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Certified Training Program

Learn how to use the GRI Standards with local trainers.
Whether you are an existing reporter transitioning from G4 to GRI Standards, or starting your reporting journey for the first time, there are various training courses available.

 

 Upcoming Courses

 
 

 About the program

 

The Certified Training Program gives you knowledge of the GRI Standards and reporting to facilitate their use within your organization. The courses cover a range of topics and are offered by selected training organizations in local languages.

Whether you are thinking about preparing your first report, or you’re a seasoned sustainability specialist, you can learn new knowledge and skills with the GRI Support Suite. The Certified Training Program helps you develop your sustainability reporting know-how, so you can run a smooth and effective reporting process, producing the best possible GRI report.
 
There’s a lot to learn when it comes to sustainability reporting, and the Certified Training Program offers various courses that start with a basic introduction to sustainability reporting and going all the way through the five phases in the GRI sustainability reporting process, focusing on your local sustainability issues throughout.
 
Signing up for a course means you will be building your knowledge, gaining skills and improving your report. You will leave with a certificate and a toolkit for success.

Learn more about the Certified Training Courses

The Certified Training Courses give you basic knowledge of GRI and explain how to use the GRI Standards for the sustainability reporting process. They also help the current users of GRI G4 Guidelines to make a smooth transition to GRI Standards.
 
The GRI Certified Standards Training Course
Understand how to use the GRI Standards for a sustainability reporting process.
Duration: 16 hours (minimum).
 
GRI Certified Training Module Transition to Standards
Make a smooth transition from GRI G4 Guidelines to GRI Standards.
Duration: 4 hours.
 
GRI Certified Training Module Materiality and stakeholder engagement in the GRI Standards
Understand the relevance and importance of materiality and stakeholder engagement in GRI reporting using the GRI Standards. 
Duration: 8 hours.

 
Additionally, there are Certified Training Courses that offer knowledge about the G4 Guidelines. These courses are valid until June 2018.  
 
The GRI G4 Certified Training Course
Understand and coordinate the GRI sustainability reporting process using the G4 Guidelines. Duration: 16 hours (minimum).
 
The GRI Certified SMEs Training Course
An adaptation of the GRI G4 Certified Training Course for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Duration: 16 hours (minimum).
 

About the Certified Training Partners

We work with experienced training organizations around the world to provide you with excellent sustainability reporting training. We select and certify local training partners in many different countries; our Certified Training Partners have the local knowledge to give you insights into the relevant sustainability issues in your region. They also provide training in your language.
 

 Find Training Partner Around the world

 

The GRI Certified Training Program is implemented by GRI Certified Training Partners worldwide. The GRI Certified Training Partners ensure the local relevance of the training that they give. Made up of tailored Courses, the GRI Certified Training Program is conducted in the local language, and uses local case studies and examples. 
 
GRI selects these partners following an 'open call' application process. All GRI Certified Training Partners undergo careful selection and a certification procedure. More information about how to become a GRI Certified Training Partner is available here.

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​​​Egypt

Luxembourg

San Marino​

Afghanistan

​El Salvador

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São Tomé and Príncipe

Albania

Macau

Saudi Arabia

Algeria

Eritrea

Macedonia

Senegal

Andorra

Estonia

Madagascar

Serbia

Angola

Ethiopia

Malawi

Seychelles

Antigua and Barbuda

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Malaysia

​​Sierra Leone

Argentina

Fiji

Maldives

Singapore

Armenia

Finland

Mali

Slovakia​

​Australia

​France

Malta

Slovenia

​​Austria

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Marshall Islands

Solomon Islands

Azerbaijan

Gabon​

Mauritania

​​Somalia

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Gambia​

Mauritius

South Africa​

Bahamas

Georgia

Mexico

South Sudan

Bahrain

Micronesia, Federated States of,

Spain​​​

Bangladesh

​Ghana

Moldova, Republic of 

Sri lanka

Barbados

Greece

Monaco 

Sudan

Belarus

Grenada

Mongolia

​​Suriname

Belgium

​Guatemala

Montenegro

Swaziland

Belize

Guinea

Morocco

Sweden

Benin

​Guinea-Bissau

​Mozambique

Switzerland

Bhutan

Guyana

​​Myanmar

​Syrian Arab Republic

​​Bolivia

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Bosnia-Herzegovina

Haiti

​Namibia

Tanzania

Botswana

​Honduras

​​​Nauru

Taiwan

Brazil

​Hong Kong

Nepal

​​Tajikistan

Brunei Darussalam

Hungary

New Zealand

Thailand

Bulgaria

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Nicaragua

The Netherlands

​Burkina Faso

​​Iceland

Niger

Timor-Leste

Burundi

India

Nigeria

Togo

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​Indonesia

Norway​

Tonga

Cambodia

Iran, Islamic Republic

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Trinidad and Tobago

​​Cameroon

Iraq

​​Oman

Tunisia

Canada

Ireland, Republic of

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 Turkey

Cape Verde

Israel

Pakistan

​​​Turkmenistan

​Central African Republic

Italy

Palau​​

​​Tuvalu

Chad

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​Palestinian Territories

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Chile

Jamaica

Panama

Uganda

China, Mainland

Japan

Papua New Guinea

Ukraine

Colombia

Jordan

Paraguay

United Arab Emirates

Comoros

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Peru

United Kingdom

​Congo, Republic of the

​​Kazakhstan

​​Philippines

United States of America

Costa Rica

Kenya

Poland

Uruguay

Côte d'Ivoire

Kiribati

Portugal

 ​Uzbekistan

Croatia

​Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Puerto Rico

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Cuba

Korea, Republic of

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Vanuatu

Cyprus

Kuwait

Qatar 

​​Venezuela

Czech Republic​

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R 

​​Vietnam

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Lao, People's Democratic Republic

Romania

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​​​​Democratic Republic of the Congo

Latvia

Russian Federation

Wallis and Futuna Islands

Denmark

Lebanon

Rwanda

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Djibouti

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Yemen

Dominica

​​Liberia​

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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​Dominican Republic

Libya, State of

​Saint Lucia

Zambia

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 Liechtenstein

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Zimbabwe

​​​​Ecuador

Samoa

 

 

 

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