Lodestar is an established training provider, having delivered GRI Sustainability Reporting training in the UK since 2010.

We also provide tailored in-house training to support those wanting to develop a GRI report, including: defining materiality, transitioning from G4 to Standards, as well as modules on key account management, networking and other areas.

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Courses in Sustainability Reporting - GRI Standards

Next course dates:

  • 5-6 December 2017

  • 11-12 January 2018

  • Courses cost £995 plus VAT (£1194).

Lodestar offers a training course 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, and companies are quickly preparing to meet these new requirements. 


After the 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

  • 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.


For more information contact Julie Fitzsimmins on +44 (0)20 3772 8996 or email on

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In-house Training Courses in Sustainability Reporting

In-house training

Get your 2018 sustainability reporting planning off to a great start. Learn how to produce a best practice sustainability report delivered in-house.

Contact Julie Fitzsimmins on +44 (0)20 3772 8996 or at for more information. 


Introduction to
Sustainability Reporting

Where do you start? Lodestar has developed a half-day course on Sustainability Reporting which provides an overview of the current sustainability reporting landscape. As well as introducing you to the best practice reporting process using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the world's most widely used for sustainability reporting. We will also explore EU Directives, UK legislation and how to manage your input into other initiatives such as CDP, Integrated Reporting and UN Global Compact. 

Contact Julie Fitzsimmins on +44 (0)20 3772 8996 or at for more information.