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Dates for 2023 to be announced



9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.







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


Course fee

The course fee of CHF 1,500.– (excl. VAT) includes the following services:

  • Participation in the two-day training course

  • Course material

  • 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


Dr Rosemarie Weigt

Senior Consultant


  • Consultant and Project Manager for Corporate Communications and Sustainability Reporting
  • Clients: Straumann, Biogen, BKB, Mobimo
  • Education: PhD in Natural Sciences, Professional courses in Economics and Management, Advanced Studies on Sustainable Development
  • GRI Certified Sustainability Professional since 2019


Organisational matters 

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: www.globalreporting.org/standards


For further information and registration please contact Mrs Rosemarie Weigt:


E-mail    rosemarie.weigt@PETRANIX.com

Phone    +41 44 385 80 24




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.


We also offer tailor-made company seminars on topics such as

  • GRI-certified trainings

  • Sustainability Reporting

  • Integrated Reporting

  • Best practice in Corporate Reporting

  • Convincing Remuneration Reports

  • Corporate Governance

  • 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 mail@PETRANIX.com




We offer you tailor-made analyses to investigate company-specific questions. More information can be found here. We work out the research methodology and questions together with you in a joint workshop.


For an individual offer please contact us: mail@PETRANIX.com




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.