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GRI Standards Certified Training Course | Dallas, TX

MAY 2-3, 2018 - Are you creating your first sustainability report and don’t know where to begin? Are you currently reporting but aren’t sure your report is up to par? As a certified Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) training partner, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship can provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the GRI Reporting Standards and reporting process focused on social, environmental, economic, and governance dimensions of business.

Join us and learn:

  • The fundamentals of the five-part GRI reporting process: prepare, connect, define, monitor, and report.
  • How to identify the activities and decisions to be made during the reporting process to help your company focus on relevant issues.
  • What nonfinancial materiality is and why it matters for reporting.
  • The difference between an aspect and an indicator and how best to focus your report to meet the needs of your audiences.
  • How to use GRI principles to create a strategic, focused, credible, and user-friendly report.

This course is for:

Professionals involved with any facet of the reporting process; individuals who provide quantitative and/or qualitative data, engage with stakeholders, or communicate the company’s economic, social, or environmental impacts; and professionals interested in learning to evaluate reports of their supply chain partners or customers to maximize alignment of disclosures.

Is your company a member? Corporate members SAVE an average of 20% on Executive Education offerings.

*Due to the terms of our agreement as a GRI training partner, participation is limited to only those that live in the United States.


Suggested prior knowledge and skills:

Possesses a familiarity with employer’s business and citizenship strategy, and an understanding of the company’s existing reporting processes and procedures.


Professional credentials earned:

As the Center is certified training partner for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), a Certificate of Completion will be awarded from GRI. Additionally, participants will earn 4 certificate units toward either a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice or a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Reporting and 16 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. This is an elective course for a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice and a required course for a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Reporting.

Participants receive a 20% discount on the GRI Standards exam after successful completion of this course.

Courses Info:

  • Start

    Wed May 02 00:00:00 EDT 2018
  • End

    Thu May 03 00:00:00 EDT 2018
  • Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, TX
  • $1350 Member
  • $1550 Nonmember
  • Intermediate
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