By the end of the course, participants should feel very confident in how to prepare a best practice Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability report using the GRI Standards.

Most importantly, participants will begin to understand the GRI report writer’s adage “It’s not about the report, it’s about the process!”


This GRI Certified course will provide you a practical overview of how to use the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards as you progress from the G4 version of the GRI framework.


We teach how to write clearly and succinctly, without sacrificing scientific accuracy.

We teach you how to get your thoughts down clearly and how to increase your efficiency as a writer. We teach how to write and design documents according to audience (e.g. industry, peer review), purpose (e.g. monitoring report, journal article) and the type of research or project problem that needs to be solved


Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Management (CSARM) is a complex field of environmental management and, with the support of NSW Environmental Protection Agency (NSW EPA) and industry consultants, UTS Science School of Life Sciences has developed a program of short course modules to help environmental professionals update their specific area of expertise, extend their knowledge base and network with colleagues in industry and government.