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Trainings

GRI G4 and CDP

We are committed to training the next generation of sustainability professionals and business leaders. ISOS CSR is a GRI Certified Training Partner and a CDP Educational and Training Partner.

Contact us about the ISOS CSR Training Services

Enroll in one of our GRI or CDP trainings offered through the ISOS Center for Social Responsibility (ISOS CSR) – it’s the quickest way to learn how to apply the latest sustainability requirements of GRI G4 and improve your company’s scoring under the CDP Programs!

All reporting organizations are expected to transition from the current GRI G3.1 Guidelines to the new G4 Framework by the end of 2014. The G4 Guidelines have introduced a series of new elements, including the emphasis on Material Aspects, a series of General Standard Disclosures and a series of Specific Standard Disclosures. For those interested in using the GRI G4 Guidelines as soon as possible, GRI strongly recommends that you complete the current GRI Certified G4 Training to get up to speed with the latest requirements for sustainability reporting. Upon training completion you will receive the new G4 Certificate directly from the Global Reporting Initiative.

UPCOMING TRAININGS:

TypeNameLocationDateQuick Registration
GRI G4 TRAINING 
ISOS CSR G4 GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Las Vegas, NV
Dec 4-5, 2014Register here
GRI G4 TRAINING 
ISOS CSR G4 GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Silicon ValleyDec 18-19, 2014Register here
ONE STOP LEARNING:
GRI G4 TRAINING
CDP TRAINING
MATERIALITY: THE NATURAL STEP
ISOS CSR Institute *New San Diego, CAJanuary 21-23, 2015Register here
GRI G4 TRAINING 
ISOS CSR G4 GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Miami, FLFeb 23-24, 2015Register here
GRI G4 TRAINING ISOS CSR G4 GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Seattle, WA
April 9-10, 2015Register here
SECTOR SPECIFIC:
Supply Chain Business Transparency
ISOS CSR GRI Certified Business Transparency Program *New Across the US Multiple Dates
Register here

Our Approach to Training:

ISOS CSR applies innovative but practical approaches to learning that will fast track you to expert status, equipping trainees with the know-how required to manage the reporting process. Through presentations and interactive learning, participants will be able to firmly grasp GRI’s sustainability reporting methodology and devise a process adequate to their individual needs. Our experienced instructors will provide participants with hands-on instruction by utilizing GRI’s G4 sustainability reporting framework content, supplemental GRI reporting publications and sustainability reports from leading organizations as case studies.

Topics include: material aspects and boundaries, stakeholder engagement, data collection, goal setting and GRI principles for defining report content and quality, external assurance, report publication and project management. Additionally, the new G4 Modules will bring you up to date with the latest requirements for CSR reporting including new In Accordance levels (Core or Comprehensive); new disclosures regarding Governance, Ethics and Integrity and Equal Remuneration; and new GRI indicators related to Procurement Practices, Grievance Mechanisms and Supplier Assessment.

Registration includes:

Two days of instruction; GRI certification upon completion; meals and refreshments; learning materials; presentations from experienced GRI reporters; invitation to the ISOS exclusive LinkedIn group of Certified GRI sustainability reporting practitioners.

Trainings Footprint:

ISOS CSR makes it its responsibility to offset the carbon footprint of our GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting trainings. We pay for the offset fees directly to TerraPass, the leading consumer retailer and marketer of greenhouse gas reduction offsets.