GRI Standards
Certified Training

Are you interested in learning more about how to use the Global Reporting Initiative Standards and improve the quality of your company’s sustainability reporting? Sign up for our upcoming GRI Certified Training in Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, London, New York or Houston.


Training outcomes

At the completion of the course, participants will:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the GRI Standards and how to apply them in practice
  • Be able to implement a sustainability reporting process in their own organisation
  • Be able to prepare a sustainability report in accordance with the GRI Standards

Course content

  • Introduction to the GRI Standards
  • Preparing to report – what needs to be done before starting a sustainability reporting process
  • Stakeholder engagement – how to identify and interact with stakeholders to identify relevant topics for reporting
  • Materiality – how to assess and prioritise material topics for reporting
  • Metrics and disclosures – understanding generic (organisational) and specific (material topics) disclosures required by the GRI Standards
  • Targets – setting and communicating effective targets
  • Communication – producing compelling and engaging reporting that meets the reports audience needs and expectations
  • Sector specific approaches – how to meet sector specific requirements i.e. for various industries
  • GRI Standards – how to ensure compliance with the GRI Standards.

Course format

  • The course is highly interactive with the aim of generating effective learning and practical outcomes.
  • The course includes lectures, guest speakers (existing GRI reporters and subject matter experts), group activities and report reviews
  • Participants generate considerable cross-learning and work on real-world reporting problems
  • At the end of the course, participants will have constructed a work plan for their own organisation’s next report
  • Each course is specifically tailored to the participants’ relevant sector and interest areas

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards is the world’s most recognised and widely used sustainability reporting standard. The Position Green Group is an established training partner in the Nordics with extensive experience of GRI certified training and provides comprehensive sustainability reporting training in the understanding and application of the GRI Standards.

Course participants who complete the course are certified by the GRI head office in The Netherlands. The training refers to the latest version of GRI Standards which will become mandatory for reports published after 1 January 2023.

Course instructor

The program is designed by internationally-recognised reporting expert Calum Revfem and delivered by Position Green’s team of experienced consultants and certified GRI trainers.

Calum Revfem

Position Green

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