GRI Standards Launch Event: Zurich, March 29, 2017

Explore the new GRI Standards


  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • from 8:45 AM to 12:30 pm
  • SIX Convention Point, Zurich

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Sustainserv, in collaboration with BrownFlynn, SIX Group, Swiss Prime Site and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) invites you to explore the new GRI Standards for corporate sustainability reporting. Whether you’re a sustainability reporting beginner, or a seasoned reporter, this interactive and free-of-charge 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 and the changes from 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.

Sustainserv’s Managing Partner Stephan Lienin will lead the discussion and guide you through a very interesting and informative agenda.



8.15 – 8.45 Registration and Coffee
8.45 – 9:15 Opening and Keynote
Stephan Lienin, day chair, Managing Partner Sustainserv
Tim Mohin, Chief Executive GRI
9.15 – 10.00 GRI Standards Presentation
Bastian Buck, Director Standards, GRI
10.00 – 10.15 Q&A
10.15 – 10.45 Networking break
10.45 – 11.30 Panel: The importance of the Standards for your organization's reporting.
11.30 – 12.15 Panel: Standardization in the data value chain
Moderated by Stephan Lienin, Sustainserv
12.15 – 12.30 Wrap-up and closure
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch



Registration is completely free of charge, however as there is limited space, 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!

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