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GRI Certified Professional Program (EN)

Global Reporting Initiative Program

Contexte

The eight modules, which cover the fundamentals of GRI reporting, will deepen your knowledge and skills in using the GRI standards. In addition, they will enable you to improve your sustainability reporting credentials, and therefore the level of your sustainability reporting.

Objectives

The program provides to everyone working in the area of sustainable development reporting a learning journey that covers the basis of GRI reporting :
• Introduction of the sustainable development reporting, of the GRI standards and of the correspondence with the other large normative requirements (SDG, UNGC, ISO 26000, AA1000, Integrated Reporting, CDP, etc.)
• stakeholders commitment
• Materiality analysis
• Reporting in terms of Human Rights
• Integration of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) in the sustainable development reports

Content

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING AND GRI STANDARDS 2021
Discovery of the foundations and concepts of sustainable development and introduction to the GRI standards to discover the correlations with other important standards: SDG, UN Global Compact (UNGC), ISO26000, AA1000AP, CDP, Integrated Report, European CSRD regulation or other standards.
MODULE 2: REPORTING PROCESS IN LINE WITH GRI STANDARDS 2021
Provides the essential tools for writing a sustainability report, in order to capture the contextual information of an organization and its sustainability reporting practices.
MODULE 3: MATERIAL TOPICS AND MATERIALITY ASSESSMENT
Identification of material topics and their scope in order to prioritize the content to be included in the report according to sectoral requirements.
MODULE 4: DEEPENING OF THE REPORTING PROCESS IN LINE WITH THE GRI STANDARDS 2021
Exploration of the methodological specifications for a GRI 2021 compliant report and tips for efficient communication of information to stakeholders.
MODULE 5: PRACTICAL EXERCISES
Analysis of a sustainability report, in accordance with the requirements of the GRI standards, to put the acquired theory into practice. This module builds on the knowledge gained through the recommendations and comments of the expert trainer and feedback from other participants.
MODULE 6: HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING IN LINE WITH GRI STANDARDS 2021
Raises awareness of Human Rights, due diligence, and the importance of transparency for companies. In-depth analysis of the impact identification process regarding material topics.
MODULE 7: INTEGRATION OF THE SDG IN SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
Explanation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their integration into sustainability reporting practices followed by recommendations for maximizing contributions to them, according to the GRI standards 2021.
MODULE 8: UNLOCKING THE ESRS FOR GRI REPORTERS
Equipping GRI reporters with the skills to integrate European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) into their reporting framework, ensuring compliance with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), and to facilitate the alignment of ESRS with GRI Standards through practical application and leveraging existing reporting practices.

Target

  • CSR Manager
  • CSR committee members
  • Sustainable development Project Manager

Experts & trainers

All of our trainers are GRI certified trainers. They have pedagogical expertise in sustainability reporting, CSR, transparency, ethics and knowledge of the regional CSR context.

Partners

Forethix is recognised as a GRI Certified Training Partner World and member of the GRI community since 2011. Since December 2021, Forethix has become the GRI training partner in Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East.

  • START OF THE PROGRAM
    10/07/2024
    05/11/2024
    25/03/2025
  • SCHEDULE FOR EACH MODULE
    Delivered in morning or full-day sessions - see the brochure
  • DURATION
    21 hours
  • LANGUAGE
    English
  • FORMAT
    Webinar
  • NUMBER OF
    PARTICIPANTS

    20 participants maximum
  • REGISTRATION
    DEADLINE

    J-5 days
  • PRICE
    2.200 euros excluding VAT

European Official training organization under number: N°10042568/1

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