TIME

TOPIC

DETAILS

DAY 1

9:00-9:15

Day 1 Welcome

Welcome

Instructor Introduction

Administrative matteres

9:15-10:15

Introduction to SR

What is sustainability reporting?

History of sustainability reporting

Who is reporting?

Why do companies report?

Examples of sustainability reports

How do companies report?

To whom do companies report?

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-11:00

Value of SR

Link to financial performance

Reputation risk

Employee engagement

Improved access to capital

“What gets measured gets managed”

Sustainable Investing

Risk management tool

11:00-11:15

Types of SR (Overview)

CSR Reporting

GHG Emissions Reporting

Regulatory Reporting

11:15-12:15

Frameworks of SR

Global Reporting Initiative

International Standard ISO 26000

UN Global Compact: COP

UN PRI

12:15-1:15

Lunch

1:15-3:15

GRI overview

Focus on new GRI G4 indicators

3:15-3:30

Break

3:30-4:00

GRI overview

GRI Overview continued

GRI case study

4:00-5:00

Integration with other types of reporting

GHG reporting (WRI GHG Protocol overview)

Water/Energy/Waste reporting

Regulatory Reporting

DAY 2

9:00-9:15

Day 2 Welcome

Recap of Day 1

Administrative Matters

9:15-10:15

How do I report?

General overview of how to produce a sustainability report

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-11:30

What should I report on?

Materiality assessment

11:30-12:30

Stakeholder engagement

Strategies and approaches

12:30-1:30

Lunch

1:30-2:30

Relationship to investor relations

Carbon Disclosure Project

Investor Questionnaires (i.e. DJSI) /Bloomberg

Integrated reporting/Standardization

2:30-3:30

Best practices in Reporting

Best practices in internal communications, data collection/management, content writing, and external communications

Importance of target setting / linking to operational goals

3:30-3:45

Break

3:45-4:45

Verification & Assurance

Benefits of verification

How to prepare for verification

4:45-5:00

Wrap Up

Conclusion