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The GRI Standards: Principles and Application

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The GRI Standards: Principles and Application
This is a one-day training course on the new GRI Standards to be held in Dubai on 21st March 9am.
Event Location
Jumeirah Business Centre, Dubai
Start Time
06 April 2020, 09:00 AM
End Time
06 April 2020, 05:00 PM

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is the most widely used sustainability reporting standard. This training will prepare participants to manage their sustainability reporting process using the GRI Standards and will introduce them to all the key elements of a solid sustainability report.

First-time reporters seeking to implement the GRI Standards and those transitioning from GRI G4 to the GRI Standards, will learn how to effectively utilise the Standards and develop sustainability Reports that are technically sound, meaningful, engaging, and create value for the company and the stakeholders alike.

This training is delivered in a highly interactive manner and includes presentations, small group discussions, practicing on examples of various reports, and using disclosures to familiarise with the GRI Standards.

Who should attend:

Sustainability, CSR professionals
Quality, Health Safety and Environment managers
Public Relations, Corporate Communications managers
HR/ Training professionals
Supply Chain, Operation managers
Environment executives
Financial officers
Representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
Community relations, engagement and development officers
Stakeholder engagement practitioners

Aim and objectives:

The aim of this training is to support participants to:

develop a process for reporting
gain an understanding of the structure and requirements of the new GRI Standards
develop an insight into how the organisation can disclosure its approach on material topics
understand the requirements to disclosure economic, environmental, and social impacts
practice on examples from various organizations on the disclosure of sustainability information
develop the skills required to develop meaningful reports based on the GRI Standards

Key Topics include:

Sustainability reporting essentials
Structure of the GRI Standards
The process of reporting – steps for GRI Standards reporting
International frameworks and standards
Communicating results
Take outs of the course include how to
Manage the reporting process internally
Identify and prioritise your Stakeholders
Identify material Topics and their Boundaries (internal and/or external to your organisation)
Select and prepare the information to be disclosed in the final report
Communicate your sustainability report

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the training course.

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