Introduction to sustainability reporting for practitioners

10178 Berlin, Germany

11 December 2018 - 12 December 2018

1,5 days, compact training covering project management, standards and trends

Language: German

Contact number: +49 176 532 900 89

Contact email:

MOVES Seminarzentrum
Alexanderstraße 7
10178 Berlin, Germany



Sustainability reporting is experiencing a variety of changes. Established frameworks for non-financial information are increasingly flanked by regulatory requirements as well as new information demands, especially from the financial market.

In this course you will learn the necessary basics to successfully design and manage your reporting process. The overview of trends and developments regarding relevant actors in the field of sustainability reporting raises practitioners’ awareness of looming changes and setting adequate expectations.


Session I – Benefits and Business Cases:
Overview of the most important arguments for sustainability reporting in companies

Session II – Overview of standards
Introduction to the most important standards, e.g. GRI, IIRC and DNK

Session III – Materiality:
Overview of the most important frameworks’ materiality definitions and introduction to the materiality analysis in practice

Session IV – Project management throughout the reporting cycle:
Practice-oriented overview of the steps and challenges of a reporting cycle

Session V – Current developments:
Overview and implications of current developments in sustainability reporting, e.g. SDGs, TCFD, EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan, EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Diversity

Session VI – EU Non-financial Reporting Directive:
Introduction on implementing the EU Reporting Directive requirements into sustainability reporting and lessons learned from the first reporting cycle

01. November: 10:00 - 17:00 Uhr
02. November: 09:00 - 12:00 Uhr

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.

Participation Fee & Registration

The training course will be held in German.
The participation fee is € 1,190.00 (excl. VAT) and includes training material as well as catering (small snacks & lunch). To register for the training and for further information, please contact us ( and we will get back to you immediately.

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Participants cancelling their registration for the event up to three 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.

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