Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Courses in Sustainability Reporting

GRI has pioneered the development of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.

Lodestar's two-day GRI certified Standards training course is for new and experienced reporters using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).  GRI is internationally recognised as the world's most widely used framework for sustainability reporting.  The Standards were launched in October 2016.  Lodestar is offering a two-day certified Standards course as well as a half-day transition course.  Please see below for full details.

Lodestar has been offering GRI training since 2010 – you will receive your training from experienced GRI trainers who have trained over 100 people.  All those who have taken the Lodestar GRI G4 training course and taken the G4 exam have passed. 

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After the two-day Standards course you will understand how to:

  • analyse the context and drivers for sustainability reporting
  • articulate the benefits and challenges of reporting
  • benchmark sustainability reports against best practice
  • connect the GRI framework to your organisation
  • develop or enhance your own organisation’s report
  • use the GRI materiality principle and indicator selection to define the report content
  • identify, prioritise and engage stakeholders
  • implement the key stages involved in preparing a report

Who is this course for:

People with reporting responsibilities whether in:

  • corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • investor relations
  • corporate communications
  • or new and experienced reporters.

On successful completion of the course you will:

  • be registered as having completed the course and receive a certificate from the GRI international headquarters
  • be eligible to take any future Standards exam as and when developed by GRI – to be confirmed
  • obtain access to Lodestar's GRI LinkedIn UK network, enabling you to learn and share experiences with other report writers.

Lodestar also offers in-house training tailored to your needs. This could cover various sustainability reporting tools, certified in-house training for the GRI Framework and other workshops. Speak to one of our Sustainability Consultants so that we can understand your needs, call +44 (0) 20 3772 8989 or contact gailb@lodestaruk.com

 G4 to Standards Transition Course

 After the half-day G4 to Standards transition course you will understand how to:

  • smoothly transition your report from G4 to Standards
  • understand the change of terminology from G4 to Standards
  • understand the changes of indicators to disclosures

Who is this course for:

  • experienced GRI G4 reporters
  • experienced sustainability reporters using other frameworks and familiar with GRI G4

On successful completion of the course you will:

  • be able to quickly transition to GRI Standards in your next report
  • be registered as having completed the course and receive a certificate from the GRI international headquarters
  • obtain access to Lodestar's GRI LinkedIn UK network, enabling you to learn and share experiences with other report writers.

 

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Book your GRI Standards training place now

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