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First SDGs Reporting Training Session by GRI, Statistics Canada, eRevalue, TELUS and the GCNC to launch in Toronto

Published 05-23-17

Submitted by Global Compact Network Canada

The Global Compact Network Canada, in collaboration with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Statistics Canada, TELUS, and eRevalue, is offering a full-day training to provide professionals with an opportunity to learn from industry leaders and experts on how to report on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

This training session will help attendees learn how to:

  • Benchmark and improve on their current reporting practices,

  • share experiences and learn from the successes and failures of other companies,

  • engage in an interactive learning experience that will showcase emerging best practices,

  • Understand the Global and Canadian vision for SDGs reporting from a representative of Statistics Canada,

  • receive advice from sustainability reporting experts, such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI),

  • build capacity for developing a process to report on the SDGs,

  • receive a certification upon successful completion, and

  • have the opportunity to join a networking group.

This one day SDG Reporting Training session is the first of its kind, which allows attendees to learn from and along with their peers. The full day training will be filled with valuable takeaways, interesting discussions and networking. At the heart of the training program is the opportunity to develop an action plan / process to report on the SDGs with other attendees in the room. To learn more about the agenda, please visit: http://globalcompact.ca/sdgs-reporting-training/

About the Global Compact Network Canada

The Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) is the Canadian Network of the United Nations Global Compact - the world's largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. The GCNC supports Canadian businesses in the implementation of the 10 Principles of the UNGC and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, officially known as Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, are an intergovernmental set of 17 aspiration Goals with 169 targets. The GCNC builds the capacity of the Canadian corporate sector to embrace sustainable business practices by facilitating and creating opportunities for multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration. 

For more information, contact:

Jules Zhao, Marketing Specialist, Global Compact Network Canada

416-575-2237 | jules@globalcompact.ca

www.globalcompact.ca | @globalcompactCA

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Global Compact Network Canada

Global Compact Network Canada

The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative with over 10,000 signatories in 130 countries committing to ten universally accepted principles. The Global Compact Network Canada builds the capacity of the Canadian corporate sector to embrace sustainable business practices.

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