting for the following countries: Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Singapore and Taiwan.
Course Objectives: This training course aims to allow participants to gain a better understanding of the internationally recognized framework on sustainability reporting through a simple five phase process; apply relevant tools and evaluation on what to report and how to report them clearly; determine the appropriate methodology for engaging relevant stakeholders; and provide essential materials needed for preparing the final report and communicating these results to the public.
Benefits of this Course: Standardized training materials directly certified by GRI Hands-on and step-by-step instruction on applying GRI G3 Guidelines Interactive learning through real-life case studies from different Chinese-speaking countries Receive GRI certified training certificate upon successful completion (and examination) of the training course
Training Topics: Through this 2-day training course, participants will receive certificates from GRI for their demonstration of understanding on the following: GRI, the GRI Framework, and supporting documents Connection between the UN Global Compact and sustainability reporting Reporting concept, planning, and the reporting process Benefits and challenges of reporting Stakeholder identification, role, prioritization, and engagement The GRI materiality principle and indicator selection Connecting reporting content and monitoring with policies and goals Quality assurance and application levels Communicating results to the public
Targeted audiences: Corporate sustainability officers and managers Corporate communications, marketing and investor relations practitioners Sustainability communications or assurance consultants CSR and Sustainability report writing authors and contributors Professionals seeking applicable training in GRI-standard reporting