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

What is the average hours of training per male employees during the reporting period?
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123 Known
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Companies Values
39,123
hours 2015
30,062
hours 2018
21,806
hours 2016
9,952
hours 2017
7,686
hours 2016
1,318
hours 2015
829
hours 2016
272
hours 2016
255.5
hours 2014
228.9
hours 2016
223.3
hours 2017
102
hours 2014
92
hours 2012
77
hours 2016
76.3
hours 2017
73.8
hours 2017
73
hours 2016
67
hours 2014
66.9
hours 2017
64.9
hours 2017

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Number
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hours
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Community Assessed
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Corporate Social Responsibility Report

About

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.

Methodology

This metric is looking for the average hours of training per male employees during the reporting period:

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Global Reporting Initiative compliance guidance for companies:

To calculate the average hours of training that the organization's employees have udertaken during the reporting period - G4-LA9-a:

  • Identify the total number of male employees.

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

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