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★★★★★ Over 200 reviews

With more than 200 reviews, clients gain valuable insights that underscore both our steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional value and the high quality of our courses. The FBRH ISO 9001 certification is a testament to our commitment to excellence in delivering high-quality education, ensuring clients receive exceptional value with standardized and quality-assured learning experiences.

“Thank you very much. It was a life-changing course for me. I attended this 2-day course in London in March 2019. It was well organised and I learnt quite a lot. I am now using the knowledge to help Ugandan companies to prepare their sustainability reports.”

Prof. Venancio Tauringana
(Professor & Head of Department of Accounting, Southampton University)

“Many thanks for the FBRH GRI Standards Mock Exam. It came in handy! I am happy to share with you that I passed the exam with a 90% score. GRI just emailed me the confirmation yesterday.”

Dr Renata Konadu
(Lecturer, University of Southampton)

“You can know nothing about GRI Standards and in 2 days you will be ready to advise clients or run a reporting project for your company.”

Laurence Cox
(Salterbaxter, an MSL Company)

“It was the best intense course
I have ever taken!”

I learned a lot without getting confused or becoming exhausted.”

Azar Safari
(Leiden University)

“I really like the educational structure and approach of the GRI Certified Human Rights course.”

Hanne Zakariassen

“This is a detailed course and I have a better understanding about ESG. Mr. Pitsillides is a great instructor.”

Ozgur Ekim

“I really enjoyed the course. Very helpful for everyone approaching the GRI Standards. Thank you!”

Maria Cristina Cifala
(Walgreens Boots Alliance)

“A big thank you for last week’s training. All my training objectives were met.”

Johanna Tähtinen
(World Business Council for Sustainable Development)

“This a must-do course for people in the sustainability space as this will catapult your learning experience way beyond your imagination. This course has connected all the dots for what I have learned at the University in Australia, Circular Economy from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Sustainability Strategies at Cambridge, and ESG Investing at Columbia. For the first time, I am ready to report and consult on embedding Sustainability in small and big organisations.”

Simon Seebaluck

“Very pleased to achieve this important goal to ensure all my non-financial reports integrate adequately Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards. Thanks to Simon Pitsillides and all FBRH Consultants Ltd team for their effort adapting this programme (for remote learning) and ensuring that each participant gained maximum value from this enriching experience.”

David Curbelo Pérez, PhD
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“A very informative course ideal for everyone involved in GRI reporting. I have been providing answers for GRI reporting for the last 4 years but it was really good to properly understand the context of the questions and how my answers are included in the overall report”

Avril Johnston
SP Energy Networks (ScottishPower part of the Iberdrola Group)

“I must say that the training exceed all my expectations! Simon is an extremely well prepared teacher. His lessons leads you in a comfortable space and you feel extremely confident in asking every questions because he is always helpful. Moreover he can teach you the importance of the GRI! Thanks Simon”

Dr Marina Mainini
(Studio Mainini)

“Thank you again for structuring this course in a way that educated us on all the aspects of reporting progressively, over three days.”

Sriram Sridharan
(Qoncert Srl)

”I was particularly impressed by how Simon managed to engage everyone, especially in this Covid-19 online teaching.”

Dr Renata Konadu
(De Montfort University)

“The training sessions enabled me to take our GRI report to the next level. Simon is knowledgeable and very helpful – an excellent teacher. I truly recommend this course by FBRH!”

Sara Hauge

“Thank you for the course. It was informative and done at the right pace. I don’t have any outstanding issues – everything was well covered!”

Jasper Crone

“The training provided was comprehensive and thoroughly covered the subject of GRI reporting.”

Kathryn Ogden
(SUEZ recycling & recovery UK)

“Very helpful course – would recommend to everyone thinking about reporting according to GRI standards”

Vigdis Guðjohnsen

“This was all I needed to kick start GRI reporting.”

Stella Stoycheva
(Yordas Group)

“This course met my expectations, I plan to start my report soon”

Helga Steinthorsdottir

“The FBRH GRI Standards Certified, IEMA recognised course is a must for anyone setting out on their GRI journey for the first time. Course trainer Simon places you at ease and gives you the tools and confidence you need to begin reporting right away!”

Steven Carter
(Croda international Plc)

“Useful for seasoned sustainability experts and novices alike, this two-day course provides the perfect introduction to GRI reporting. FBRH’s Simon is an excellent and very thorough instructor.”

Edward Harris
(Eyetalk Communications)

“I now feel like the subject matter expert on sustainability reporting within my organisation and feel qualified to deliver our first standalone sustainability report.”

Kate Prangnell

A very well structured and content rich course, Simon makes it easy to get through the complex concepts and provides enough colour to put things into perspective and real life scenarios.”

Marina Bradford

“The course is really approachable even for those who are not in communication nor have previous expertise in sustinability reporting.”

Chiara Tramutoli

“The FBRH GRI Standards Certified, IEMA recognised course gave me a great foundation and skills in order for me to undertake a future assessment when a client requests this. In addition we learnt of the importance of understanding a business value chain and the power of action against climate change.”

Michelle Obee

“If you are serious about providing your business with a high-quality sustainability report which meets the GRI Standards, I would have no hesitation in recommending Simon Pitsillides to guide you through this process.”

Erik Gilmore
(BAMA Gruppen AS)

“This was a very engaging and useful training; the presenter was very engaged and emphasised on many occasions the gravity of the sustainability challenges and our responsibility to take the right actions. Thank you for being so direct and clear.”

Helene L. Løvold
(Travel Retail Norway AS – Duty Free Shops)

“This course was a great introduction to the GRI Standards and an excellent guide on how to recognise and write a robust sustainability report. Simon was knowledgeable, patient, and great at explaining the GRI Standards in the context of broader sustainability issues of the day.”

Sophie Jewett

“It was two very intensive days of learning, with an engaged and dedicated presenter, doing the outmost to help us through the GRI, making us feel like experts afterwards”

Paul Martin Hosen
(Arcus Norway AS)

“The training course provided by FRBH Consultants Ltd is ‘The course’ you need to put you on the right path to transition, in the new way (with the GRI Standards). They also have the means to take you further.”

Kevin Tuke
(Epta Group S.p.A)

“Simon is a very experienced practitioner and trainer with years of experience that he is happy to share, which really brought the training to life. He always had time to speak with me no matter how many questions I asked!”

Samantha Wilson

“Thank you very much for a very insightful training last week. You made the content and process very clear and easy to understand!
I would definitely recommend FBRH & Simon for GRI Standards Certified Training. Simon is very knowledgeable, clear, engaging and supportive. The course is very well-balanced, going through the content and allowing enough time for concretely studying and benchmarking sustainability reports, as well as for asking questions.”

Mylene Hours-Makris
(Global Sustain)

“Thanks for a phenomenal training!
Simon Pitsillides is an excellent trainer on the GRI Standards and is fully committed to equip attendants with the knowledge and skills to audit and prepare high quality, concise sustainability reports that can be proudly shared across media channels and pass the transparency test of stakeholders through appropriate consultation and communication”

Rosario Galvan
(Sustainability Consultant)

“The FBRH 2-day GRI Standards Certified, IEMA recognised course provided excellent guidance, instruction and practical applications regarding the use of the GRI Standards to produce a Sustainability Report. The course included a review of sample sustainability reports, to better understand the type and depth of information required by the GRI Standards.
I would highly recommend the FBRH 2-day GRI Standards Certified, IEMA recognised course to anyone intending to use the GRI Standards.”

Clive Peddar
(Trenitalia c2c Ltd)

“CSR/Sustainability reporting is fast becoming one of the most important elements of the corporate business cycle. This course was exactly what I needed – a brief, yet detailed overview of the GRI reporting process – why there is a need to do it, and how to do it properly. Course content was perfect, and the tutor very knowledgeable. Recommended.”

Toby Garwood
(Premier Oil)

“I am very satisfied with this course and particularly about the range of topics, discussions and exercises we managed to cover in only 2 full days.
I highly recommend the course to anyone involved in sustainability reporting. The teacher, Simon, was excellent.”

Julie Hamre
(Scatec Solar ASA)

“I highly recommend this training course since it was very informative, with a lot to learn in a short amount of time. The trainer is also very friendly and ensured training was as interactive and interesting as possible.”

Omar Hourani

“I already recommended this course to my colleagues and asked my boss to send anyone needed to this specific course and presenter. I did so because they all understood the great benefits of this course and we now have all we need for GRI-based assessments.”

Elisa Dahl

“Both your knowledge of the subject and the course structure have impressed me. I highly recommend the FBRH GRI Standards Certified, IEMA recognised course to potential participants.”

Kyriacos Kyrlitsias
(Petrolina Holdings Public Ltd)

“Simon delivered the training with great passion! I will definitely recommend his services.”

Tokunbo Ifaturoti
(TAAI Consultancy Ltd)

“This is a good course to get a good understanding of the GRI standards”

Sarah – Jane Danchie
(African Center for Economic Transformation)

An excellent introduction into sustainability reporting.”

Alexia Perversi
(Mazars LLP)

“Great teacher with good experience. Going to this course is a great way to start or continue with your sustainability journey.”

Hlédís Sigurðardóttir
(Arion Bank)

“Excellent course and trainer!
Fits all levels of experience.”

Embla Kirkemoen
(Leroy Seafood Group)

“A very useful day, teaching about the importance of SDG inclusion in annual reporting.”

Lucy Roberts
(Bridgnorth Aluminium)

“Thank you very much for doing such a great job at the course – I went from zero to hero.”

Auste Valikonyte
(Sun Investment Group)

“Excellent GRI training course with Simon Pitsillides that provides a great basis for further reporting efforts!”

Georg Präauer
(Hallvarsson & Halvarsson)

“Very efficient training due to the combination of action learning (case studies), a thorough presentation of the GRI Standards and a great trainer.”

Thue Birk
(Green Network A/S)

“Thank you for providing us with a great course! It was truly two very interesting and educational days.”

Amalie Gøperød

“I’m feeling much more confident to provide aid to my customers about GRI reporting and how to go forward and improve it.”

Jouni Ahtiainen
(Lucrativo ltd)

“The biggest value I gained from the course were group exercises and the ability to ask questions to Simon””

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“Simon is an excellent teacher and you will be ready for your first GRI report.”

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“Enjoyed the group exercises a lot and found them to be insightful.”

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“I would like to recommend this course for everyone who is involved in sustainability.”

Olga Mayorova
(Petropavlovsk PLC)

“I know how to navigate and how to use the GRI, combined with a lots of good examples.”

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“This course is an in-depth look at the GRI Standards and how to ensure that your sustainability report adheres to them and uses them in the most effective way. It shares good and bad examples of sustainability reporting and sets you up well to structure your own.”

Sally Burtt-Jones
(11 TwentyTwo Ltd)

“The FBRH GRI Standards Certified, IEMA recognised course (Feb. 2020 edition) has been a great and extremely enriching experience. After this first contact with the GRI Standards I feel now confident and prepared to start reporting according to the Standars. Perfect first step on your organisation’s journey to sustainability reporting!”

Elisa Orbañanos Hernando
(Fundación Entreculturas

“A very good and effective GRI Standards Certified training course for sustainability reporting. All well-arranged and excellent knowledge and valuable aspects given by the trainer. I feel I got a thorough package of ambitious GRI reporting.”

Sonja Miettinen
(Lucrativo Sustainable Solutions)

“The training day on SDGs run by Simon was excellent. It dealt efficiently and effectively with a complex area and he shed light on the challenges and opportunities very well.
(FBRH GRI Certified Course “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process”)”

Paul Mansell
(MD – PhD Researcher, Impaqt consulting)

“Very relavant course, well structured and professionaly delivered. I can sincerely recommend.”

Yveta Holeckova
(Impact Hub)

“The GRI course was really valuable and I learned a lot!”

Synne Helletun Næss

“Simon is a great teacher with long experience with GRI-reporting. The course materials are extentive and help a great deal in greating world-class sustainability reporting”

Suvi Kaksonen

“The GRI Training course run by Simon was excellent – a really friendly and knowledgeable presenter and the despite being virtual he made the course very engaging!”

Svenja Nebert
(Simply Sustainable)

“I found Simon’s approach very practical and hand’s on. In the beginning it looks like he is jumping around between different elements, as you get onto end of day 2 and day 3 it becomes obvious how the whole reporting process fits together. Simon has the patience to answer any queries with a wide ranging knowledge of real life examples. I highly reccomend this course to anyone considering GRI reporting, it provides completeness in understanding the requirements!”

Suteesh Chumber
(REIntellect Ltd)

“Hands-on course breaking down the comprehensive GRI framework into digestible bits and pieces and setting them into an illustrative context with a lot of best-practice examples and case studies. Group exercises and discussions make the course interactive and entertaining. Recommended course for everybody who wants to start reporting in accordance with the GRI standards or get some helpful tips and tricks after already having done so for one or several years.”

Dominik Flatten
(Grieg Seafood ASA)

“In terms of work life, there is probably no greater highlight of the impacts of a global pandemic than the attendance of an interactive course. I had been curious as to how the interaction and engagement of a face-to-face course would be replicated virtually. Simon did a great job- from ensuring the correct electronic tools were fully functional, through to the position of his screens. By far the most engaging virtual group event I’ve attended throughout the pandemic.”

Nicky Cariglia
(Marittima Ltd)

“I feel far more confident ahead of our next sustainability report after this course. Not only do I feel like I have a much better understanding of what seemed like an overly complicated reporting process, but I’ll be able to better conduct a materiality assessment and improve the dialogue with our stakeholders. I am better equipped to self-evaluate and use the tools we learned to continuously improve our reporting”

Christina Glenn
(Aker ASA)

“Highly recommend this training to get on the right path for reporting.”

Grainne Egan
(John Paul Construction)

“Course was excellent and I would highly recommend it.”

Sajid Sarwar
(Wilfred Giles & Company)

“I really enjoyed the course and it helped me in my first contact with the GRI Standards. Really practical examples. Thanks!”

Belen Lopez Lugilde
Manager Global Audit
(Heineken Global)

“A great course helping businesses create a high standard when building a sustainability report.”

Jessie Frahm
(The Brand Catalyst)

“It is a fantastic training for begginers or people with some experience in the subject. At the end of the training you will be able to read and identify a good sustainability report as well as having a good fundation to create one for your company..”

Ana del Mar Diéguez Batista

“The course was very well conducted, good group exercises and discussions. I feel confident to start working on the subject within our organisation having been provided with skills and information necessary.”

Huld Magnusdottir
(Nýsköpunarsjóður atvinnulífsins)

” I really enjoyed the 3-day GRI Training Workshop conducted by FBRH consultants. It was insightful and gave a very good overview of the GRI framework.”

Spondon Bhagowati
(MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability)

“After attending the FBRH training we have increased our internal sustainability reporting competence and we have built a strong platform and motivation to complete our first GRI report.”

Liv H. Dyrnes
(Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA)

“I highly recommend the class. Not only did I learn how to Report on sustainability but also I got a comprehensive view of how sustainability can be a part of the company’s strategy.”

Malgorzata Slawinska

“This training was immensely valuable for me and I recommend it for everyone wishing to learn not only how to start creating first-class sustainability report but also how to start developing sustainability strategy and plan for your organization.”

Tomas Plauska

“A very good training with a knowledgeable and flexible trainer. Good learning experience and we had many very good discussions, and all our questions was properly answered for common benefit and further learning for all participants.”

Ole Spigseth
(Spigseth AS)

“Simon is very helpful on a personal and professional level. Gives full support and follow up, very keen to make sure you received all data needed in addition to his huge knowledge.”

Reem Khamis
Head of Sustainability
(Banque du Caire)

“Pleased to share that as of today I’m a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Sustainability Professional. This was a great course and with GRI’s latest release of its Universal Standards and its first Sector Standard for O&G, we’re one step closer to true framework interoperability. Thank you Simon Pitsillides for the great insights and the unique IEMA recognised learning path!”

Ting Chaung Ho
(S&P Global)

“The online course met my expectations that I am now confident to produce 1st class GRI standards sustainability report. I am sure the knowledge I gained from this course will hugely help me to develop my career in sustainability consulting as well as benefit SMEs in Mongolia to contribute towards SDGs. I highly recommend this course.”

Bayardelger Alimaa
(Sustainability Excellence Mongolia LLC)

“The GRI Standards Certified Training Course offered by FBRH is a well planned and well delivered program. The facilitator (Simon) is not only knowledgeable in the GRI standard but also the links between the Standards and the SDGs and other sustainability reporting Frameworks and Standards. I strongly recommend this training course for anyone who wants to understand the GRI reporting process.”

Samuel Abidoye

“An excellent course for anyone trying to get to grips with GRI Standards for Sustainability Reporting. The course was delivered over two days by an excellent trainer who explained complex issues clearly and succinctly. I would highly recommend this course.”

Sarah Wixey

“Thanks so much for such a great course.”

Alexis Eyre
(Green Eyre)

Choosing FBRH as the GRI Certified Course’s provider worked to my complete satisfaction.”

Mehdi Mehrabi
(Mobarakeh Steel Company of Iran)

“Brilliant course. Highly informative.”

Marcia Asare
(ESG Lead, City & Guilds)

“The ZOOM setting worked very well.”

Mylene Hours-Makris

“The biggest value gained from the course: “Learning about the management approach and double materiality in detail”

Helene Johansen
(BDO AS, Norway)

“This course provided a great learning outcome! I now feel well prepared to assist my clients in sustainability reporting.”

Mari Ziesler Andenæs
(BDO AS, Norway)

“Well-paced and Simon’s knowledge is technically excellent. The FBRH GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights using the GRI Standards” is both engaging and educational.”

Gavin Lendon
Sustainology UK

A great course and I really enjoyed the virtual delivery – would definitely recommend continuing with some virtual options even when Covid restrictions have been removed as makes it very accessible.”

Claire Kennedy

“The one-day GRI Certified Courses exceeded my expectations. They were both informative and practical and I improved my knowledge on human rights as well as integration of SDGs in business sector.”

Bayardelger Alimaa

“Highly recommend! The expertise of the instructor, the helpful team, interaction with other participants, the pre-course material and the wide range of examples made the learning journey an interesting and rich one.”

Maha Obeid Najjar

“Great way to introduce yourself to the materials and get a complete overview of all the necessary steps.”

Alison Micklem

“I really enjoyed the course. I would recommend it to everybody starting out with GRI standards and sustainability reporting. Thank you very much!”

Nina Mihajlovic

“The course made me capable of both reading and analysing a GRI Standards Sustainability Report. It also got me prepared for helping clients with their reporting.”

Monika Ryan Gillerhaugen
(BDO AS, Norway)

“The course is exhaustive with a clear action plan that helps to start a reporting process rapidly. A lot of subject about sustainability are discussed and which turns almost the training into a sustainability course. I recommend.”

Thibault Blanchard
Sofies Group, a part of DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS)

“The GRI Certified SDG course is very beneficial for those who want to take their career in sustainability to the next level. FBRH team and the expertise of Simon the instructor, are priceless. pre-course material is very helpful. I highly recommend FBRH courses.”

Maha Obeid Najjar

“Incredibly pleased to have completed the intensive #GRICertifiedTrainingCourse so competently and conscientiously delivered by Simon Pitsillides and FBRH Consultants Ltd.”

Esther Val
(Sustainability Consultant)

“Whilst very intense, this course was brilliant for getting a strong foundational understanding for GRI standards. The group format was also very helpful to have exchanges on certain topics.”

Charlotte Horder
Higher Order Strategy

“The GRI Certified course “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process” is really valuable for anyone who is serious about starting or enhancing the sustainability journey and wants to measure and report on impact and performance.”

Ingrid De Doncker
Future Planet

“The course was comprehensive and provides useful tools that can be directly applied to creating a sustainability report to GRI. The trainer was very willing to answer all our questions and to deviate into a discussion about various central topics.”

Catherine Ambrose

“Completing this course helps me gain sufficient understanding and insights on how to produce 1st-class sustainability report. The trainer and staffs are also very supportive throughout out the course.”

Chaichalerm Sarit-apirak

“I have recently completed via FBRH Consultants Ltd, a GRI certified training partner, a rigorous and highly focused GRI standards sustainability reporting course. This course integrates sustainability principles with practical tools, enabling organisations to create a decluttered and lean 1st class report that is in accordance with the GRI Standards. Being in the field for more than a decade, I can attest that this course has genuinely enriched my capabilities. I highly recommend this course, taught by Simon Pitsillides, for sustainability leaders who wish to kick start sustainability development and reporting! “

Inbar Morag
Innovation and sustainability expert

“For sustainability experts: GRI certification program is highly recommendable. The certificates attached evidence completion of the first step in getting a professional certification (two more course are to be taken followed by an exam). I’ve taken the course from FBRH Consultants Ltd with Simon Pitsillides as the leading instructor: the interactivity of the course, the supporting materials and emphasis on the key aspects to be taken into account while starting preparing the sustainability reporting – these are empowering and enabling. “

Olga Zhminko
(Sustainable Finance Expert)

“I started this 5 day journey (to become a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional) with very little knowledge or idea of how to tackle our company reporting. Having completed the courses, I feel well equipped to take on the challenge. The course is really well organised and facilitated with good learning materials, practical exercises and excellent discussions. The fact that Simon is available for follow up questions and advice for some weeks after the course is an added bonus!”

Bonnie Griffiths

“Course content is relevant, easy to understand. The course is both interactive and inspires thinking and discussion. My overall learning experience with FBRH on the sustainability topic has been very enlightening and very positive. I am eager to gain certification and contribute to writing effective sustainability reports for organisations. I highly recommend this program, as it provides one with the tools to contribute positively to the sustainability agenda.”

Laura Achiro
Professor, Southampton University

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights using the GRI Standards” is a very useful course and FBRH is an excellent course provider.”

Mohamed Elmahgoub
Southampton University

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights using the GRI Standards” is Intense but very interesting course. If you are interested in Human Rights this is highly recommended.”

Charlotte Horder
Higher Order Strategy

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process” is a great course. Simon is technically adept and encourages participation through group discussion and questions.”

Gavin Lendon
Sustainology UK

“Overall I am satisfied with the materials provided for the GRI Certified Human Rights course. They are very helpful and align well with the actual standards.”

Lakshi Devi Boolaky Doorgakunt
University of Southampton

“I really enjoyed the course, especially the group exercises.”

Gerasimos Haritopoulos

“t’s been an excellent experience learning to deliver GRI reporting.”

Jessie Frahm
Planet One Point Five

“Comprehensive course with practical examples and training material.”

Joanne Grace

“Thank you so much for this insightful Human Rights course!”

Nina Mihajlovic

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights using the GRI Standards was really helpful to understand the impacts private sector has in human rights.”

Irene Garcia

“The FBRH GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Course, is very useful and valuable for beginning your journey into sustainability reporting. As this is a very comprehensive matter, one would need guidance to start and systemise sustainability related matters. The course proves valuable in achieving these objectives.”

Armen Suvaryan

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights using the GRI Standards is a good supplement to the GRI Reporting Course – instructor and other participants made this a lively and interactive experience. Highly recommended.”

Claire Mizutani
Sofies Group, a part of DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS)

“Doing the GRI certified reporting course, has given us more confidence to use the GRI umbrella framework and how we can develop good sustainability initiatives for the material topics that matter to our customers.”

Ingrid De Doncker
Future Planet

“The GRI Certified Reporting course is well led, and the support materials are exceptionally good. The course format is well measured and allows for constructive class dialogue. I would thoroughly recommend this course.”

Gavin Lendon
Sustainology UK

“The FBRH GRI Certified Course “Reporting on Human Rights with the GRI Standards” is an excellent course that guides participants through the complex and overwhelming content in a clear, concise and accessible format.”

Sarah Wixey
Virtus Energy

“Great and interactive overview of the new GRI Standards, allowing to focus on what is important and have a pragmatic approach to being GRI compliant. Very knowledgeable instructor provided insights and practical examples that were extremely insightful and helpful. Thanks!”

Claire Mizutani
Sofies Group, a part of DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS)

“I really enjoyed this course. Very informative and equipped me with the necessary knowledge and information to contribute to sustainability goals.”

Laura Achiro
Professor, Southampton University

“This is a very comprehensive course. Well-paced and lots of practical exercises to help attendees absorb the content. “


“Very helpful with practical application”

Wenjiao Shi
Cranfield University

“I understood of the importance of SDG and ways of integrating them with GRI.”

Nasr Alrahbi

“The course was insightful.”

Wendy Atswei Laryea
Cranfield University

“Thanks to the FBRH team for delivering an excellent course on how to integrate the SDGs into a reporting process. The 6 hours flew by and I now feel confident to apply the lessons learned to my own business.”

Sarah Wixey
Virtus Energy

“The FBRH GRI Certified “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process” course is very informative and teaches you how to integrate the SDGs into your reporting process”

Shannon Moran
Allied Irish Banks

“The FBRH GRI Certified “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process” is a very beneficial training course. I recommend attendance to drive a concerted effort to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs).”

Laura Achiro
Professor, Southampton University

“The FBRH GRI CertifiedCourse “Reporting on Human Rights with the GRI Standards” is very useful and presents valuable information regarding sustainability reporting.”

Dr Mostafa Hussien
Westminster University

“This course gave me a great overview of the GRI Standards and how they support Human Rights reporting. More importantly, the practical tools meant I was able to immediately start working on how to implement our company’s ESG agenda in a meaningful and measurable way.”

Tricia Grace

“Good teaching practice with a plenty of opportunities to participate the in-class activities. More importantly, there is a good chance to ask questions regarding the topic.”

Zhifeng Chen
University of Southampton

“The FBRH GRI Certified “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process” is a really interactive module that focuses on practical applications, not just theory. I Learned a great deal and would recommend this course.”

Tricia Grace

“This course is very useful and informative and helps create a deeper understanding on reporting human rights with the GRI Standards.”

Shannon Moran
Allied Irish Banks

“The clarity of material and Simon as instructor simplifies all topics and discusses everything in more details. Very important course with very rich knowledge for creating sustainability report.”

Dr. Mostafa Hussien
Westminster University

“GRI as the core framework has really provided the umbrella to understand, prioritise and focus materiality issues. Enhanced and enriched with the SDG and Human Rights lens, will ensure that our business understands the holistic perspective we need to keep in our ways of working and reporting.”

Ingrid De Doncker
Future Planet

“Thank you very much, Simon, for a very interesting and inspiring course. I found it very helpful in terms of cementing my understanding of GRI Standards and in reinforcing my working knowledge.”

Cornelia Grant (CG Communications Ltd)

“Simon was very patient and made sure all participants were included despite the virtual setting. There was plenty of time to ask questions during and after the course and he was always very receptive to discussion and debate.”

Zara de Belder (Consultant)

“The FBRH GRI Certified SDG course is a very useful course for sustainability practitioners everywhere seeking to gain in-depth knowledge of GRI reporting tools, methodologies and linkages with other frameworks.”

Rania Al-Baroudi (Sustainability Consultant)

“Build your muscles within the organisation» said Simon Pitsillides to kick start ESG. Thanks for excellent days in the Learn How to Create a 1st-Class GRI Standard Sustainability Report two days #sustainability course”

Anette Brøto Nereng (KPMG Norway)
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“I highly recommend this course to anyone.
Simon gave us the tools to be able to prepare a successful GRI Standards Sustainability Report.”


“This training shows how the business should respect human rights and set up the commitments using human right policy and identify the impacts, and how it addresses its impacts and processes.”

Meryem Tekol Pelenk
mng orko

“I definitely recommend the FBRH GRI Certified “learn how to prepare a 1st class GRI sustainability report” course to any Sustainability practitioner seeking to report on business sustainability performance using GRI, a globally recognised, thorough and authentic framework.”

Rania Al-Baroudi (Sustainability Consultant)

“FBRH provides a robust learning method, fully experiential, which gets you up to speed, in no time, to navigate the GRI reporting system; Simon has a wealth of experience and confidence in the learning method.”

Barbara Tomasella
Derby University

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Integrate the SDGs into your reporting process” was very beneficial. My knowledge of the SDG’s and also more importantly how to integrate them into the organisation’s strategy”

Martin Parvia

“The course was well coordinated from the registration until completion. The Facilitator (Simon) is very experienced and did his best to ensure that the online training was engaging. I definitely gained more understanding of the GRI standards.”

Adrian Anantha Raja Soosai (Meta Minds International)

“Excellent course and great grounding introduction to GRI reporting process.”

Suteesh Chumber
REIntellect Ltd

“The references provided during the GRI Certified Human rights course are very useful and it can guide me and save my time and efforts”

Nasr Alrahbi

“Simon was an excellent teacher and through this course he help me to aquired the knowledge and understanding of the GRI Standards for a successful sustainability report.”

Chris Christodoulou (CCG Communications Services)

“The course was a nice introduction to the GRI framework.”

Sander Johannessen

“I do believe the FBRH course was beneficial in terms of a precise introduction to the GRI-standards and how to apply them. Additionally, the course though me what to highlight and what to avoid in developing and communicating a 1st-class report. Moreover, the understanding of the GRI-standards created a ground stone in viewing other ESG-frameworks beyond the respective GRI.”

Lina Brevik
KMPG Norway

“This course benefited me with the understanding of the “why” aspect of standards. Also benefited me with the knowledge of how to determine material issues, and what that makes a significant impact, as well as benchmarking against the GRI principles, and linking these to the EU directive and SDGs”

Kristian Andreassen Lorentzen

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “addressing Human rights with the GRI Standards” is an excellent course to understand all linkages between GRI, SDG, Human Rights and work with them in an integrative way.”

Rania Al-Baroudi (Sustainability Consultant)

“The FBRH GRI reporting course was enlightening, in-depth and comprehensive. Through well-structured course work, team work and rich discussions to give it even more edge, I felt very well equipped after the intensive three days to embark on my GRI reporting journey. The material is excellent, the trainer very knowledgeable and helpful, and to top it all, my fellow participants were fantastic! Thank you for this highly useful journey!”

Anna Cook – CERN

“The FBRH GRI reporting course from FBRH was excellent and very beneficial.”


“Thank to Simon for being such a great teacher.”

Jessie Frahm
(The Brand Catalyst)

“It was a very helpful couple of days – thank you very much!”

Sophie Coleridge
(Cranfield School of Management)

“Important and interesting course. Highly recommended.”

Kirsti Meidelsen
KPMG Norway

“The course was incredibly insightful and most importantly very action orientated providing all the tools and techniques to develop an engaging and comprehensive sustainability report.”

Claire Kennedy

“Simon is an extremely prepared teacher. His lessons leads you in a comfortable space and you fell extremely confident in asking every questions because he is always helpful. Moreover he can teach you the importance of the GRI! Thanks Simon”

Marina Mainini
(Studio Mainini)

“I am pleased to announce that I’ve completed the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Program with the 2021 update standards with FBRH Consultants Ltd at #LSE . I am one stop away from being a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional. Thank you, Simon Pitsillides, for the outstanding course. “

Latefah Arewa (Sustainability Consultant)

“This training is an excellent basis to start on a sustainability reporting journey. The course covers the basis of the standard and gives a thorough understanding of their scope and also covers a practical application of the standards for reporting”

Jasper Crone

“This course provided a great amount of information and tools needed to completely grasp the GRI Standards and produce a first-class report.”

Shannon Moran
Allied Irish Banks

“I was very happy with the course although it was fast-paced and challenging. I thought it was well-delivered and greatly improved my understanding of the GRI framework and how to apply it.”

Clive Margolis
Kauri Consulting

“This course delivers excellent guidance on GRI reporting. Well structured and engaging, Simon is a patient and knowledgeable teacher.”

Suzanne Oflyn
John Sankey

“I enjoyed the GRI Certified course “Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process,
thank you very much!”

Nina Mihajlovic

“I would definitely recommend the 1st class on GRI Standards Sustainability report for companies that would like to know on how to conduct a good sustainability report. I learned a lot during this course and got to meet new people from all over the world with different backgrounds. The trainer was very organised and knowledgeable.”

Eftychia Baliaka (Frontex)

“As an auditor and soon to be assurer of ESG reports, this course gave me in-depth knowledge about GRI framework and standards. It made me able to review reports with new clarity.”

Jan Magne Renstrøm
(KPMG Norway)

“The course gave a practical and high-level insight on how to report according to GRI. It will be very helpful when advising my clients on how to set up their reporting process and structure.”

Knut Askvig
(KPMG Norway)

“I strongly recommend attending the course; it helps to better understand the GRI disclosures and define the reporting standard and criteria to reach the first-class report. Also, it guides you to determine the steps to prepare the sustainability report.”

Samah Shata
(Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies, King Abdulaziz University)

“I truly recommend this course as a way to learn about GRI Reporting Standards, understand the global sustainability and business context and exchange with industry peers.”

Justina Messeiller
(Change Horizon)

“The FBRH GRI Certified course “Ιntegrating the SDGs into your reporting process” is perfectly organised with, very interesting information and great interaction during the course”

Andrea Jelinkova

“Simon’s values, subject matter expertise and way of communicating is the key to the success of the FBRH GRI Certified course “integrating the SDGs into your reporting process.”

Eugenia Garcia
(Consult DSS)

“Perfect organisation and communication. I very much enjoyed the GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights with the GRI Standards”

Andrea Jelinkova

“3 intensive days on the way to being GRI certified! Thanks Simon Pitsillides for a great training course.”

Gordon Randal
(Tetra Pak)

“Great course! (GRI Certified course “Reporting on Human Rights with the GRI Standards”).”

Adefolake Ogunbajo

“The trainer is well-experienced and committed to the training delivery.”

Adrian Anantha Raja

“I really liked the structure of the course and the way Simon explained everything to us. Perfect work.”

Tea Qendrai

“This GRI certified course “Addressing Human Rights with the GRI Standards” provided me with exposure to the topic covered.”

Adrian Anantha Raja

“Very good training, now we better understand GRI sustainability standards report and how to implement them in our ESG report.”

Haoua Traore Ndama Ep. Milocko
(Assala Energy)

“Thank you for the opportunity to learn something new and so relevant. Looking forward to seeing how this will go on with CSRD on its way.”

Rouven Uzelmaier
(SAR Groupen)

“This is an excellent introduction to the topic and process surrounding sustainability including ESG and human rights. I feel better informed.”

Suzanne Locklin

“I’m thrilled to have completed day 1 of the GRI training certification course with FBRH Consultants Ltd! The session was packed with insights on how companies can write meaningful sustainability reports that capture their material topics.”

Vinayak Kapoor
(Strategy and Financial Consultant)
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“I would like to thank Cranfield School of Management, Namita Shete, Simon Pitsillides, and FBRH Consultants Ltd. Thank you for your commitment to sustainability reporting and for my participation in the GRI training.”

Stephen Falade
(Green building and Finance Consultant)
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“With New Opportunities for New Challenges 💪 Thanks for this training course to my company Cross Textiles and FBRH Consultants Ltd Consultants Ltd. which is trainer partner of GRI Academy 🙏”

Ozlem Aydin
(Cross Textiles)
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“Simon Pitsillides explained the elements involved in GRI very clearly with great practical examples. He responded to every question asked and made it a great interactive course. I have learnt so much more on sustainability after this course. I highly recommend this course.”

Sonia Shah
(Cross Textiles)

“I’m happy to share that I took a 3-day course from FBRH Consultants Ltd to create a sustainability report based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards.
I would like to give special thanks to the course trainer Mr. Simon Pitsillides for the detailed content on the standards and how to integrate them into a sustainability report, and my company Cross Textiles for giving me this GRI certified training opportunity.”

Erçin Köse (Cross Textiles)
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“This course is intense and to the point when it comes to the practical implementation of ESG. Furthermore, I strongly believe that the involvement of the business community’s engagement in ESG and the future market demand for ESG has a strong potential in solving global challenges.”

Otto Gregussen
(Gregussen Fiskeriradgivning ENK)

“I am very proud to have completed the intensive course “Learn How to Create a 1st Class GRI Standards #Sustainability #Report certified by #GRI + #IEMA + #CPD and delivered by #FBRH from London.
Thanks Simon Pitsillides & Team for your dedication and support in this amazing journey!”

Georgina Schemberg
(Sustainability Specialist)

“Excited to announce that I have recently obtained the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)) certification in sustainability reporting! This certification is the gold standard in the field and has provided me with the necessary tools to develop effective sustainability strategies, communicate impact to stakeholders and report based on GRI standards, SDG’s and ESG relevant information.”

Antigona (Limani) Bejtullahu (Raiffeisen Bank)
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“I am pleased to announce that I’ve completed the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Program with the 2021 update standards with FBRH Consultants Ltd at #LSE.”

Lateefah Arewa
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“I am delighted to have successfully completed the GRI Certified Training Program and passed the exam, earning the title of GRI Certified Sustainability Professional.”

Ahmed M. Al Dhawi
(Occidental of Oman)
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“Excellent organisation both before the start and during. Very good communication throughout and drawing upon the experiences and needs of students. Good resources and interaction.”

Daniel Turner

“Thrilled to have received my certification of Continuing Professional Development for 1st Class GRI Standards Sustainability Report-2021 GRI Standards provided by FBRH Consultants Ltd.”

Sparsh Saxena (Consultant)
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“I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found it both engaging and comprehensive. Thanks Simon and the rest of the team!”

Kelly Hobson
(Shape Tomorrow)

“It was a great interactive session.”

Kashish Dungar

“Simon is a great teacher.
He made it look simple!”

Stephen Falade
(Green building and Finance Consultant)

“Fantastic training. So pleased I opted to have a trainer led course as I benefited greatly from the discussions within the group and being able to ask questions.”

Kendal Heron
(S29 Marketing)