The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Competitive Business Program supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) aims to enhance the competitiveness of SMMEs and suppliers by building their capacity to measure, manage and report on sustainability topics material to their businesses.  

Why Attend? 

  • Learn more about the Competitive Business Program
  • Understand the value proposition for sustainability reporting
  • Understand and be able to navigate the modular structure of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards)
  • Understand key concepts in the GRI Standards and how these relate to the reporting process
  • The session will end with a Q&A

Event Agenda 


Time Topic Speaker 
5minutes Welcome and introductions Tendai Matika, GRI 
15minutes Introducing the GRI Competitive Business Program Tendai Matika, GRI 
15minutes The value proposition for SMME/ supply chain sustainability reporting William Hughes, Mazars 
20minutes Overview of the GRI Standards and sustainability reporting process 

Douglas Kativu, 


10minutes Questions and Answers All 
5minutes Wrap-up and closing remarks Tendai Matika, GRI 

Event Detail

Date: 10 June 2020
Time: 14:00 PM – 15:30 PM
Venue: Zoom Webinar
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