corporate sustainability reporting

Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting

GRI launches business leadership forum

Is your business driving sustainability and transparency in your supply chain? Do you find it challenging to connect supply chain responsibility and sustainability reporting? How can you make your supply chain more transparent?

Explore these and other questions and share your insights with a group of like-minded peers in the Business Leadership Forum on Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting, delivered by GRI – provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards.  

Advancing Sustainability Reporting in Greater China Region

GRI appoints regional head and publishes new reporting resource
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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a strategic move to best meet the diverse needs of companies and stakeholders in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, GRI’s regional base has relocated from Beijing to Hong Kong.

Headed by Verna Lin, an experienced sustainability and investment management professional, the move of GRI’s Greater China Regional Hub comes as both the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong Stock Exchange progress plans for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements by listed companies.

Towards More and Better Reporting

GRI’s annual report is ‘most accessible and transparent ever’
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July 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI has demonstrated its commitment to increasing and improving the tools available to support sustainability report preparers, as showcased in its latest annual report.

In GRI’s ‘Towards more and better reporting’ 2018 Annual Report, the organization demonstrates how to navigate the challenge of analyzing and accessing data, which can often be locked in to reports, by presenting it in a compelling way.

Occupational Health & Safety: Can New Metrics Stop ‘Safe-Washing’?

The updated GRI OHS Standard looks at damage and recovery from injuries, not lost time

Safe and healthy working environments are crucial for sustainable development, and as such, are one of the targets under the Sustainable Development Goals. According to ILO estimates, around two million people die every year as a result of work-related accidents or diseases, and there are more than 300 million accidents every year.

GRI Standards Now Available in Spanish

Global Reporting Initiative are delighted that we can now offer the latest GRI Standards in Spanish. Organizations who report in Spanish can download GRI 303: Agua y efluentes 2018 and GRI 403: Salud y seguridad en el trabajo 2018 on the GRI website.

Time is Running Out to Join Our Outstanding Faculty for the Spring CSR Certificate Course on May 16th & 17th

Sponsored by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute
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May 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On May 16th and 17th, the Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute present the Spring 2017 CSR Certificate Program for corporate managers, not-for-profit and foundation managers, and others interested in career opportunities and advancement in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”), Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Sustainability, Philanthropy, Risk Management, Ethics, and related positions.

An Inside Look at Day Two: CSR Certificate Spring 2017 Program Sponsored by Rutgers IEL & G&A Institute

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April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership, in partnership with the Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc., offers a two-day, deep dive into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the related fields of philanthropy, sustainability, risk management, and ethics. The certificate program will be presented Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. On Tuesday evening there is a special networking dinner.


FLASH REPORT: Eighty One Percent (81%) of the S&P 500 Index Companies Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2015

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G&A Institute: 
Disclosure and reporting on the corporate sustainability journey has become the consistent, reliable clear norm for large-cap companies in the U.S. capital markets.   The S&P 500®  Index is the best single gauge for large-cap U.S. equities, capturing 80% of available market capitalization.   G&A Institute has analyzed the index company components' sustainability reporting activities for the past five years. 

G4 Two Years On

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Since the launch of G4 in 2013, we have been focused on developing resources for practitioners to help them transition from G3 to G4. Find out more at

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External Sustainability Reporting is Increasingly About Quality, Not Quantity

‘Materiality’ may still be an emerging concept, but according to the EHS and sustainability leaders who participated in a recent benchmarking study by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM), many companies have already developed a process for prioritizing their material risks.


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