June 24, 8:30am PST , 4:30 pm UTC


What we need to know and Why?

Update on the global landscape on Sustainability Trends & reporting

Sustainability Stakeholder Expectations & Reporting standards

Why and how to report?


Introduction to the New Sustainability Standards

  • Define Sustainability vs ESG and its significance in business operations, communications, access to funding and consumers. (the workshop can help clarify
  • Explain the role of sustainability standards in guiding business practices.
  • Highlight the relevance of ESG and sustainability for wine businesses.

Overview of ESG Frameworks and Reporting

  • Interaction and introduction of key ESG frameworks such as GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board), TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures), TNFD, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and ESG’s reporting
  • Discuss how these frameworks apply to the wine industry.
  • Highlight the importance of transparency and disclosure in data backed/verified sustainability communication and marketing and ESG reporting.

Understanding ESG Risks and Opportunities for Wine Businesses

  • Identify specific ESG risks and opportunities relevant to wine businesses (e.g., water usage, carbon footprint, labour practices).
  • Discuss how addressing ESG issues can lead to improved brand reputation, risk mitigation, and innovation.
  • Provide examples of best practices within the wine industry.

Introduction to the International Sustainability Standards Board

  • Explain the purpose and goals of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
  • Discuss how the ISSB aims to develop globally accepted sustainability reporting standards.
  • Highlight the potential impact of ISSB standards on wine businesses and global markets.

Case Study or Interactive Activity

  • Present a case study or interactive activity related to ESG and sustainability in the wine industry.
  • Participants can analyse a scenario, discuss potential ESG implications, and propose strategies for addressing them?

Q&A and Discussion

  • Open the floor for questions, comments, and discussions.
  • Encourage participants to share their experiences, challenges, and insights related to ESG and sustainability in the wine sector.
  • Provide additional resources or guidance for further learning.

Closing Remarks

  • key takeaways from the workshop.


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