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The current climate of international and local business is requiring companies to be more transparent and to consider the full impact of their policies and activities. Following the surge in production of ESG/CSR/Sustainability Reports, there is now added pressure for independent verification of these reports against the most recognised international standards such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

The GRI Professional Certification Program is designed to enhance the knowledge, expertise, and skills of sustainability professionals in implementing the GRI Standards to improve the quality of sustainability reporting. SGS Academy is a certified training partner to offer you the fundamentals of GRI reporting and locally tailored content for the preparation of a final certification exam.

The GRI Professional Certification Program helps you to enhance the knowledge on how to implement GRI Standards which aims to improve the quality of disclosure and reporting. It also offers you the way through the five fundamentals courses in the GRI sustainability reporting process, focusing on local sustainability issues throughout with reference to HKEx ESG Reporting Guide.

GRI Professional Certification Program

Duration: 3 days

Original Price: HK$9,200

Enrol online to enjoy a 15% Discount: HK$7,820

Course Outline:

  • Introduction into GRI and sustainability reporting
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Materiality
  • Sustainability reporting process
  • Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into sustainability reporting

The GRI certification exam replaced the GRI Standards exam as of July 1, 2020. If you attended a GRI Certified Standard training course before, you may enrol the following top-up course.

GRI Professional Certification Program - Top-Up Course

Duration: 1 day

Original Price: HK$3,700

Enrol online to enjoy a 20% Discount: HK$2,960

Course Outline:

  • Sustainability reporting process
  • Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into sustainability reporting

Enrol now to build your knowledge and skills necessary to improve your sustainability report. You will leave with a certificate and a toolkit for success.