DFGE Webinars & Trainings

Improve your sustainability management

In times of digital education and due to the given circumstances DFGE – Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy is expanding its online webinar offerings. In addition to webinars on various reporting standards such as the CDP or EcoVadis, we also offer online training for other products – for example on our new full-service solution on climate strategy.

Register for one or more of our free webinars and benefit from over two decades of experience in the field of life cycle assessment, sustainability calculations and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Below you will find a current webinar overview.

The DFGE is looking forward to your participation.


GRI Standards Certified Training – Preparation of a sustainability report


More and more companies are reporting not only on their economic but also on their environmental and social issues. In this context, relevant, credible and user-friendly reporting is very important. The GRI guidelines developed for this purpose are the most widely used sustainability reporting framework internationally, with several thousand reporting organizations in over 90 countries. This e-training teaches you online how to apply the globally recognized standards.

The training is offered in cooperation with DQS CFS GmbH, a certified training partner of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). After successful participation, you will receive the GRI Certified Training Program Certificate.

  • Who: Officers, managers, professionals and executives from all industries who prepare a sustainability report according to the GRI standards
  • When: 09.August – 10. August 2022 from 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. CET
  • How much: 1.280€
  • Topic:  GRI Standards / CSR Reporting
  • Language: German
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DFGE | EcoVadis

On-Demand Webinar

Our free on-demand webinar consist of the following program items:

  • Who and what is EcoVadis?
  • Overview of main contents
  • Overview of scoring logic
  • Insights into methodolody
  • Overview of our support service options

Especially for beginners without any pre-knowledge, EcoVadis presents itself as a very complex assessment. In order to simplify your entry into the assessment process as much as possible, the DFGE, as an official EcoVadis partner, provides this recorded webinar to explain the overall EcoVadis concept and answer all common questions.

  • Who:  Beginners and advanced users requiring flexible time scheduling
  • When: on-demand and online
  • How much: FREE
  • Duration: ca. 15min
  • Topic: Understanding EcoVadis
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DFGE | EcoVadis

Questions & Answers Session

Our free webinars consist of the following program items:

  • Who and what is EcoVadis?
  • Overview of main contents
  • Overview of scoring logic
  • Insights into methodolody
  • Overview of our support service options
  • Questions and Answers

Especially under time pressure EcoVadis presents itself as a very complex assessment. The need for high-quality verification documents or policies on all important topics makes it very difficult for newcomers in particular to prioritise the work to be invested. In order to simplify your entry into the assessment process as much as possible, but also to facilitate the qualitative continuation of the assessment against this background, the DFGE, as an official EcoVadis partner, conducts regular webinars to explain the overall EcoVadis concept. Within the webinars you as a participant have the possibility to ask individual questions, which will be answered by the DFGE experts.

  • Who: Beginners and advanced users requiring a moderated webinar
  • When: Several dates – see registration link
  • How much: FREE
  • Duration: 45min
  • Language: German
  • Topic: Understanding EcoVadis and improving your own performance
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DFGE | EcoVadis

Individual workshops | Professionals and Teams

This training session aims at empowering your team with practical methods and tips on how to answer the EcoVadis questionnaire, interpreting the scorecard and making an improvement plan. Besides theoretical basics, the focus is on practicing in order to be empowered with the basic principles of EcoVadis and make the most out of your assessment.

You will be able to:

  • prioritise your answers and detect improvement areas,
  • show your sustainability progress,
  • know which documents to choose and in which format,
  • identifying individual key topics,
  • understanding EcoVadis in the context of other sustainability systems
  • implement solutions to tackle improvement areas and set-up of stringent improvement plan

The main target is not only to improve the overall sustainability management system of your company but also to understand how to link EcoVadis and the other standards you already have implemented, e.g. ISO, CDP, GRI, your CSR report and much more.

By clicking on the green button „contact form“, you will contact us to share your interest: It is not legally binding. We will then send you a personalised quote.

  • Who: EcoVadis users and staff units requiring requiring (internally) a third-party support
  • When: upon request, online or on-site
  • How much: 2450 € plus VAT (max. 10 participants)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Langauge: German or English
  • Topic: Build a team of sustainability experts
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Changes and Challenges in 2022 + Q&A

CDP Logo 2022

With the new year, the new 2022 CDP season is just around the corner. Learn more about the new CDP questionnaire in this webinar. We will take a look at the most relevant changes and which areas of CDP in particular have been tightened up. A best practice example will reveal the role that biodiversity management will play as one of the new key topics. DFGE can provide the best possible support in bundling your efforts for the upcoming CDP reporting. We are looking forward to exchanging ideas with you in the Q&A session of the webinar.

  • Who: CDP Climate Change participants
  • When: 10 February 2022 at 4 p. m. CET
  • How much: FREE
  • Topic:  CDP questionnaire 2022 / Biodiversity
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DFGE Library

Webinars On-Demand

Climate Strategy & Climate Neutrality: More than just a marketing label

Understanding Climate Risks & Opportunities for improved CDP Disclosure

Business Strategy and Scenario Analysis within CDP Disclosure

Company Practice on Communicating Carbon Neutrality Goals and Achievements

Want to learn more?

Would you like a webinar on other reporting or would you like customized training for your team?