Tue, 30 Mar | Online Event

Elaborating a Communication on Progress (COP)

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Elaborating a Communication on Progress (COP)

Time & Location

30 Mar, 14:00 – 15:30 CEST
Online Event

About the Event

This webinar is the second part of the GCNSL Sustainability Reporting Training Series, offered by the Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein to its members that will take place between March and May 2021.

The second webinar of the training series conveys the key requirements of a Communication on Progress (CoP) according to the UN Global Compact and provides strategies for integrating the CoP into sustainability reporting, also in accordance with the GRI reporting standards.

The focus will be on the following topics and questions:

  • The three minimum requirements for a CoP
  • How to present approaches and measures
  • Meaningful measures (including GRI, FFBB, SDG Ambition) for the topics:Human rights Working conditions Environmental protection Fighting corruption 
  • Submission of a CoP (web platform including SDG questions)
  • Discussion of open questions


English with the possibility to ask questions in French and German.


Swiss & Liechtenstein UNGC Signatories and Participants: free of charge 

Non-members: CHF 50.-

The webinar will be held by Dr. Alexandra Sauer and Melanie Knöppchen-Mert from BSD Consulting.

GCNSL Sustainability Reporting Training Series

Companies face increasing regulatory obligations and stakeholder expectations to report transparently on their progress towards the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and on their sustainability performance in general. The GCNSL Sustainability Reporting Training Series is aimed at supporting companies to start with or to revise their non-financial disclosure in an efficient and pragmatic way. This webinar is the first part of the training series and will be followed by the Webinar: Elaborating a Communication on Progress and the Training: CoP and sustainability reporting - development of a roadmap, which will take place on 30 March and 20 May 2021.

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