In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is spotlighting members of the AAPI community who are making a difference every day through their careers and social impact work.
Launch of Spanish-language GRI Professional Certification Program
Following the unveiling of the new Professional Certification Program in September 2020 by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), it is now possible for Spanish-speaking sustainability professionals to access and complete all of the courses and a final exam entirely in Spanish.
It’s hard to believe that nearly a year has passed since a large swath of the business world began working remotely, and many of us transitioned to doing just about everything from home. At times it has felt like the longest year, but it also seems to have passed in the blink of an eye. We’ve learned that people are incredibly resilient, and we have seen this first-hand in our families and friends, our colleagues, our customers, and our businesses. It is truly inspiring.
Ongoing learning is essential for every Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional if you want to grow your career and effectively manage program initiatives in a fast-changing industry. And while in-person industry events may be put on hold, there are still other resources available to help you stay up to date on all things EHS and Sustainability related.
In these unprecedented times, our ability to collaborate and innovate virtually is more important now than ever. Alexion supports American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Leadership programs that provide unique experience to exceptional early-career neurologists who are aspiring to become the next generation of leaders within the AAN and the neurology field.
The Alexion PharmD Fellowship Program, in conjunction with MCPHS University, is one of the avenues through which Alexion grows young talent. Throughout this 2-year fellowship, recently graduated PharmD’s complete rotations in multiple functional areas under qualified preceptors. The purpose of this highly competitive program is to prepare PharmD’s for a career in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Certified training for the sustainability profession
September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A suite of high-quality and globally applicable training courses for sustainability reporting specialists are available, following the launch of the GRI Professional Certification Program.
The program delivers a professional training route for individuals seeking to use the GRI Standards for best practice reporting on organizational impacts. It can be accessed fully online or combined with learning provided through GRI’s global network of Certified Training Partners.
DALLAS, September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthX has announced it has launched a new Entrepreneur-in-Residence program, EarthX <EIR>, providing the world’s most talented thinkers the opportunity to incubate their ideas and spur innovation for environmental benefit. The program provides resident entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to bring world changing ideas to market.
To honour Hispanic Heritage Month, we sat down with Juliana Johnson, who works at our Charleston office in South Carolina, to learn more about what her heritage means to her. Read as she shares her perspectives and describes her journey coming from Colombia to the United States:
Can you tell me about yourself, your journey, and what led you here?
Increasing access to online learning and courses through GRI
August 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Individuals working in sustainability reporting and sustainable development roles have more opportunities for professional development, as GRI’s learning options are increasingly made available virtually.
In response to changed ways of working due to the pandemic, the majority of GRI’s network of Certified Training Partners (CTPs) are now delivering courses remotely. In total there are more than 100 CTPs in almost 50 countries who offer certified training in the GRI Standards, which is tailored to meet the needs of the local audience.