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GRI Standards Certified Training Online Course

Self-paced

$895 Enroll

Full course description

Start:

Anytime

Duration:

16 Hours

Location:

Online

Price:

*$895



What you'll learn:

Participants in this GRI Standards Certified Training Online Course will become familiar with the GRI Standards, the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting.

Using a combination of video lessons, interviews, case studies, and readings, the course will cover:

  • How sustainability reporting promotes organizational change
  • The GRI organization and its overlaps other standards and frameworks
  • Key terms, features, and structure of the GRI Standards
  • How to engage stakeholders inside and outside your organization
  • Material topics, impacts, boundaries, and targets
  • Preparing and communicating a sustainability report

Additional benefits include:

  • 100% online, self-paced training, providing instant access to course content
  • Interviews with current sustainability practitioners that bring the reporting concepts to life
  • Case Studies featuring U.S.-based organizations who report in accordance with GRI Standards
  • Review and test preparation aid available only through Arizona State University

What you'll receive:


Participants who complete the training within 60 days will a receive a Certificate of Completion and are eligible to take the GRI Standards Report Exam at a discounted rate.

Arizona State University students are eligible for a discounted rate beginning August 31st. Please email sustainabilityskills@asu.edu for more information.


Who this course is designed for:

Current or future sustainability reporters, project managers, team members, stakeholders, sponsors, executives, contributors, investors

*$895 is an introductory offer, available only for a limited time.


Meet the instructors


Rajesh Buch

Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Director, Sustainability Practice, ASU International Development

Instructor, School of Sustainability

Raj drives ASU’s efforts to provide solutions to the complex sustainability challenges facing the developing world by linking ASU’s world-class researchers to international development funding agencies, and by fostering partnerships with NGOs, the public and private sectors, and foundations. He was instrumental in collaboratively building a hybrid, university-based sustainability solutions consulting practice at ASU, with applied research and solutions development work including developing systemic circular economy solutions at local and regional scales, building collaborative networks to advance circular economy, and building circular economy curricula for professional and academic classes and workshops.


Ryan M. Johnson

Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Executive Director, Executive and Professional Education, School of Sustainability

Instructor, School of Sustainability

Ryan Johnson is the executive director of professional sustainability education and training in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University – the first degree-granting school of sustainability in the U.S. In this role, Ryan helps organizations and individuals meet their sustainability goals through custom training programs, open-enrollment (non-degree) programs and partnerships.

Prior to joining ASU, Ryan spent more than a decade at Arizona-based WorldatWork, an organization that delivers HR certifications and trainings to professionals worldwide. His last position at WorldatWork was Vice President and Executive Editor. Earlier in his career, Ryan was a client-facing consultant with both the Institute for Strategy Development (ISD) in Washington DC, and with Creative Healthcare Solutions (CHS), of Columbus, Ohio. In the early 1990s, Ryan completed a graduate degree at ASU and subsequently spent seven years at ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy. Ryan began his career on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Small Business.