Online Certificate on Sustainability (CSR) Reporting (SA3)

Sustainability Reporting


Description

The philosophy of the course is to provide you with a step-by-step introduction to Sustainability Reporting and unique knowledge in a simple and practical way. Learn about GRI and other guidelines and how to create a Sustainability Report.

Content
  • Your personal information
  • Guidance on the Different Modules and How to Maximize Learning (Part 1)
  • Guidance on the Different Modules and How to Maximize Learning (Part 2)
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Structure
  • Key Terms for Understanding Sustainability Reporting (Glossary)
  • Module 1 - What is Sustainable Development & the Business Case for Sustainabity
  • Module 1 Objectives
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 1
  • Module 1 Suggested Reading
  • The Business Case for Reporting
  • What is sustainable development? (1)
  • What is sustainable development? (2)
  • Sustainable Development Time-line
  • VIDEO: Sustainable Development and Green Economy
  • What is Sustainability (CSR) Reporting?
  • The Sustainable Development Goals
  • National Sustainable Development Strategies (NSDS)
  • National Sustainable Development Strategies (NSDS) (2)
  • European Alliance on CSR
  • European Commission: CSR New Strategy
  • National Strategy for CSR in Germany
  • EU Directive for Mandatory Sustainability (CSR) Reporting
  • Consequences of Statutory Sustainability (CSR) Reporting
  • Why Report?
  • Report Objectives
  • VIDEO: Sustainability (CSR) reporting
  • Quiz Module 1 (Sustainability Reporting)
  • What Did You Learn in Module 1
  • MODULE 2 - THE GLOBAL REPORTING INITIATIVE - INTRODUCTION & PRINCIPLES
  • Module 2 Objectives
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 2 (5 Minutes)
  • Module 2 Suggested Reading
  • Pick the Appropriate Reporting Standard
  • GRI Guidelines for Reporting
  • GRI: A Network Organization
  • GRI Reporting Trends
  • GRI Reports by Sector
  • GRI: Sector Disclosures
  • Terms for Sustainability (CSR) Reporting
  • Key Success Factors for Sustainability Reporting
  • VIDEO: History of the GRI
  • GRI Sustainability Reporting Principles
  • GRI Reporting Principles: Content
  • GRI Reporting Principles: Quality
  • GRI Reporting: Structure of the Report
  • GRI Categories and Aspects
  • Quiz Module 2 (Sustainability Reporting)
  • What Did You Learn in Module 2
  • MODULE 3 - THE UNGC, THE ISO26000 AND SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
  • Module 3 - Objectives
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 3 (5 Minutes)
  • Module 3 Suggested Reading
  • Pick the Appropriate Reporting Standard
  • The United Nations Global Compact
  • The United Nations Global Compact: Benefits of Engagement
  • The United Nations Global Compact: the 10 Principles (+Video)
  • The United Nations Global Compact: Strategy
  • The United Nations Global Compact: Case Study
  • The United Nations Global Compact and GRI
  • ISO26000
  • ISO26000: Benefits
  • ISO26000: Principles and Clauses
  • ISO26000 and GRI
  • VIDEO: The Launch of ISO26000
  • Quiz Module 3 (Sustainability Reporting)
  • What Did You Learn in Module 3
  • MODULE 4 - HOW TO CREATE A SUSTAINABILITY REPORT PART 1 (PREPARE & PLAN)
  • Module 4 Objectives
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 4 (7 Minutes)
  • Module 4 Suggested Reading
  • Planning the Report and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Selection of Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Stakeholders and their Information Needs
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Dialogue
  • Planning the G4 Sustainability (CSR) Report
  • Planning the G4 Sustainability (CSR) report: Disclosures and Indicators
  • 'In accordance' Criteria
  • Quiz Module 4 (Sustainability Reporting)
  • What Did You Learn in Module 4
  • MODULE 5 - MATERIALITY ASSESSMENT AND DATA COLLECTION
  • Module 5 Objectives
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 5 (6 Minutes)
  • Module 5 Suggested Reading
  • Materiality and Data Collection
  • Materiality Assessment (Internal and External Factors)
  • Steps of Materiality Assessment
  • GRI Indicators for Reporting - Examples
  • Data Collection
  • Quality of Data
  • Data Omission
  • Setting Targets
  • GRI Index
  • The New GRI STANDARDS
  • The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards: The Future of Reporting
  • The GRI STANDARDS - New Format
  • Quiz Module 5 (Sustainability Reporting)
  • What Did You Learn in Module 5
  • MODULE 6 - EXTERNAL ASSURANCE & COMMUNICATING THE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
  • Module 6 Objectives
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 6 (5 Minutes)
  • Module 6 Suggested Reading
  • External Assurance and Communication of the Report
  • Why Seek External Assurance?
  • Results of External Assurance
  • Standards for External Assurance
  • AA1000AS Aims and Benefits
  • AA1000AS Principles and Types of Engagement
  • ISAE3000 Objectives
  • ISAE3000 Focus Areas
  • Factors to Consider About Communicating the Report
  • Available Options for Communication
  • Examples of Communication Options
  • Stakeholder Feedback
  • Next Reporting Cycle
  • Quiz Module 6 (Sustainability Reporting)
  • What Did You Learn in Module 6
  • Questions?
  • WEBINAR: "SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING TRENDS IN N.AMERICA (2017)"
  • Recorded Webinar
  • SUSTAINABILITY (CSR) REPORTING SIMULATION
  • Sustainability (CSR) Reporting Simulation
  • WEBINAR: "HOW TO CREATE SUSTAINABILITIES STRATEGIES & STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
  • HOW TO CREATE SUCCESSFUL SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES
  • Final Quiz and Assignment
  • Sustainability (CSR) Reporting Final Quiz
  • Sustainability (CSR) Reporting Final Assignment - Question 1
  • Sustainability (CSR) Reporting Final Assignment - Question 2
  • Sustainability (CSR) Reporting Final Assignment - Question 3
  • REFER & WIN
  • Refer & Win
  • BECOME AN ACCREDITED SUSTAINABILITY PROFESSIONAL
  • Become an accredited Sustainability Practitioner
  • THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY PROFESSION
  • CSE's Guide on the Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • COURSE EVALUATION
  • Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed