Wednesday January 22, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM EET
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Sabanci Center 
Konaklar Mh.
Besiktas/Istanbul Province
Istanbul 34330



GRI Events Team 
+31 20 5310000 

GRI G4 local launch event Turkey

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This free event in Istanbul is the national GRI event to present the new G4 Reporting Guidelines to the sustainability reporting community and other stakeholders in Turkey.

Global Reporting Initiative is proud to present the new G4 guidelines in Turkey, Ms. Juliette Gaussem, Network Relations Coordinator, GRI will introduce G4; its focus on materiality, new design of Disclosures on Management Approach, and new Disclosures. A panel of expert representatives will discuss first impressions of G4, share experiences and look at what the future of corporate sustainability reporting has in store. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. There will also be networking time, and refreshments provided.

Event Program:

12:30 - 13:00        Registration & coffee
13:00 - 13:05        Welcome
                             Ozlem Yalcin, Public Relations Vice President, Akbank
13:05 - 13:20        Trends in Sustainability Reporting Within the Framework of the Universal Principles
                              Dr. Yilmaz Arguden,  Chairman, UN Global Compact Turkey
13:20 - 14:45        GRI G4 content presentation, main features of G4, including Q&A from the audience
                              Juliette Gaussem, Network Relations Coordinator, GRI
14:45 - 15:15        Networking break
15:15 - 15:30        Sustainability Journey
                              Tuba Atabey, Sustainability Consulting Turkey Partner, SUSTAiNOVA
15:30 - 16:25         Panel discussion: First experiences and perceptions of the G4 Guidelines, 
                              including Q&A from the audience
                               Mehmet Hacikamiloglu, General Manager, Cimsa
                               Hakan Gurdal, General Manager, Akcansa
                               Aykan Gulten, Corporate Affairs Manager, Coca-Cola Icecek
                               Moderator: Mirhan Koroglu Gogus, Project Manager, CDP Turkey                          
16:25 - 16:30         Wrap up & closure

16:45 - 17:45        Exclusive G4 content session for Organizational Stakeholders (OS) of GRI only.
                            Presented by GRI.


The event will be held in English and Turkish. Simultaneous translation will be provided.  

We welcome your participation at the free GRI G4 local event. Registration will end, on Monday 20 January at noon (12:00 hrs) or as soon as we have received the maximum number of participants.

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