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GRI Standards Certified Training Course | HYBRID COURSE

Summit-Basecamp

Save $100 when you register by 2/28/2020
Save $50 when you register by 3/13/2020 
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This one-day course is part of the Accelerated Certificate Summit, taking place April 27 - May 1, 2020 in Boston, MA. In addition the in-person program, attendees will also complete online coursework at their convenience before or after the event.

The Summit is designed to be flexible—come for this one class, or the entire week to earn your Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the cost: Learn more.

 

APR 30, 2020 - 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 will benefit from this program.
  • Professionals interested in learning to evaluate reports of their supply chain partners or customers to maximize alignment of disclosures.

Suggested prior knowledge and skills: 

  • Course participant is familiar with their company’s business and citizenship strategy and has an understanding of the company’s existing reporting processes and procedures.

Professional credentials earned:

  • Certificate of Completion from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
  • 5 certificate units will be applied to a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship. 
  • 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
  • 16 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.
  • This is an elective course for a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship.

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.

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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 5 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.

Courses Info:

  • Start

    4/30/2020 | 8:30 AM EDT
  • End

    4/30/2020 | 4:30 PM EDT
  • Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue , Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • $2130 Member
  • $2900 Nonmember
  • Intermediate
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