Global Reporting Initiative+Average hours of training (G4-LA9-a)

Average hours of training (G4-LA9-a)

What is the average hours of training per employee during the reporting period?

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Companies Values
Airbus Group
2016 = 2.32M hours
Almacenes Exito
2016 = 2M hours
Banque Misr
2015 = 315,769 hours
IRPC Public Company Limited
2016 = 167,655 hours
Banca Intesa Beograd
2015 = 71,217.5 hours
Clifford Chance LLP
2015 = 65,293 hours
Aksa Akrilik
2015 = 60,251 hours
2016 = 46,816 hours
EDP Renovaveis S.A.
2016 = 44,350 hours
2015 = 41,491 hours
2016 = 32,721 hours
Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc
2016 = 13,294 hours
Wesfarmers Limited
2017 = 3,000 hours
Anadolu Efes
2016 = 747 hours
Gold Fields
2015 = 240 hours
Korea East-West Power Corporation
2016 = 211 hours
LUX* Resorts & Hotels
2017 = 177 hours
Thomas Cook Group
2014 = 176 hours
Doosan Infracore
2015 = 171 hours
KB Financial Group
2015 = 152 hours

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This metric is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. It covers one of the requirements of Indicator G4-LA9 - 'Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category'.

Maintaining and improving human capital, particularly through training that expands the knowledge base of employees, is a key element in organizational development. This Indicator provides insight into the scale of the organization’s investment in this area and the degree to which the investment is made across the entire employee base. Access to training opportunities can also support progress in other areas of social performance, such as ensuring equal opportunity in the workplace. It also contributes to motivating improvement at the personal and organizational level.



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To calculate the average hours of training that the organization's employees have udertaken per year - G4-LA9-a:

  • Identify the total number of employees.

  • Identify the total number of training hours undertaken throughout the reporting period for all employees.

  • Identify the average number of training hours undertaken by employees during the reporting period. (Average training hours per employee = total number of training hours provided to employees / total number of employees).

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