Take an exciting step in becoming a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guru!

Whether you’re experienced or new to sustainability reporting, completing the two-day GRI Standards Certified Training Course will help you create a top-quality report that meets GRI requirements and stakeholder expectations.

Upcoming sessions:

Toronto:

Sept 19-20, 2019.
The Works Design.

10 Britain Street. Toronto, ON. M5A 1R6

8:30-4:30 Both days

 

Vancouver:

October 21-22, 2019.
KPMG Office

777 Dunsmuir St. Vancouver, BC. V7Y 1K3

9:00-5:00 Both days

WHY BECOME GRI CERTIFIED?

Preparing a sustainability report can be overwhelming. The GRI Certified Training Program will help you develop your sustainability reporting know-how, so you can run a smooth and effective reporting process and produce a best practice report using the GRI standards. After course completion, you’ll get a GRI Certificate and a toolkit for success. You’ll also be entitled to a 20% discount on writing the GRI exam.

 

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? 

By the end of the course, you will know how to:

  • Interpret and apply the GRI standards and reporting principles
  • Identify and engage with stakeholders to enhance the relevance of your report
  • Assess your organization’s significant impacts along the value chain and among stakeholders 
  • Identify, prioritize and report on material topics and their boundaries
  • Link the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and GRI, with tools available for the best possible integration 
  • Streamline reporting processes throughout your organization

 

In addition, participants will learn about the latest trends in sustainability reporting and other common standards/frameworks, such as SASB, CDP and MSCI, and how they relate to GRI. 

 

COURSE FORMAT

  • 16 hours (2 days)
  • Presentations, case studies, group activities and best practice examples
  • Guest speakers who will share their first-hand experiences in sustainability reporting
  • Ample time for questions

 

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE? 

  • Sustainability/CSR practitioners
  • Those responsible for corporate communications, marketing, investor relations, HR and community relations
  • Students and educators 

 

COST

  • Early Bird (two weeks before the start date of the course): $1,250 
  • Regular fee: $1500
  • Student and NGO Rate: $800. Please note proof of status will be requested. For reduced rate, register here

 

TESTIMONIALS

“It was an excellent course! It delivered great information that was very helpful in preparing to compile a GRI Report.” (Calgary participant)

 

“The facilitator was very engaging, with deep knowledge of the subject-matter.” (Vancouver participant)

 

“Good balance of content, discussion and exercises. I highly recommend this training to others.” (Toronto participant)