Sunday, September 21, 2014

Event - Conference of the Reporting 3.0 Platform: The Future of Sustainability Reporting

This second annual Conference of the Reporting 3.0 Platform will take place on October 6 and 7, 2014 in Berlin. It is subtitled, Reporting at the crossroads – ensuring purpose, practicability, performance. The International Multi-Stakeholder Platform for the “Future of Sustainability Reporting” will work in collaboration with organizations and participants, to support nations, cities and companies to manifest their contribution towards a sustainable future with tangible lasting results. To realize this goal, the existing reporting practice needs to be transformed. The Reporting 3.0 Platform delivers newly evolved approaches and ideas.

The conference will address the complexity of sustainability reporting by consistently following 3 streams in the course of the two days, in order to respond to the complexity of this topic on different impact levels:
  • Impacting the world Defining ambition levels, metrics and data needs for future-ready reporting strategies Impacting the company 
  • Using future-ready information to integrate sustainability strategies on all levels of the company Impacting stakeholders 
  • Satisfying the information needs of demanding external stakeholders
A highlight of the Conference will be the Start Up Pitch Big Sustainability Data Analytics & Visualization, which will take place on the first day of the conference. In the coming years, new data- and information-based technologies will contribute to the development of alternative ways to collect, analyze and visualize bigger and so far not-cross-linked sustainability data. Intelligent cities, infrastructure, sensors, the Internet-of-Things, as well as new business models around Big Data will support this development. In addition, new interfaces between earth system science, satellite-based data and personalized technology will emerge.

The conference will offer more then 25 hours of valuable workshops in 3 separated core Conference themesAt the Annual Conference six Start Ups will pitch their business models on this topic. The jury will award the winner at the end of the first day.

There will be a number of great speakers including a worldwide crew of experts from international companies and institutions. A Keynote speech will be delivered by

John Elkington from Volans. He will talk about moving towards "breakthrough capitalism" – the role of reporting in a change of age. John is Founding Partner & Executive Chairman of Volans and Co-Founder of SustainAbility. John co-authored together with former PUMA CEO Jochen Zeitz the book "The Breakthrough Challenge: 10 Ways To Connect With Tomorrow’s Bottom Line".

Said Dawlabani of the Memenomics Group. He will address the designing the next-generation economic and reporting system. Said is Said is a Lebanese-American cultural economist, author, theorist and consultant, specializing in macromemetic systems and cultural change based on the value-systems approach.

To register click here.

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GRI G4 and Other Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Briefing
Web-Based Sustainability Reporting
Webinar - Why GRI G4 Will Trigger New Directions In Sustainability Reporting
Corporate Sustainability Reporting
The GRI Sustainability Reporting
GRI Sustainability Reporting on Anti-Corruption and GHGs
GRI Reporting Tool is Good for Business
G3 Guidelines and GRI Sustainability Reporting
GHG Protocol and Scope 3 Accounting and Reporting Standard
Sustainable Business Methods, Strategy, Management and Reporting

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