GRI STANDARDS CERTIFIED TRAINING
1st realisation: 7 – 8 June 2021
2nd realisation: 9 – 10 September 2021
9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
(we reserve the right to hold an online course, depending on the COVID-19 pandemic situation)
The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting. In the two-day training course, you will get to know the GRI Standards and learn how to prepare a sustainability report according to GRI. Interactive training with case studies and best-practice examples enables a practical discussion and offers the ideal preparation for your next annual and sustainability report.
We will also look beyond the GRI Standards into other frameworks like SASB, TCFD or Integrated Reporting and discuss current regulatory developments.
The course can be conducted in German or English, depending on the participants’ needs. Course materials are in English.
Introduction to GRI Standards
Overview of sustainability reporting
Process of reporting
Application of the principles and methods of GRI
Definition of the report content
The training is aimed at people from organisations and companies who are interested in sustainability reporting. No preliminary knowledge is required.
Participants will receive
Detailed insight into the GRI Standards and their application
Best practice examples and case studies
Practice-oriented group discussions
Detailed course material
GRI course certificate
The course fee of CHF 1,500.– (excl. VAT) includes the following services:
Participation in the two-day training course
Catering (lunch and breaks)
Certificate issued by GRI confirming successful participation in the course
We offer a 10% discount (non-cumulative) for: GRI Gold Community members, any other person from the same organisation in the same training course, representatives of non-profit organisations, students upon presentation of a student card.
Dr Petra Nix
Owner and Managing Partner
- Over 20 years experience in financial and corporate communication
- Lecturer in Financial Communication, Sustainability and Corporate Reporting at the FHNW and at MAZ
- Education: Doctorate in Business Administration, MBA
Beat Andreas Schweizer
- Consultant and Project Manager for Corporate Communications and Sustainability Reporting
- Clients: Givaudan, Mobimo, Phoenix Mecano, Schindler, Espace Real Estate, Exentis Group, Swatch Group
- Education: MA in Business Administration, MA in Theological Studies
We kindly ask you to bring your own laptop if possible, in order to be able to access the GRI Standards documents digitally. These can be downloaded at:
For further information and registration please contact Mr. Beat Schweizer:
Phone +41 44 385 80 21
In case of cancellation 4 weeks prior to the course, we will charge 50% of the course fee. In case of cancellations within 10 working days before the course, the whole fee will be charged.
COMPANY-SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS
We also offer tailor-made company seminars on topics such as
Best practice in Corporate Reporting
Convincing Remuneration Reports
Effective Investor Relations
Development of an Equity Story
The date and location of the event will be determined together with you. Please contact us for an individual offer at
ANALYSES AND STUDIES
We offer you tailor-made analyses to investigate company-specific questions. More information can be found. We work out the research methodology and questions together with you in a joint workshop.
For an individual offer please contact us:
PRACTICAL SUPPORT FOR BACHELOR AND MASTER THESES
Are you looking for practical support for your Bachelor or Master Thesis?
We are always interested in exciting and practice-relevant research projects that fit our five areas of expertise: Strategic Communication, Corporate Reporting, Sustainability & Governance, Investor Relations and Corporate Publishing. In cooperation with Universities and Colleges we are your sparring partner offering you practical support for your work.