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GRI Standards Launch Event New York


Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

GRI Standards Launch Event New York

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Explore the new GRI Standards with the experts

GRI invites you to join this event in New York, with event host Bloomberg LP and sponsor General Motors to celebrate the launch of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards (GRI Standards). 

Whether you’re just starting out reporting for the first time, or you’re a seasoned reporter, this event is designed to give you an interactive,detailed overview of the very latest development in sustainability reporting.

You’ll be guided through the benefits of the new GRI Standards, gaining an excellent oversight on the changes from the G4 Guidelines. You’ll also have ample opportunity to ask questions to the experts who have been instrumental in developing the Standards, and to network with fellow peers, exchanging knowledge with those striving to be at the forefront of developments in the reporting landscape.


11:00am - 11:30am  Registration, coffee & tea 

11:30am - 11:35am  Welcome, Eric Hespenheide, Interim Chief Executive, GRI

11:35am - 11:40am  Presentation by Lee Ballin, Head of Sustainable Business Programs, 

                                 Bloomberg LP 

11:40am - 11:50am  Presentation by David Tulauskas, Director of Sustainability,

                                 General Motors

11:50am - 12:40pm  Introduction to the GRI Standards, Eric Hespenheide

                                 Presentation of the GRI Standards, Bastian Buck,

                                 Director Reporting Standards, GRI 

12:40pm - 12:55pm  Q&A with the audience, Bastian Buck & Eric Hespenheide 

12:55pm - 01:00pm  Wrap up and closure, Eric Hespenheide 

01:00pm - 02:00pm  Networking Lunch 


Registration is completely free of charge, however as we have limited space we encourage early registration to secure your place. Registration is limited to 2 places per organization (3 places for GRI GOLD Community members). 

By registering for this event you accept the terms and conditions as listed here.

Event Host & Partner

GRI would like to thank the host of this event 


Bloomberg Logo



and the Event partner 


GM logo

 for their support.

The full overview of GRI Standards Launch Events is available here (list will be updated on a regular basis).

Click here for information on GRI's Certified Training Program.

Have questions about GRI Standards Launch Event New York? Contact GRI

When & Where

Bloomberg LP
120 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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GRI is an independent international organization that has pioneered sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses and governments worldwide understand and communicate their impact on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, governance and social well-being. This enables real action to create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone. The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards are developed with true multi-stakeholder contributions and rooted in the public interest.

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