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How to Read A Sustainability Report: A Guide For Skeptics

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It’s Sustainability Report season again. Companies around the world are sending out notices of their web-posted reports, highlighting their achievements with colorful charts, graphs and photos.

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It’s Sustainability Report season again. Companies around the world are sending out notices of their web-posted reports, highlighting their achievements with colorful charts, graphs and photos.

What is the Future of Integrated Reporting?

Thoughts and Recommendations
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On June 29, Principal and Co-owner Barb Brown had the privilege of attending the New York Roundtable Meeting of the International Integrated Reporting Committee (IIRC). Before the meeting we created a survey to solicit insights on the importance of integrated reporting. The participants provided us valuable feedback that we were able to share with the constituents at the IIRC meeting, and we’re pleased to share our thoughts on the meeting and high-level survey results with you.

2 weeks left to register for our GRI Webinar!

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Our GRI Webinar is fast approaching - don't miss out on this great event! If you want an introduction to the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) reporting framework but don't have 16 hours to spend in a classroom, then this is the course for you! Split over 2 days, this 5-hour webinar gives participants an introduction to the GRI, covering the 5 phases of the reporting process and highlights benefits and best practices for utilizing the framework as a management process.

Want to learn the GRI Process but don't have 16 hours to spend? Register for our webinar, "The GRI Snapshot"!

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 16, 2011 - BrownFlynn, an award-winning corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm and the first certified training partner of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the U.S., is pleased to announce the dates of its first webinar on the GRI Process, "The GRI Snapshot". Split over two days, July 26-27 from noon-2:30pm EST each day, this five-hour webinar will provide participants with a half-day introduction to the GRI Process.
 
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The GRI Process: Not Just a Reporting Framework

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The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) was first established in 1997 by CERES, a nonprofit organization that leads a national coalition of investors, environmental organizations and public interest groups that work with companies to address sustainability challenges such as climate change and water scarcity. CERES was founded in 1989 by a small group of investors in response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and has been working for more than 20 years to incorporate best practices into the daily operations of businesses across the world.

A Single Measure, Unbiased Results: Ceres, Tellus Unveil Global Initiative for a Standardized, Comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Rating

Cacophony of Sustainability Ratings Feeds Corporate “Survey Fatigue,” Plus Cherry Picking, Conflicts of Interest; New Rating Will Drive Capital to Sustainability Leaders
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 9, 2011 - WASHINGTON, DC – Ceres and Tellus Institute, two leading organizations that work with companies, investors and nonprofit groups to embed sustainable practices in capital markets, today announced the launch of an initiative to create and bring to widespread adoption a single standard for rating the sustainability performance of companies.

Join us for our first webinar on the GRI Process, "The GRI Snapshot"

July 26-27, 2011 from noon-2:30pm EST each day
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BrownFlynn, an award-winning corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm and the first certified training partner of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the U.S., is pleased to announce the dates of its first webinar on the GRI Process, "The GRI Snapshot". Split over two days, July 26-27 from noon-2:30pm EST each day, this five-hour webinar will provide participants with a half-day introduction to the GRI Process.

This webinar is designed for:

  • those who are considering GRI reporting but need more exposure to the process

Register now for the next US BCSD & BrownFlynn Webinar!

Seats filling up quick, only a week left to register!
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A US BCSD webinar in partnership with BrownFlynn Learning. 

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 4, 2011 - As part of our ongoing webinar series, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development, with partner BrownFlynn Learning, is pleased to bring you a unique, FREE webinar on the topic of sustainability as a management process. The webinar will discuss the importance of stakeholder engagement, the steps leading up to a formal report such as data gathering and organization, and why the process should be cyclical in order to be effective and successful. 

Register for open enrollment GRI training

June 1-2, 2011 in Cleveland, OH
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BrownFlynn is hosting it's next open enrollment GRI training course on June 1-2, 2011. Training will be held at Trinity Commons in Cleveland, OH, across from Cleveland State University. For more information and to register, please visit www.brownflynnlearning.com.

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BrownFlynn is hosting it's next open enrollment GRI training course on June 1-2, 2011. Training will be held at Trinity Commons in Cleveland, OH, across from Cleveland State University. For more information and to register, please visit www.brownflynnlearning.com.

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BrownFlynn and The Nance College of Business Host World's Largest Global Reporting Initiative Training

Students from across Ohio to attend first-of-its-kind event - April 17-18, 2011
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Cleveland, OH - April 14, 2011 - BrownFlynn and the Nance College of Business at Cleveland State University (CSU) are partnering to facilitate and host the largest Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) certified training event in the world on April 17-18, 2011 in CSU’s new student center ballroom. The training, sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers and several other local companies, will be offered free-of-charge to nearly 200 select MBA students and college seniors from 14 colleges and universities throughout Ohio.  

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