GRI Certified Training | From G4 to the GRI Standards - The Transition Module, Berlin

Berlin, Germany

29 November 2017 - 29 November 2017

Certified, half-day training on the transition from GRI G4 to the new Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards)

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Language: German (Working documents in English)

Contact number: +49 176 532 900 89

Contact email:

Berlin, Germany



In October 2016, GRI launched the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) which will replace the G4 reporting guidelines from 2018 onwards. The transition from G4 to the GRI Standards includes several changes and new requirements for sustainability reporting.

BSD Consulting offers a focused half-day training for companies, who already report according to the GRI Guidelines. The training will look into the most important changes between G4 and the GRI Standards. Thanks to a hands-on teaching method, the elements of the new GRI Standards will be discussed in a practical manner. In addition to the introduction to the GRI Standards, the training course provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments regarding the EU Directive on Non Financial Reporting and the implementation in national legislation.

After successful completion of the training course, participants will receive an official certificate issued by GRI.


Part I - Introduction to the GRI Standards:
The development of the GRI Standards and important changes in reporting

Part II - Overview of the GRI Standards:
Introduction to the GRI Standards and key content clarifications

Part III - Universal Standards GRI 101, 102, 103:
Important differences/changes and implications related to reporting according to the GRI Standards

Part IV - Topic-specific Standards GRI 200, 300, 400:
Topic-specific Standards, new formats, new disclosures

Part V - Key content clarifications:
Key content clarifications on „impacts“ and “topic boundaries”

Part VI: Additional recources:
Useful resources to support reporting and transition to the GRI Standards

Update: Recent developments regarding the EU Directive on Non Financial Reporting

The participation in the half-day training course is offered for a total price of € 490.00 (plus VAT) per participant. The price includes training materials (in English) as well as snacks and beverages.

For those who have already completed a GRI training course conducted by BSD Consulting, we offer participation at a preferential price of € 390.00 (excl. VAT).

To register for the regular price (€ 490.00 excl. VAT) please use this link.
To register for the preferential price (€ 390.00 excl. VAT) please use this link.

Please note that the binding registration requires a two-step process. After a pre-registration (free of charge), you will receive a separate link via email to complete the registration by payment of the participation fee.

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Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany

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