A focus on sustainability helps organizations manage their social and environmental impacts and improve operating efficiency and natural resource stewardship, and it remains a vital component of shareholder, employee, and stakeholder relations. Sustainability reporting is a tool for companies to report on their non-financial performance.
Whether you are thinking about preparing your first report, or you’re a seasoned sustainability specialist, you can learn new knowledge and skills with the GRI Training. The GRI Certified Training Program on GRI Standards helps you develop your sustainability reporting know-how, so you can run a smooth and effective reporting process, producing the best possible GRI report.
There’s a lot to learn when it comes to sustainability reporting, and the Certified Training Program offers various sessions that start with a basic introduction to sustainability reporting and going deeper into the GRI sustainability reporting process, focusing on your local sustainability issues throughout.
Signing up for a course means you will be building your knowledge, gaining skills and improving your report. You will leave with a certificate directly from GRI.
The CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development is a training partner of GRI and has trained more than 1000 professionals on sustainability reporting process since 2007. There has been great interest and participation from diverse sectors across the country i.e. Manufacturing, FMCG, Infrastructure, Power/Electric Utility, Energy/Fuels, Automobile sectors from Corporate Affairs and Communication, Corporate Planning, Environment - Health and Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility departments.
Who Should Attend?
Sustainability Managers, EHS Professionals, CSR Managers, Finance, Risk Professionals, Company Secretary department in corporates
About the course
The course consists of 4 modules which will be delivered through live sessions on the designated date. The GRI-Certified Program on GRI Standards accelerates the adoption of Sustainability reporting skills of senior executives. This certified program will equip participants to develop Sustainability Report as per Global Reporting Initiative’s Standards.
The course spread over two weeks shall cover the topics as mentioned below.
Module 1: Introduction to Sustainability & GRI Standards; 5 August 2020
Sustainability is global megatrend applicable to all industries and governments. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a network-based organization that has pioneered the development of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework and is committed to its continuous improvement and application worldwide since its inception in 1997. The session shall cover introduction to Sustainability and structure of GRI Standards.
- Sustainable Development & Sustainability
- About GRI
- Structure of GRI Standards
- How to use GRI Standards
Module 2: Universal and Topic specific GRI Standards, 7 August, 2020
The session shall cover 37 Universal and Topic Specific Standards under GRI Standards.
- Universal Standards: GRI 101- GRI 102- GRI 103
- Topic-specific Standards
Module 3: Defining the Reporting Contents- Principles, GRI Index 10 August 2020
Stakeholders are expecting more corporate action on the most demanding problems and more access and transparency into what’s behind their sustainability focus. The session shall delve on determining what should be reported.
- Understanding the reporting principles
- Identifying material topics and boundaries
Module 4: Reporting process as per GRI Standards and best cases, 12 August 2020
Participants shall learn to prepare and communicate Sustainability report based on GRI Standards. Course shall cover combination of best practices, case examples and exercises to enable participants to learn the best methods of reporting.
- Applying the reporting principles
- Reporting general disclosures
- The compliance options of GRI Standards
- Best Examples
Price : Rs. 15,500 + 18% GST
Discount options: Group discount -10% (3 or more participants from same organization)
Certification: Participants completing all four modules will be eligible for a e-certificate directly from GRI.