Reporting with the GRI Standards

This self-paced online course is designed for individuals seeking to gain a comprehensive understanding of the GRI Standards and how to use the Standards for best practice impact reporting.  The course delivers a tailored learning experience that blends the theory of the GRI Standards with suggestions for their practical application.  The course explains the structure and purpose of the GRI  Standards and introduces the requirements for reporting in accordance with the Standards. It describes the process for identifying impacts and determining material topics, as well as how to report on impacts associated with each topic.

Course Content

Part 1: The GRI Standards basics
Part 2: The system of the GRI Standards
Part 3: Reporting using the GRI Standards
Part 4: Determine material topics
Part 5: Report information
Part 6: Final steps
Final takeaways and wrap up

Who is this course designed for?

This course is aimed at a wide range of users, from sustainability consultants, CSR specialists,  and reporters to C-suite executives and students in the field of sustainability and CSR reporting.

What will you achieve?

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

Explain the structure and purpose of the GRI Standards
Define the key concepts and reporting principles in the GRI Standards
Identify the requirements for reporting in accordance with the GRI Standard
Describe the process for identifying an organization’s impacts and determining material topics
Report contextual information about an organization and how it manages its material topics


The learner is encouraged to read the GRI Universal Standards before taking the course.

Reporting with the GRI Standards
300.00 €
3 h 30 m
Certificate of completion