Sustainability Reporting Course

Thursday, September 6, 2018 | 9am-5pm | $550

SGX have rolled out their Sustainability Reporting Guidelines for all listed companies. This course details what sustainability reporting is, what the frameworks (GRI Standards, Integrated Reporting & SASB) are, and will work through the key steps to producing a sustainability report. Paia has been running these courses in Singapore since 2002 and many of those attending have successfully gone on to produce sustainability reports as a direct result of this course.

The course is practical, taking SGX’s reporting requirements, and demonstrating through case study examples (local & global) of how companies typically meet these guidelines in practice. Paia Consulting has been involved with more than 150 reporting projects, including 116 for SGX listed corporations, so we have both the width and the depth of practical experience and our training shares this expertise with you. Much of our training is based on our depth of hands on expertise in producing award winning sustainability reports.

The course is relevant to companies that are considering reporting, either within the Annual Report, as a separate standalone Sustainability Report.

Course Structure

Part 1:

• Introduction to Sustainability & Reporting
• How does sustainability relate to CSR, business strategy & risk
• Reporting Frameworks – SGX Guidelines, GRI Standards, IIRC Integrated Reporting Framework, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) & SASB. Similarities and differences between these, and why it is that we recommend focusing on GRI G4 for first time reporters
• GRI & SGX Reporting Requirements
• Standard Disclosures (in depth walk through)
• Stakeholder Engagement – reporting requirements & practical examples

Part 2:

• Materiality in depth & exercises
• GRI’s Indicators (KPIs)
• Supply Chain – Reporting requirements & expectations, case study examples
• Report Assurance – what to look for when getting reports assured, and how to read assurance reports
• Planning a report – practical steps to take away
• Exercise focusing in on what makes a good report

What Previous Participants Said

“Course content is concise and packed with real life case studies. Most importantly the course instructor no doubt is a subject matter expert in the field.”

“Course content is concise and packed with real life case studies. Most importantly the course instructor no doubt is a subject matter expert in the field.”

“Excellent two days getting to know GRI. I have greatly benefited.”

“A very good course not only for people interested in sustainability reporting but also sustainability itself”

“The course was digestible, covering the fundamentals in a systematic fashion”

“One of the best things is classes with real content and good trainers!”

“Knowledgeable instructors, interesting case studies of different reports”

“Gives a clear foundation and understanding on sustainability with actual examples”

Liked best: “the competency and quality of the trainers and their ability to share real-life examples from extensive experience”

“The course was practical. Not only does it explain the theory of GRI but it also empowers students to practice what is learnt”