GRI Certified Training, Berlin
24 October 2019 - 25 October 2019
Two-day certified training on how to compile a sustainability report according to the GRI Standards in German
During the GRI certified training, participants will learn how to compile a high quality sustainability report based on the new GRI Standards. The training course is based on the official GRI Standards for sustainability reporting. Besides the updated GRI Standards (GRI 303: Water and Effluents and GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety) the training will also cover the latest international trends in sustainability reporting, the progress of the European CSR Directive and the EU fitness check as well as the interaction between GRI and SDGs and the role of TCFD.
Interested companies can register for the public training, but also request a company-specific in-house training. In this case, it is possible to provide a preceding status quo analysis of the company’s sustainability reports with regards to the fulfillment of GRI Standards.
BSD Consulting is GRI’s largest certified training partner in Germany, with more than 500 trained CSR managers over the past 4 years. After successful completion of the training course, the participants will receive an official certificate issued by GRI.
Part I - Introduction and background:
Introduction to Sustainability Reporting and GRI
Part II - Overview of the GRI Standards :
Explanation of structure, system and application guidelines
Part III - Going through the GRI Standards:
Introduction to general and issue-specific indicators, as well as to the guidelines of the general management approach
Part IV - Starting the reporting process using the GRI Standards:
Guidance on how to compile a report (incl. materiality analysis, preparation and conducting of information and quality assurance)
Part V - Additional resources:
Useful resources and GRI services to support reporting
Additional session - Latest trends in sustainability reporting
Information on the development and the implications of relevant trends (SDGs, EU CSR Directive and fitness check, TCFD)
Day 1: 10:00 - 18:00
Day 2: 09:00 - 17:00
Thomas Petruschke is Managing Director of BSD Germany and has over ten years of experience in sustainability strategy, reporting and stakeholder engagement. Prior to joining the BSD Group, he served in the sustainability reporting department of the Volkswagen Group as well as at the UNEP Centre on Sustainable Consumption & Production.
Thomas Petruschke is GRI & IIRC Trainer.
Philipp Megelin is a consultant at BSD Germany. Since 5 years he accompanies projects in the areas of sustainability management and reporting. Before joining BSD, he worked as an analyst for an ESG rating firm and at BASF.
Philipp Megelin is a GRI certified trainer.
Participation Fee & Registration
The two-day training course will be held in German.
The participation fee is € 1,190.00 (excl. VAT) and includes comprehensive training material as well as catering (small snacks & lunch). To register for the training and for further information, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will get back to you immediately.
For in-house trainings, prices can be requested via email.
Participants cancelling their registration for the event up to 3 weeks before the event via email are eligible for a full refund of their training fees.
In individual cases, BSD reserves the right to cancel or postpone trainings up to 3 weeks before the start of the training. Registered participants are eligible for a full refund of the registration fee in both cases.
10178, Berlin, Germany
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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner
The GRI has pioneered the development of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework and is committed to its continuous improvement and application worldwide. In order to advance this strategy, the GRI certifies organizations as official training partners. BSD Consulting is a GRI Certified Training Partner in the USA, China, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, and in all sub-Sahara African countries.
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