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From Norway to the Gulf Region: GRI Standards Launch Events Continue Across the Globe

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Across the 26 events in 23 countries so far, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) launches have generated engaging and leading-edge discussions on emerging topics in sustainability reporting. Last week, the GRI Standards event in Norway discussed long-term value creation; this week, Abu Dhabi will take a closer look on green development.

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Across the 26 events in 23 countries so far, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) launches have generated engaging and leading-edge discussions on emerging topics in sustainability reporting. Last week, the GRI Standards event in Norway discussed long-term value creation; this week, Abu Dhabi will take a closer look on green development.

This Week: Releasing Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets

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On 21 September, GRI and the UN Global Compact will launch the first outcome publication of their groundbreaking Action Platform for Business Reporting on the SDGs. The publication An Analysis of the Goals and Targets, demystifies the esoteric world of sustainability disclosures for companies seeking to report their impact on the SDGs.​

Whirlpool Signs Manifesto Valore D and Commits to Support Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace

Sep 12, 2017 | Latest news in EMEA
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Today in Rome Whirlpool has signed the “Valore DManifesto for Women’s Empowerment, an agreement consisting of 9 points which define concrete tools, in line with the Global Reporting Initiative standards (GRI), to enhance female talent in the corporate world.

Valore D is the first Italian association of companies to promote diversity, talent and female leadership.

Asia: At the Vanguard of Sustainable Business

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published in HuffPost

Asia has become the new vanguard in the effort to drive sustainability into the heart of how business is conducted around the world.

How the GRI Standards Exam Will Benefit Sustainability Professionals: An Interview with Tim Lo

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GRI recently launched a new online platform for people to test and demonstrate their knowledge on the GRI Standards. We asked Tim Lo, a Hong Kong-based sustainability planner and our first successful GRI Standards Exam taker, about his exam experience and how it adds value to his career as a sustainability professional.

Companies Are Made of People: The Importance of Human Capital Management

by Tim Mohin
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When we think about companies and the work they do, we often lose sight of a simple fact: a business is just a collection of people. And, all groups of people tend to build a culture, a collective way of viewing the world.

It may seem like an obvious point but it’s all too often overlooked.

Growing Interest in Sustainability Reporting and SDGs in India

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At two recent events in Mumbai, GRI Regional Hub South Asia gathered some of the biggest Indian companies and conglomerates to promote high-quality reporting in the region, and initiate a discussion on the corporate role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Twenty Years Of The Global Reporting Initiative: Interview With CEO Tim Mohin

by Dr. Bob Eccles
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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an independent body that has pioneered sustainability reporting from a niche practice to one now adopted by organizations around the world. Eight months into his new role, I spoke to the Chief Executive of GRI, Tim Mohin, about the growth of sustainability reporting, the importance of transparency, competition between reporting methods and his hopes for his own legacy.

Growing Role for the Private Sector in the 2030 Agenda

How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?
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On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.

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