Online Certificate on Sustainability (CSR) Reporting

'A certified online course for Sustainability professionals who want to acquire the necessary practical skills for Sustainability Reporting
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Duration: 20-25 hours | Assessment: Yes | Certification: Yes
Last Update: 11/09/2020 | Language: English

Online Certificate on Sustainability (CSR) Reporting

$530.00

A certified online course for Sustainability professionals who want to acquire the necessary practical skills for Sustainability Reporting

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What you'll learn

The course provides information on Sustainability (CSR) Reporting Guidelines and takes you through the main issues of stakeholder mapping/engagement and materiality assessment.

  • A Certificate on Sustainability (CSR) Reporting
  • Comprehensive introduction and practical knowledge on Corporate Sustainability
  • *NEW* Recorded Webinar on How to Avoid Greenwashing & How to Integrate the SDGs in your Sustainability Strategy & Reporting (2018)
  • *NEW* Includes detailed presentation of the GRI STANDARDS and the new reporting requirements
  • Recorded Webinar on the Results of CSE’s Research on the Sustainability Trends in N. America (2017)
  • Specially designed for professionals who want to have the basic theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Sustainability Reporting
  • Case studies and videos
  • Examples of Sustainability reports

 

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Course Modules

 

MODULE 1: Sustainable Development and the Business Case for Sustainability (CSR) Reporting

What is sustainable development and its evolution over time
The Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainability (CSR) reporting: the EU mandatory reporting directive
Sustainability (CSR) reporting benefits
Sustainability (CSR) reporting objectives

 

MODULE 2: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – Introduction and Reporting Principles

The Global Reporting Initiative guidelines for sustainability (CSR) reporting
The structure of the Global Reporting Initiative
The GRI sustainability (CSR) reporting trends
Sustainability (CSR) reports by sector and sector disclosures
The key success factors for reporting
The GRI sustainability (CSR) reporting principles about the content and the quality of the report
The structure of the GRI STANDARDS reporting guidelines

 

MODULE 3: United Nations Global Compact, ISO26000 and Sustainability (CSR) Reporting

The United Nations Global Compact: benefits for engaging, the 10 principles, case studies
The ISO26000: benefits and structure
The link between the United Nations Global Compact and ISO26000 to the GRI

 

MODULE 4: How to Create a Sustainability (CSR) Report Part 1 – Preparing the Report and Plan for Stakeholder Engagement

The steps of the reporting process
The process of planning the report and the required steps
The two “in accordance” criteria
The stakeholder engagement process (selecting the key stakeholders, information needed by different stakeholders groups, communicating with stakeholders)

 

MODULE 5: How to Create a Sustainability (CSR) Report Part 2 – Materiality Assessment and Data Collection

The concept and steps of materiality assessment
The GRI indicators
Data collection and evaluation, identifying potential areas of weaknesses
Establishing “SMART” targets
The use of the GRI content index

The New GRI STANDARDS

 

MODULE 6: External Assurance and Communicating the Sustainability (CSR) Report

The benefits from seeking external assurance for the report
The standards used for providing external assurance (AA1000AS, ISAE3000)
Communicating the report: what factors to consider, available option (and examples)
Next reporting cycle: receiving feedback on the report

 

Trainees feedback

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“"Very well built training. The thought balance between depth and breadth of topics worked well"”

NELSON MUMMA JRCoca Cola

““I found the instructor very knowledgeable and the course content very useful in my current position. It was definitely worth the investment of time and money and I would highly recommend this class to anyone who deals with sustainability in their work.””

ANN CARON TIMBERLAND

““The case studies and the interaction with other members of the group. Applying theory to “real” business and organizations””

SAMANTHA PEELE Louis Vuitton
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    Nikos Avlonas

    Nikos Avlonas is founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) a global Sustainability Strategic advisory and Training organization with activities in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia regions. Nikos has been distinguished as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America, an organization dedicated to promoting trustworthy business behavior in 2010.

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