Register now to attend the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Sustainability Reporting training and develop the capacity to identify and manage risks, seize new opportunities for better economic, social and environmental performance aimed at creating value for everyone and produce the best possible sustainability report on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and other sustainability activities to communicate progress made.

Lagos₦ 400,00028 - 29 April, 2020
** Training in the UK is valued at £1,194 (VAT inclusive)

The GRI Standards are the first global standards for sustainability reporting and is compatible with popular and regulatory reporting requirements such as the United Nations Global Compact’s Communication on Progress, the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles (NSBP), the United Nations Principles on Responsible Investment (UNPRI) and the IFC Performance Standards.

The Standards feature a modular, interrelated structure, and represent the global best practice for reporting on a range of economic, environmental and social impacts. This is one of a kind opportunity as currently, CSR-in-Action is the only organisation offering this training locally; please visit

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Learning Objectives

In this training we will teach the requirements for publishing a sustainability report along an established framework created by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

• Sustainability context and introduction to GRI

• Prepare: Plan your GRI sustainability reporting process

• Connect: Engaging with stakeholders and enhancing the credibility of the sustainability reporting process

• Incorporating the framework of the NSBP and other relevant local standards/frameworks

• Defining the content of the sustainability report

• Monitoring information for inclusion in the sustainability report

• Final preparation and communication of the sustainability report

Why Produce a CSR/Sustainability Report?

  • Improve organisational strategy and management systems
  • Increase employee motivation, morale, and retention, and attract new talents
  • Enhance organisational planning and decision making
  • Reduce risks and improve management practices
  • Strengthen internal data management and reporting system
  • Improve stakeholder engagement and relationships
  • Enhance transparency, accountability, increase trust and brand reputation
  • Increase competitive advantage
  • Reduce/mitigate organisation’s negative social, economic and environmental impacts
  • Gain requisite knowledge and skill to seamlessly prepare a sustainability report
  • Provide a handy reference for company financial, social and environmental data
  • Attain local and international best practises

Who Should Attend this GRI Training?

Organisations and Individuals with interest in sustainability reporting along the GRI Standards framework and who aspire to learn and implement the process. Managers and Officers from the following departments:

  • Compliance
  • Governance
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Human Resources
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain/Procurement
  • Credit/Risk Assessment
  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Process/Packaging Departments
  • Community and Investor Relations
  • Sustainability Communications or Assurance.

Course Fee

₦400,000 (Four Hundred Thousand Naira, only) – exclsv VAT

Early bird registration: ₦300,000 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira, only) till 26-March-2020

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