Continuing Education Units

To keep their certification status, GRI Certified Sustainability Professionals need to participate in learning activities that maintain and/or improve their professional competence. 

One Continuing Education Unit or CEU equals to one hour of GRI learning, which is designed to accommodate such professional development. The below courses all count as CEUs and are available via the GRI Academy.

For more information, please check the CEU requirements or visit our Professional Certification Program page.

GRI 207: Tax

This course is designed for professionals engaged in tax-related issues and reporting. After attending this course, you will be able to:  

  • Describe tax-related impacts and global trends in tax disclosure and transparency  
  • Use GRI Standard GRI 207: Tax 2019 in your reporting and explain how it relates to other reporting aspects, such as the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Interpret and implement GRI tax disclosures

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GRI 403: Occupational Health & Safety

This course is for reporters who wish to enhance their knowledge of occupational health and safety (OHS) based on the GRI Standards.  After taking this course, you will be able to:  

  • Identify the latest trends in OHS and sustainability reporting 
  • Describe the key features of GRI 403:  Occupational Health and Safety 2018 and explain the key concepts and requirements of both the management approach disclosures and the topic-specific disclosures  
  • Use the Standard in your reporting process 
  • Describe what to consider in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, when collecting information for the management approach disclosures with the OHS Standard 

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GRI 306: Waste

This self-paced  course is for professionals engaged or interested in learning about waste management and reporting. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the global trends that informed the development of GRI 306: Waste 2020 
  • Identify leading practices in waste management 
  • Interpret and implement the Standard's disclosures 
  • Adapt current reporting practice to the new requirements listed in the Standard 

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Reporting with GRI 11: Oil and Gas Sector 2021

The first online training course on the GRI Sector Standard provides a comprehensive overview of GRI 11: Oil and Gas Sector 2021. 

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of the GRI Sector Standards and how they contribute to better reporting
  • State the impact of the oil and gas sector, and discuss the structure and content of GRI 11: Oil and Gas Sector 2021
  • Discuss the sustainability context of likely material topics in GRI 11
  • Explain how to use GRI 11 to report in accordance with the GRI Standards

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