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TRAININGS


GRI STANDARDS CERTIFIED TRAINING

 

 

May 2019

Thursday, 16 May and Friday, 17 May (first realisation)

 

August 2019

Monday, 19 August and Tuesday, 20 August (second realisation)

 

Time

9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

 

Location

SIX ConventionPoint

Pfingstweidstrasse 110

8005 Zurich

www.six-conventionpoint.com

 

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 or annual 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.

 

Language

The course can be conducted in German or English, depending on the participants’ needs. Course materials are in English.

 

Objectives

  • Introduction to GRI Standards

  • Overview of sustainability management

  • 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 do not yet report according to GRI and people who wish to acquire comprehensive knowledge of GRI reporting or update their existing knowledge. 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

  • 2 hours of free consulting by PETRANIX1

 

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 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.

 

Trainers

Dr Petra Nix

Owner and Managing Partner

 

  • Over 20 years experience in financial and corporate communication
  • Lecturer in Financial Communication, Sustainabilty and Corporate Reporting at the FHNW and at MAZ
  • Education:  Doctorate in Business Administration, MBA

 

Beat Andreas Schweizer

Consultant

 

  • Since 2016 Consultant and Project Manager at PETRANIX for Corporate Communications and Sustainability Reporting
  • Clients: Mobimo, Givaudan, Phoenix Mecano, Schindler, Espace Real Estate, Exentis Group
  • Education: MA in Business Administration, MA in Theological Studies

 

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 Mr. Beat Schweizer:

 

E-mail    beat.schweizer@PETRANIX.com

Phone    +41 44 385 80 21

 

Please register until 15 April 2019 (first realisation) / 22 July 2019 (second realisation)2

 

1 This service is aimed at companies working on their sustainability reports. The offer is valid per organisation and therefore cannot be cumulated.

2 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.


 

GRI Workshop: Integrating the SDGs into your reporting process

 

Date

Friday, 25 October 2019

 

Time

9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

 

Location

SIX ConventionPoint

Pfingstweidstrasse 110

8005 Zurich

www.six-conventionpoint.com

 

The one-day SDG course provides information on the GRI Standards and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You will get to know the SDGs and learn how they can be used in combination with the GRI Standards as part of an annual or sustainability report. Using a hands-on approach, you will learn how to integrate the SDGs into your reporting process to demonstrate your company's contribution towards sustainable development. Case studies show how other companies have already started to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their reporting process.

 

Language

The course can be conducted in German or English, depending on the participants’ needs. Course materials are in English.

 

Objectives

  • Get to know the Sustainable Development Goals and how they can be linked to the GRI Standards.
  • Overview of GRI and the GRI Standards
  • Understand how SDGS can practically be integrated into the reporting process.

This course is intended as a supplement to the basic course (GRI Standards Certified Training) and is particularly recommended for experienced GRI reporters who wish to focus on the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Participants will receive

  • Detailed insights into the SDGs in combination with GRI reporting
  • Best Practice - examples and case studies
  • Practice-oriented group exercises and discussions
  • Detailed course material
  • GRI Course Certificate

 

Course fee

The course fee of CHF 1,000.– (excl. VAT) includes the following services:

  • Participation in the course
  • Course material
  • Catering (lunch and breaks)
  • Certificate issued by GRI confirming successful completion of the course

 

We offer a 10% discount 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.

 

Trainers

Dr Petra Nix
Owner and Managing Partner

 

Beat Andreas Schweizer
Consultant

 

Organisational matters

For further information and registration please contact Mr. Beat Schweizer:

 

E-mail    beat.schweizer@PETRANIX.com

Phone    +41 44 385 80 21

 

Please register until 23 September 20191

 

1 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.


 

GRI Update Course

 

Date

Friday, 14 June 2019

 

Time

9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

 

Location

SIX ConventionPoint

Pfingstweidstrasse 110

8005 Zurich

www.six-conventionpoint.com

 

The aim of the update course is to convey the latest changes and developments in sustainability reporting in a compact form. In this seminar you can bring your knowledge up to date. In particular, we will discuss the updates to GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018 and GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018. The inclusion of best practice examples and room for your questions allow a practical discussion.

 


This course is intended as a supplement to the basic course (GRI Standards Certified Training) and is particularly recommended for experienced GRI reporters who want to deepen and update their knowledge.

 

Language

The course can be conducted in German or English, depending on the participants’ needs. Course materials are in English.

 

Course fee

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

  • Participation in the course
  • Course material
  • Snacks

 

We offer a 10% discount 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.

 

Trainers

Dr Petra Nix
Owner and Managing Partner

 

Beat Andreas Schweizer
Consultant

 

Organisational matters

For further information and registration please contact Mr. Beat Schweizer:

 

E-mail    beat.schweizer@PETRANIX.com

Phone    +41 44 385 80 21

 

Please register until 15 May 20191

 


1 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

  • 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

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ANALYSES AND STUDIES

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

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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.

 




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