GRI Certified Sustainability Professional Program

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GRI Certified Sustainability Professional Program

GRI PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION PROGRAM - Your pathway to GRI Certified Sustainability Professional

By Alaya Consulting

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Saturday, August 10, 2019 · 9am HKT


Corporation Park Unit 809, 8/F, 11 On Lai Street Corporation Park Shatin, Hong Kong, NT Hong Kong

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

About this event

The current GRI Professional Certification Program (PCP) is compatible with the REVISED GRI Standards 2021. GRI PCP is a sustainability curriculum that delivers globally applicable professional development on the GRI Standards and offers professionals an opportunity for continuous learning and upskilling.

The program is comprised of four courses (see below) that cover the fundamentals of GRI reporting and the certification exam.

1. Introduction to sustainability reporting and the GRI Standards 2021 Update

2. Reporting with GRI Standards 2021 Update

3. Reporting on Human Rights with GRI Standards 2021 Update

4. Integrating SDGs into Sustainability Reporting

Participants of this Program will receive 25% discount on the exam (original price at €350).

2023 class schedule:

June 3, 6, 8, and 10 (Face-to-face class from 9 am-5:30 pm on June 3 and 10, and 6:30-9:15pm on June 6 and 8, 22.5 hours in total).

Note that the training session will be conducted over 2 full-days (June 3 and 10) and 2 half-days (June 6 and 8). Purchasing a ticket will automatically grant entry to both sessions. Participation is mandatory for all days.


The course could be conducted in either Cantonese or English, depending on the participants’ needs. Course materials are in English. Please access the training brochure here


The venue will be held at our office in Sha Tin (Unit 809, 8/F., Corporation Park, 11 On Lai Street, Shatin, Hong Kong)

What participants say about our course

Executive Director of a Hong Kong Listco: “I recommend the GRI Certified Training courses provided by Alaya as it allows me to obtain an easy understanding about the reporting framework, its value and implement internally.”

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of an asset manager: “The GRI Standards Certified Training given by Alaya Consulting turned something conceptual into something easy to comprehend and to implement.  The interactive in class exercise helped to cement the concepts of the Standards well.”

Alaya Consulting reserves the right to cancel course due to insufficient enrolment, participants can either choose to refund or select class on later dates.

For questions concerning the new Certification Exam, please check out the FAQ.

About the organizer

Organized by
Alaya Consulting

In Buddhism, Alaya means primary, or the eighth, consciousness which forms the seeds of karma. In sustainability, our vision is similar. We aim to become the leading facilitator of corporate sustainability, planting the seeds of sustainability that can grow into trees for our future generations.

We have advised for the completion of nearly 200 ESG reports since 2014. Alaya has become a GRI Certified Training Partner in Hong Kong since 2015, and the first GRI Online Training Partner in China in 2020.