iCompli Sustainability

I am an event organizer, how do all these sustainability standards fit together?

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There are three major standards you need to know. ISO 20121 is a management system standard for sustainability. Think of it as How you manage sustainability for your event. ASTM is a group of performance-based standards that focus on the event industry supply chain. Think of them as What you need to do to run a sustainable event. GRI is a reporting framework for sustainability. Think of GRI as the way you tell your sustainability story to stakeholders.

Karl Pfalzgraf, Practice Leader

Vice President, Sustainability Services

Karl is the Practice Leader for iCompli Sustainability. He has a broad background in GRI reporting and assurance with more than 20 years of experience developing strategic sustainability communications and executing programs at the international level. Most recently, he served as Director, Business Development with AccountAbility, a leading international corporate responsibility think tank and consultancy. Previously Karl was Director, Global Brand and Communications at PwC, where he was responsible for global sustainability communications. Earlier in his career, Karl was Vice President, Corporate Communications at J.P. Morgan. He is a Member of the ANAB Committee of Experts for Event Sustainability and is a LEED Green Associate. Karl has led the development of the certification program for the ASTM sustainability standards. 

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