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.
The program provides anyone working in sustainability reporting with a learning path that covers the basics of GRI reporting:
- Introduction to sustainability reporting, the GRI standards and the correspondence with other major normative requirements (SDG, UNGC, ISO 26000, AA1000, Integrated Reporting, CDP, etc.)
- Stakeholder engagement
- Materiality analysis
|MODULE 1 : INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING AND GRI STANDARDS 2021|
|Understand sustainability and dive into the GRI standards to discover the correlations with the other important standards : SDG, UN Global Compact (UNGC), ISO26000, AA1000AP, CDP, Integrated Report, European CSRD regulation or other standards.|
|MODULE 2 : REPORTING ACCORDING TO GRI STANDARDS 2021|
|Providing the essential tools for writing a sustainability report, in order to capture the contextual information of an organisation and its reporting practices.|
|MODULE 3 : MATERIAL TOPICS AND MATERIALITY ANALYSIS|
|Identification of material topics and their scope in order to prioritise the content to be included in the report according to sectoral requirements.|
|MODULE 4 : REPORTING PROCESS ACCORDING TO GRI STANDARDS 2021|
|Exploring the specifics of the methodology for a GRI 2021 compliant report and tips for efficient communication of information to stakeholders.|
|MODULE 5 : PRACTICAL EXERCISES|
|Analyse a sustainability report in terms of the key requirements of the GRI standards 2021 and receive feedback from your expert trainer and other participants to anchor your new knowledge.|
|MODULE 6 : HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GRI STANDARDS 2021|
|Raising 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 INTO SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING|
|Explanation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their integration into sustainability reporting practices and recommendations for maximising contributions to them, according to the GRI standards 2021.|
|MODULE 8 : PREPARATION FOR THE CERTIFICATION EXAM TO BECOME A GRI CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL|
|Review of the new knowledge and verification of the understanding of key concepts in order to pass the GRI exam and become a certified GRI Sustainability Professional.|
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.
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.
European Official training organization under number: N°10042568/1