Project marks a next step in aligning global and European sustainability standards
The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) and GRI have joined forces on the technical work for their respective new biodiversity standards. EFRAG is to make the draft EU standard available to the Commission in mid-June, while GRI’s aims to release an updated GRI Biodiversity Standard in the second half of 2022.
GRI engaging with regional markets to increase sustainability reporting
Capital markets in South Asia have stepped up their efforts to encourage companies to be transparent about their impacts – thanks to engagements by sustainability standards sett Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) with stock exchanges and regulators.
New GRI podcasts explore the business case for better health and education systems
Leading global experts from the private and public sector share their views on how technology can promote better health for all, as well as establish education systems that are fit for the future – in the latest podcasts from GRI.
GRI engagements underline role of transparency in driving action
With the UN Climate Change Conference – COP26 – getting underway in Glasgow next week, GRI is urging all organizations to be open about their impacts on the planet, as transparency is an essential precursor for reaching global solutions to a global problem.
By Lany Harijanti, ASEAN Regional Program Manager, GRI
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly caused the largest economic and societal shock the world has experienced this century. Yet it was not unforeseen. As far back as 2006, the annual Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warned that a pandemic was an ‘acute threat’ across all industries globally. This year’s WEF report expands into new dimensions of risk, such as the consequences of digital inequality and cybersecurity failure.
Project commenced to create the latest GRI Sector Standard
How can organizations in the mining sector improve reporting on their sustainability performance, demonstrating accountability for their shared sustainability challenges and meet growing demands for transparency?
GRI welcomes support from Caisse des Dépôts for its contribution to EFRAG’s technical work
September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the July 2021 announcement of a Statement of Cooperation between GRI and the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) Project Task Force to co-construct new EU sustainability reporting standards and contribute to further global convergence, GRI welcomes the support from French Caisse des Dépôts to underpin the completion of this important wo
By Dr. Allinnettes Adigue, Head of GRI’s ASEAN Regional Hub
The perspective that meaningful and credible sustainability reporting is an essential requirement for any responsible business is increasingly becoming accepted, by many companies around world. Yet reporting cannot take place in isolation. Sustainability is a critical aspect of business strategy and operational decision-making, which needs to be embedded in the corporate DNA through a transformative process.
By Camila Corradi Bracco, Senior Coordinator – Content Development & Program Delivery, GRI
Since the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2016, the role of the private sector in fulfilling the 2030 Agenda has been widely acknowledged, as set out under SDG 12. Yet to assess how companies are actually contributing towards these Global Goals, we need greater transparency on their impacts.