GRI CERTIFIED SUSTAINABILITY PROFESSIONAL credential
SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING STANDARDS FOR:
- Environment, Social, Governance (ESG),
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),
- Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), &
- Prevention of Modern Day Slavery
ONLINE AND CLASSROOM COURSES
Advisor on Sustainability Reporting Standards and how to integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Task Force on Climate Related Disclosures (TCFD) into Sustainability Strategies and Reports
Over 20 years experience teaching MBA and MA/MSc students business strategies for sustainability including Corporate Sustainability Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting, Corporate Accountability and Responsibility, and Environmental Management Accounting
My Independent Review of the 2018 State of the Environment Report (SoER) commissioned in 2019 was released by the South Australia Environment Protection Authority in October 2020. Results from my stakeholder engagement consisting of an online survey, interviews and correspondence, as well as research on effective reporting, allowed me to consider opportunities to improve SoER in achieving environmental outcomes in South Australia and to make recommendations for improving future reports.
SUSTAINABILITY ECONOMISTDepartment of Primary Industries, NSW
The Great Australian Bight Management Advisory Committee (GABMAC) is the principle forum where issues relating to the Great Australian Bight Trawl Sector of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery are discussed, problems identified and possible solutions developed.
The Great Australian Bight Resource Assessment Group is the key research and scientific committee for management of the Great Australian Bight Trawl Sector of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery.
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Directed the draft National Wildlife Corridors Plan, a national framework for conservation at a landscape scale.
SUSTAINABILITY ECONOMISTGreen Budget Reform
International Institute for Sustainable Development
The practical application of economic incentives and fiscal measures to reduce environmental impacts and promote sustainability are detailed Green Budget Reform through 25 case studies from around the world. The case studies make it clear that governments must reform and restructure budgets using economic incentives and instruments to ensure sustainable development and sound environmental management. At the same time, industry will benefit by addressing green budget reform from a proactive, sustainability perspective.
PROFESSOR ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMSSustainability Economics, Sustainable Economic Development; Environmental Management; Ecosystem Health and Socio-Economic Wellbeing
Firms need information for both financial and managerial accounting. On the financial side, information is required for a range of uses such as corporate financial planning and control, performance evaluation, and to verify creditworthiness and taxes owed.
There is a growing and compelling interest in environmental protection at the municipal level. This interest is expressed in the development of programmes and institutional arrangements that foster corporate and community-based environmental management.
Dr Robert Gale
Director & Certified Training Partner GRI in Australia