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dbb forum berlin

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Green Meetings - environmentally friendly events in the vibrant heart of Berlin! Centrally located at the famous Friedrichstrasse the dbb forum berlin is recognised as climate-friendly venue by the climate protection organisation atmosfair. We offer eleven event rooms flooded with daylight and flexible in use with a total of 1,300 sqm for your conference, meeting or workshop. The heart of the venue is the hall Atrium with its sweeping glass facade and state-of-the-art av-equipment. The adjacent Lichthof with its unique suspended glass roof offers an ideal setting for your gala event.

Conference rooms

  • max. room dimension up to 675m²
  • 11 Event spaces total
  • max. room height up to 5.5m
  • Exhibition space from 100 to 675m²
  • suitable for up to 600 participants
Name 360° Room area Room height Welcome reception Banquet Classroom Arrange seating in rows
Atrium n.a. n.a. 285m² 5.5m 250 160 128 250
Atrium+Lichthof n.a. n.a. 675m² 5.5m 600 320 354 504
Atrium II n.a. n.a. 65m² 3m 80 30 24 50
Atrium III n.a. n.a. 120m² 3m 100 50 54 96
Atrium IV n.a. n.a. 60m² 3m n.a. n.a. 24 40
Atrium III+IV n.a. n.a. 180m² 3m 150 90 88 150
Köpenick n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70
Kreuzberg n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70
Friedrichshain n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70
Charlottenburg n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70

Equipment in event spaces

  • Accessible
  • Air conditioned
  • Audio system
  • Business center
  • Fixed stage
  • Full darkness
  • In-house technical personnel
  • Natural light
  • Projection technology
  • WiFi in event spaces

Sustainability performance

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) Leader

Obligation criteria

  • Governance - Integrating a sustainability strategy
  • Governance - Implementing sustainability goals
  • Governance - Sustainable business development management
  • Compliance - Observing laws and guidelines
  • Compliance – Integrating a code of conduct
  • Compliance - Active incident management for breaches of compliance
  • Data Privacy – Ensuring data management meets the statutory requirements
  • Corporate culture – Communicating the sustainability vision statement
  • Risk analysis - Structured risk management
  • Shareholders - Transparent information on shareholder structure and participations

Optional criteria

  • Transparency - Public sustainability reporting

Environment Leader

Obligation criteria

  • Energy – Use of renewable energies
  • Carbon emissions – Auditing carbon footprint
  • Carbon footprint - Travel management system to cut carbon emissions
  • Carbon footprint - Mobility management strategies to reduce carbon emissions
  • Energy – Managing energy saving and efficiency
  • Emissions and environmental pollution control - Avoidance of noise, light, etc.
  • Waste – Systematic waste avoidance, sorting, and recycling
  • Environmental management – Environmental management system in place
  • Environmental management – Increasing energy efficiency of facilities
  • Environmental management – Safe treatment of hazardous materials
  • Environmental management – Reducing water consumption
  • Environmental management – Eco-friendly furnishings for premises and locations
  • Environmental management – Using eco-friendly consumables

Optional criteria

  • Environmental management – Putting green office strategies into place
  • Environmental costs – Carbon offset for projects and business activities

Society Leader

Obligation criteria

  • Employee satisfaction – Promoting employee loyalty and motivation
  • Work-life balance - Flexible working time models and CSR catalogue
  • Occupational health and safety measures - Safeguarding productivity
  • HR strategy – Supporting staff development and training
  • HR plan – Strategic HR management
  • HR strategy – Appraisal interviews and incentive system in place
  • HR strategy – Incentive system integrating aspects of sustainability
  • Diversity - Management of diversity and equal opportunities
  • Diversity - Ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination
  • Diversity - Integrating not-for-profit organisations
  • Training and further training – Promoting professional and personal development
  • Training and further training – Developing skills in sustainability
  • Mitbestimmung - Einbezug der Arbeitnehmer
  • Dialogue - Involving stakeholders groups
  • Accessibility – facilitating participation

Optional criteria

  • Suggestion scheme – Strengthening sustainable processes
  • Social commitment - Regulating donations and sponsoring
  • Social commitment - Supporting company volunteer programmes

Business Leader

Obligation criteria

  • Quality – Introducing structured quality management
  • Quality – Establishing a structured complaints management procedure
  • Quality – Regular dialogue with stakeholders to improve quality
  • Risks – Established risk analysis of products and projects
  • Innovation – Expanding the sustainable service portfolio
  • Innovation – Sustainable product and innovation management
  • Security – Establishing a user safety process
  • Performance - Nachhaltige wirtschaftliche Leistung
  • Budget discipline – Structured bid and invoicing management
  • Remuneration policy – Equitable remuneration structure
  • Rating & Reputation - Positives Management von Reputation

Optional criteria

  • Suppliers – Aligning the supply chain along sustainable lines
  • Suppliers – Monitoring sustainability criteria in the supply chain
  • Resources – Efficient purchasing of sustainable products and services
  • Financing – Ecological and ethical financial participation
  • Memberships – Transparent information on association memberships

Sustainable Partner

Certified since 2020

Audits year-on-year

2022 +16%
2020 -7%
2021 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2022 +10%
2020 -3%
2021 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2022 +9%
2020 -5%
2021 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2022 +8%
2020 -6%
2021 ±0%

Overall performance

Leader
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Location & Connection

dbb forum berlin
Friedrichstraße 169,  D-10117 Berlin,  Mitte

1665989902