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Info-Event GRI Standards

More and more companies are publishing a sustainability report, and this trend is being fueled by rising pressure from regulations (e.g. CSR-Directive of the EU), investor and customer demands and preferences, as well as the more established Standards for GRI reporting.

When preparing a sustainability report, many companies use the globally renowned Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework – and GRI’s framework only continues to increase in popularity and practicality for many companies writing sustainability reports. Last October, GRI launched the "GRI Standards", a revised and expanded version of its innovative framework. The content update is very similar to GRI’s G4 guidelines, however the new modular structure and clearer requirements make the implementation of the GRI Standards much easier - especially for beginners.

Please join us for our informative event and learn about the new GRI Standards and its implications!

Date and Time:  Thursday, December 15, 2016, 08:45 to 10:00
Breakfast and networking after the event!

Costs: Free

Location:      Sustainserv GmbH, Gartenstrasse 16, 8002 Zürich

   

 

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More and more companies are publishing a sustainability report, and this trend is being fueled by rising pressure from regulations (e.g. CSR-Directive of the EU), investor and customer demands and preferences, as well as the more established Standards for GRI reporting.

2°C-Apéro

Schmelzendes Eis

An der 21. Konferenz der Parteien (COP 21) im Dezember 2015 haben die 195 Parteien das Pariser Abkommen verfasst, das seine Unterzeichner verpflichtet, den globalen Temperaturanstieg auf unter 2°C im Vergleich zur vorindustriellen Ära zu begrenzen. Dies stellt Unternehmen vor Herausforderungen, da sie infolge der Ratifizierung angehalten sind, zum Erreichen der nationalen Ausstoss-Senkungsziele beizutragen. Die Ethos Stiftung hat bereits ihre Erwartungen diesbezüglich an Schweizer Unternehmen adressiert.

Mit dem Ansatz der sogenannten «science-based targets» können Unternehmen 2°C-kompatible Treibhausgas-Ziele berechnen. Knapp 200 führende Unternehmen weltweit haben sich bereits öffentlich dazu verpflichtet solche ambitionierte CO2-Ziele festzulegen.

Sustainserv hat als führendes Beratungsunternehmen in diesem Gebiet bereits diverse Unternehmen bei der Erstellung von 2°C-kompatiblen Treibhausgas-Zielen unterstützt. Adrian Siegrist, Senior Consultant bei Sustainserv, zeigt Ihnen auf, welchen Nutzen «science-based targets» für Ihr Unternehmen bietet und was es bei der Umsetzung zu beachten gilt.

Wir laden Sie herzlich ein zu einem Apéro!

Datum: 6. Dezember 2016
Ort: Sustainserv GmbH, Gartenstrasse 16, 8002 Zürich
Programm:  15:00 – ca. 16.00 Präsentation & Diskussion
Anschliessend (Chlaus-)Apéro und Gelegenheit zum Netzwerken
   
 
 
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GRI Standards Certified Training

datesSustainserv offers GRI-certified training courses for sustainability reporting.

There are a large number of published sustainability reports and sustainability practitioners must find a way to present their company's performance in a comprehensive and comparable way.

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) provides a framework for transparent communication of sustainability performance.

In our GRI certified training courses, you will receive an introduction to the GRI Standards and an overview of trends in sustainability reporting, practical guidance and tools for the introduction and optimization of sustainability reporting in your company.

With the creation of nearly 150 GRI reports - which all successfully reached the desired GRI service - Sustainserv is one of the most experienced consultancies in the field of sustainability.

The GRI training courses are offered as two-day courses (2 x 8 hours) or as half-day courses (advanced) at a central location in Zurich. Presentations, case studies, group exercises and discussions help participants apply the course content actively and strengthen the learning experience.

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GRI Standards Launch Event: Chicago, November 29, 2016: Chicago, IL

Explore the new GRI Standards

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM (CST)

Chicago, IL

GRI, in collaboration with Northern Trust, BrownFlynn and Sustainserv, invites you to join this free event. Whether you’re a sustainability reporting beginner, or a seasoned reporter, this interactive session is designed to give you a detailed overview of the very latest developments in sustainability reporting.

You’ll be guided through the benefits of the new GRI Standards, gain insights on the changes from the current version, the GRI G4 Guidelines. You’ll also have ample opportunity to ask questions to the experts who have been instrumental in developing the Standards. Network with fellow peers, exchange knowledge and be at the forefront of the latest developments of the reporting landscape.

Agenda
07:00am - 07:15am         Registration and Breakfast
07:15am - 07:45am     Networking
07:45am - 08:30am    

GRI Standards Presentation
Eric Hespenheide, Interim Chief Executive, GRI

08:30am - 08:50am     Q&A with the audience
08:50am - 09:20am    

Panel Discussion

moderator: tbc
panelists: Eric Hespenheide; Barb Brown, Principal & Co-owner, BrownFlynn; Connie Lindsey, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion, Northern Trust

09:20am - 09:30am     Wrap-up and closure

 

Registration
Registration is free of charge. Space is limited so we encourage early registration to secure your place. Registration is limited to 2 places per organization (3 places for GRI GOLD Community members).

Register now!

The full overview of GRI Standards Launch Events is available here (list will be updated on a regular basis).