GRI Certified Training Program

Course Description

The GRI Certified Training Program prepares participants in coordinating a sustainability reporting process. Participants acquire an overview of the reporting process, develop insight into what actions to take, and are made aware of the potential challenges and benefits of sustainability reporting.

The training is based on the official GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework, and is illustrated using local examples, while discussions of trends in sustainability reporting ensure that participants are informed of current developments. Input-lectures, case studies, group work, and best practises optimize the quality of training.

COMING SOON: GRI certified training courses in Mainland China.

Starting in Spring, 2016, BSD China will begin offering GRI training courses in Mainland China. These courses will offer a local context, using examples both from Mainland China and overseas.

Our listing of upcoming events will be updated over the next few weeks as the course details are finalized, so please check back with us. If you are interested in learning more or attending a training, please contact Friedrich Lutz at the BSD China office: Contact number: +86 755 2690 9217, Contact email: f.lutz@bsdconsulting.com.

Course Objectives
  • Training participants in the process of sustainability reporting based on the GRI Guidelines.
  • Strengthening the understanding of sustainability reports as a communication tool and as a useful tool for internal management.
  • Informing participants on how to use the GRI Guidelines efficiently for internal and external communication.
  • Developing methods to increase transparency, credibility, and the quality of information given on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  • Training participants in applying quality principles defined by the GRI Guidelines, with an emphasis on the principles of stakeholder inclusiveness and materiality.
  • Disseminating knowledge of examples and best practises.
  • Providing a forum for interaction among participants to enable the exchange of ideas and experiences.
Course Partnerships:

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner [Netherlands]

http://www.globalreporting.org

The GRI has pioneered the development of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework and is committed to its continuous improvement and application worldwide. In order to advance this strategy, the GRI certifies organizations as official training partners. BSD Consulting is a GRI Certified Training Partner in the USA, China, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, and in all sub-Sahara African countries.

Course Upcoming Events

GRI Standards | GRI certified training
Oporto, Portugal

04 June 2018 - 05 June 2018

Two-day certified training seminar on how to compile a GRI oriented sustainability report.

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GRI Certified Training | from G4 to the GRI Standards - the Transition Module Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

07 June 2018 - 07 June 2018

Certified, half-day training on the transition from GRI G4 to the new Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards)

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GRI Standards | GRI certified training
São Paulo, Brasil

19 June 2018 - 21 June 2018

Two-day certified training on how to compile a sustainability report according to the new GRI Standards

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GRI certified training, Berlin
10178 Berlin, Germany

05 July 2018 - 06 July 2018

Two-day certified training on how to compile a sustainability report according to the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

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GRI Standards | GRI certified training
Lisboa, Portugal

02 July 2018 - 03 July 2018

Two-day certified training seminar on how to compile a GRI oriented sustainability report.

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GRI Certified Training, Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

19 September 2018 - 20 September 2018

Two-day certified training on how to compile a sustainability report according to the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

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Course Past Events

INTRODUCTION TO THE SA8000 AND GRI STANDARDS
Lima, Peru

07 May 2018 - 08 May 2018

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GRI Standards | GRI certified training
Lisboa, Portugal

07 May 2018 - 08 May 2018

Two-day certified training seminar on how to compile a GRI oriented sustainability report.

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GRI CERTIFIED COURSE - Bogotá
Bogota, Colombia

12 April 2018 - 13 April 2018

Complete course on the development of Sustainability Reports according to the GRI Standards

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GRI Standards | GRI certified training
São Paulo, Brasil

10 April 2018 - 12 April 2018

Two-day certified training on how to compile a sustainability report according to the new GRI Standards

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For more information contact your local BSD Office
Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich, Switzerland

BSD Consulting
Pfingstweidstrasse 16
8005, Zurich, Switzerland
T +41 44 260 60 65
F +41 44 260 60 66
E switzerland@bsdconsulting.com

São Paulo, Brazil
São Paulo, Brazil

BSD Consulting
Rua José Maria Lisboa, 860 - 7º andar
01423-001, São Paulo, Brazil
T +55 11 3051 4600
F +55 11 3051 4600
E brazil@bsdconsulting.com

Santiago, Chile
Santiago, Chile

BSD Consulting
Nueva Providencia, 2155
Edificio Panorámico, Torre A, Piso 9, Of. 902
Santiago, Chile
T +56 2 22318506
E chile@bsdconsulting.com

Shenzhen, China
Shenzhen, China

BSD Consulting
深圳市南山区华侨城创意园文昌南街12号B5栋502室
Room 502, B5 Building, OCT LOFT, No. 12 Wenchang Nan Street, Nanshan District
518053, Shenzhen Guangdong, China
T +86 755 2690 9217
F +86 755 8657 9360
E china@bsdconsulting.com

Bogotá, Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia

BSD Consulting
Carrera 11a #94a-56
Office 301 Centro 95
Bogota, Colombia
T +57 1 7032314
E colombia@bsdconsulting.com

Quito, Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador

BSD Consulting
Andrade de Marin 381
Edificio Luxxo, Of. 203
Quito, Ecuador
T +593-2-3530340
E ecuador@bsdconsulting.com

Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany

BSD Consulting
Alexanderstrasse 7
10178, Berlin, Germany
T +49 176 532 900 89
E germany@bsdconsulting.com

Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

BSD Consulting
Av. Nuevo Léon # 54, office 303
Colonia Hipódromo Condesa, Delegación Cuauhtémoc
06170, Mexico City, Mexico
T +52 1 55 54 55 9113
E mexico@bsdconsulting.com

Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal

BSD Consulting
Av. Estados Unidos da América, 110-B
1700-179, Lisbon, Portugal
T +351 217 827 994
F +351 217 827 998
E portugal@bsdconsulting.com

Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain

BSD Consulting
Carrer d’Ávila 48
08005, Barcelona, Spain
T +34 93 48 64 932
E spain@bsdconsulting.com

Miami, United States
Miami, United States

BSD Consulting
1101 Brickell Avenue
South Tower, 8th floor
FL 33131, Miami, United States
T +1 305 748 6532
E usa@bsdconsulting.com

Lima, Peru
Lima, Peru

BSD Consulting
Av. Del Ejército 250 Oficina 602
Miraflores
Lima, Peru
T (+511) 714-1079
E peru@bsdconsulting.com