Two Global Reporting Initiative Master Classes
$450 for both classes
Burns & McDonnell is proud to host the Midwestern launch of two GRI Master Classes as part of this year’s sixth annual Burns & McDonnell Sustainability Summit in Kansas City, Mo. These classes — conducted by Nancy Mancilla of ISOS Group, Sustainability Summit speaker and GRI certified training partner, and Marjella Alma of GRI Focal Point USA — include:
GRI Master Class: G4 Download
Learn about the freshly released G4 guidelines for the first time. GRI and ISOS Group will explain GRI's new guidance for governance and remuneration, value chain and boundary, management approach and materiality, and levels of application. They will also explain why and which new disclosures have been created for greenhouse gas, anti-corruption and supply chain reporting. You will hear how G4's renewed focus on materiality will impact your reporting and how GRI's inventory of disclosures can be used to create a report that is truly tailored to your organization.
GRI Master Class: G4 Applied to the U.S. Context
Learn how GRI's G4 Sustainability Reporting Framework can be applied within the U.S. legal and regulatory context. GRI and ISOS Group will explain how GRI principles and GRI disclosures can be interpreted to maximize your organization's transparency.
|1 p.m.||GRI Master Class: G4 Download (Part I of II)||
In addition to the process undertaken by GRI to develop the new framework, GRI and ISOS Group will provide an overview of the changes, particularly GRI's new guidance for:
|2:25 p.m.||Panel Discussion: The Value of GRI-Based Reporting at Bloomberg and the Intersection with Sector Leaders||This panel discussion, facilitated by Bloomberg, will first highlight the benefits of greater transparency then engage GRI sector leaders in a broader discussion about Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data and the value on financial markets. Panelists include GRI sector leaders Sprint, a GRI reporter; Bloomberg, a GRI report data user; and Curran & Connors, a GRI report designer.|
|3:20 p.m.||GRI Master Class: G4 Download (Part II of II)||The session will continue with a deeper look at greenhouse gas, anti-corruption and supply chain reporting.|
|4:20 p.m.||Panel Discussion: Revisiting Materiality to Further Engage
the Supply Chain
GRI sector leaders will discuss their reporting journey and highlight:
|5 p.m.||GRI Master Class:
G4 Applied to
the U.S. Context
|Various aspects of the G4 that concern U.S.-based organizations will be explored in depth. Instruction will include ways in which the new framework could be applied within the U.S. legal and regulatory context. Additionally, GRI and ISOS Group will explain how GRI principles and GRI disclosures can be interpreted to maximize your organization's transparency.|
|6 p.m.||Session Concludes|
For more information, contact Candice Derks at 816-822-3946 or email email@example.com. Don’t forget to register for the Burns & McDonnell Sustainability Summit — we’ve got a great lineup of speakers that you won’t want to miss!