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GRI Standards Launch Event Zürich


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 1:30 PM (CEST)

GRI Standards Launch Event Zürich

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Explore the new GRI Standards with the experts

GRI would like to invite you to join this complimentary event in Zürich. 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 GRI 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.


08:15 - 08:45  Registration and Coffee & Tea 

08:45 - 08:50  Welcome - Sandra Genee, Sr. Coordinator Corporate & Stakeholder

                                  Relations, GRI (day chair)

08:50 - 09:00  Opening remarks, Tim Mohin, Chief Executive, GRI

09:00 - 09:15  Keynote address, Stephan Lienin, Managing Partner, Sustainserv

09:15 - 10:00  GRI Standards presentation, Bastian Buck,

                                  Director Reporting Standards, GRI

10:00 - 10:15  Q&A with the audience, Bastian Buck, GRI

10:15 - 10:45  Networking Break 

10.45 - 11.30  Panel: The importance of the Standards for your organization's


                        Moderator: Stephan Lienin, Sustainserv         

                        Urs Baumann, Head Sustainability & Innovation, Swiss Prime Site Group

                        Daniel Kaufmann, Communication Partner CSRA, Clariant

                        Lilian Furrer, Director CSR, The Adecco Group 

                        Samuel Schweizer, Member of the Company Management

 Ernst Schweizer AG

11:30 - 12:15  Panel: Standardization in the data value chain

                        Moderator: Bastian Buck, Director Reporting Standards, GRI 

                        Reto Zemp, Head Financial Reporting, SIX Exchange Regulation

                        Manjit Jus, Head of Sustainability Application & Operations, RobecoSAM

                        Christian Leitz, Head, Corporate Responsibility Management, UBS

                        James Zahn, Director of Investment & Enterprise, UNCTAD

12.15 - 12.30  Closing - Tim Mohin, GRI

12.30 - 13.30  Networking light 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.

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GRI would like to thank the Event Partners 

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

Have questions about GRI Standards Launch Event Zürich? Contact GRI

When & Where

SIX Convention Point
Selnaustrasse 30
8001 Zürich

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 1:30 PM (CEST)

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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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