GRI Community Roundtable Switzerland - Stakeholder Inclusiveness

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Visitor Center - Coca-Cola HBC Schweiz

Brüttisellerstrasse 7 8305 Dietlikon


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Register for the GRI Community Roundtable - Module 3: Stakeholder Inclusiveness and join us in Zurich!

Dear All,

We are thrilled to invite you to our third Swiss GRI Community Roundtable on Stakeholder Inclusiveness which will be held in June in Zurich.

Join this Roundtable to:

• Exchange local best practices and receive feedback from peers to refine your approach via group exercises and local case studies

• Reflect with peers in your region on different sustainability reporting approaches

• Increase your understanding of sustainability reporting principles and processes

• Explore the key areas that impact on sustainability reporting with GRI and peers from a variety of fields

• Showcase that you are a GRI Community Roundtables participant to your local network

Agenda of the session

12.00 -13.00 Walking light-lunch

13.00 -15.00 Roundtable – Section I, 'The vital role of stakeholder engagement'

  • Understanding the strategic value of stakeholder engagement

  • Assessing the evolution of stakeholders’ needs and its impact
    on engagement

  • Navigating the link between stakeholder engagement, materiality and reporting

Objectives of this section:

  • Recognize the changes in the context with reference to stakeholders’ needs and stakeholder engagement

  • Reflect on the different components of the GRI Stakeholder Inclusiveness principle

  • Explore why stakeholders’ input is critical for the success of the reporting process

15.00 - 15.20 Coffee break

15.20 - 17.00 Roundtable – Section II, 'Stakeholder engagement & reporting: main challenges in engaging with stakeholders and using their inputs for reporting'

  • Identifying stakeholder representatives

  • Prioritizing stakeholders

  • Defining the appropriate engagement approach

  • Influence of communication activities

Objective of this section:

  • Discuss the main challenges organizations face when engaging with stakeholders

17.00 Bottling Plant Visit of Coca Cola Hellenic (optional for the participants, upon confirmation)

17.00 – 18.00 Networking drinks

Participation Requirements

To participate in this program, you must meet the following criteria:

• Be responsible for sustainability reporting within your organization

• Have completed at least two reports based on the GRI framework OR have completed one report and participated in one of the GRI Certified Training Programs

• Be at management level or higher


GRI Community members - Included in membership*

Non-GRI Community members: You are welcome to participate as well, contact me at to receive more information

* Please note this applies to GRI Community members contributing over €2.500.

For more information on the GRI Community Roundtables, please consult here.

The event is kindly sponsored by BSD Consulting, an ELEVATE company and hosted by Coca Cola Hellenic.


We look forward to welcoming you in Zurich!

Kind regards,

Francesca Palamidessi

Manager - Corporate & Stakeholder Engagement, GRI

Tel: +31 (0) 20 531 0010

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Visitor Center - Coca-Cola HBC Schweiz

Brüttisellerstrasse 7 8305 Dietlikon


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