Course Details

Introduction to Sustainability Reporting On-demand Training Course

Course Area



Available for 365 days after enrollment

Approximate Course Run Time

1 hour

Continuing Education Units


Course Fee

USD $150.00

E-learning content is available on demand


Course Details

Course Aim

The aim of this on-demand course is to equip organisations with context and background on sustainability reporting, highlighting the significance of sustainability reporting, the key principles, reporting practices, and empower these organisations to introduce and integrate sustainability reporting into their organisations and increase understanding in the changing regulatory environment. Navigating through the array of diverse standards however, understanding their nuances, and identifying the most relevant ones for your organization, can prove challenging.

Course Description

The course will cover:

  • Background and context of sustainability reporting
  • Key principles and practices such as the identification of the relevant issues (materiality) and engagement of the stakeholders
  • Typical sustainability report structures
  • Key principles and an outline of major sustainability reporting standards such as GRI, CDP, SASB, ISSB, CSRD and the ESRS.
  • Latest trends in sustainability reporting

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Gain an understanding of the crucial elements to create a sustainability report and learn effective methods for capturing and consolidating relevant data.
  • Recognise the value of sustainability reporting as a tool to identify and effectively communicate sustainability issues and best practices within and outside the organization.
  • Align sustainability reporting practices with recognized industry standards to ensure accuracy, consistency, and relevance in presenting ESG information.
  • Improve your ability to support your organization in meeting its sustainability commitments, goals and understand requirements from a pressing regulatory environment on sustainability reporting.
  • Discover how sustainability reporting standards can serve as catalysts for innovation, driving the development of sustainable products, services, and practices, while also helping in identifying and managing environmental and social risks

What will I learn?

By attending this course delegates will:

  • Improve their understanding of sustainability reporting, and their knowledge of the key concepts and principles
  • Comprehend how their company will be impacted by sustainability reporting.
  • Improve their understanding of the key components of, and practices involved in developing, sustainability reports
  • Improve your understanding of the key practices and actions to develop sustainability reports
  • Recognize the strategies for determining data points and key information to disclose in your report, as well as for building trust and credibility with stakeholders
  • Gain an understanding of key sustainability reporting legislation, standards and requirements
  • Be able to support their organization with gathering relevant information to create a sustainability report

Who should attend?

Sustainability Reporting is relevant to any organization, in any sector, through their supply chains, and from within their own organization. Sustainability Reporting is also relevant across functions, and at different levels, so awareness and understanding are necessary across an entire organization. In particular:

  • Individuals responsible for developing, promoting and integrating sustainable practices within an organization
  • Those responsible for developing, implementing and managing policies, processes and practices that are relevant to sustainability & ESG goals set by the organization
  • Consultants, advisors seeking to gain skilful knowledge of the key principles and practices of sustainability reporting to support organizations
  • College and university students enrolled in finance, sustainability, or environmental programs

How will I learn?

Our on-demand courses allow learners access to knowledge-based content in real time, anywhere, and at anytime. Using established learning and interactive digital technology, on-line attendees are guided through the course content, at their own pace, providing opportunity to review, test knowledge and confirm understanding, as they progress through the course.

What will I gain?

On completion, you’ll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.


  • Introduction to Sustainability Reporting On-demand Training Course Module 1
  • Introduction to Sustainability Reporting Module 2: Understanding key frameworks

Live Online Classes

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