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Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) Training

Understand and enhance your CSRD journey with expert-led training and resources from SGS.

Our training covers the CSRD and European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). From introductory to topic-specific levels, we help you improve sustainability skills, performance and compliance, mitigating operational and reputational risks.

Our CSRD training courses

Mandatory ESRS reporting requirements

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to successfully implement and report ESRS mandatory requirements, enabling compliance with the CSRD. It includes mapping and assessing stakeholders, evaluating ESRS topics for double materiality, understanding and interpreting mandatory disclosure requirements, and preparing for disclosure.

Benchmarking against existing reporting standards

This course covers key reporting standards, including:

  • The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)/International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) Sustainability Disclosure Standards
  • The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
  • The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

We will also discuss the CSRD reporting requirements and preparing for assurance.

Topic-specific workshops/training

This course covers different environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas, including carbon management and biodiversity, etc. This training also provides eLearning on individual ESRS topics to address disclosure content for policies, actions and targets, as well as training for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Specifically selected expert trainers

As a leader in ESG and sustainability, we have specifically selected our trainers for their hands-on, practical experience. We provide the most up-to-date knowledge, delivered by accelerated learning techniques, to ensure you realize your training goals in an interactive and rewarding way.

After successfully completing the training, we can also suggest your next steps, including other SGS CSRD services that could benefit you.

Delivery methods

Our flexible learning solutions are available in a number of ways:

  • Public: available on predetermined dates and at set locations, with the advantage of interacting with other organizations’ participants. Public courses can be face-to-face or virtual
  • In-house: conducted at your organization and tailored to match the message and style of presentation best suited to your organization’s culture and specific requirements. In-house courses can be face-to-face or virtual
  • eLearning: developed to provide quick and effective training to large numbers of people, with the benefit of follow-up dates to track participants’ progress

Why SGS Academy?

With more than 30 years of experience in training, SGS Academy operates in over 100 countries and has a portfolio of over 20,000 training courses, in more than 20 languages, all delivered by over 1,000 tutors.

SGS Academy provides consistent, effective and high-quality training to give you the skills and knowledge necessary for your organization and industry.

To discuss your CSRD training requirements, contact us today.

You can also register to watch our on-demand webinar, Introduction to CSRD Fundamentals – our introduction to the CSRD features, ESRS, double materiality and how they apply to an organization.

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