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GRI and CDP to Deliver Enhanced Reporting on Biodiversity

Update of GRI's Biodiversity Standard backed by CDP, TNFD
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December 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The development of a new global standard to enable organizations to increase their accountability on biodiversity impacts is progressing, paving the way for a harmonized approach to disclosure.

EFRAG and GRI to Co-construct Biodiversity Standard

Project marks a next step in aligning global and European sustainability standards
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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.

Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability.
  • It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to Zero Accelerator to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.

Updates to GRI Professional Certification Program Continue to Reflect Sustainability Best Practice

New curriculum focuses on revised Universal Standards and reporting on human rights
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AMSTERDAM, November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The GRI Professional Certification Program has introduced new courses ensuring sustainability reporters continue to stay up-to-date with the ever-changing landscape of sustainability reporting. This is the first update since the Program launched in September 2020.

Partnerships for Sustainability in South Asia

GRI engaging with regional markets to increase sustainability reporting
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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.

Moves to Expand Disclosure for Financial Markets Are Welcome

GRI responds to IFRS Foundation’s creation of a new sustainability board and consolidation of CDSB and VRF into the foundation
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November 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Confirmation by the IFRS Foundation that they will address the impacts on value creation of sustainability topics in their standards, through the formation of an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), has been welcomed by GRI.

CSE on Its Way to Change the Planet by Educating 100,000 Corporate Professionals and Entrepreneurs in Sustainability

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October 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Being among the first companies worldwide to provide professional Executive education and specialized advisory services for Sustainability, Circular Economy and Corporate Responsibility, the Center for Sustainability and Excellence was set to innovate leadership and create a global new trend in certified executive training in Sustainability and ESG.

New CEO as Global Reporting Initiative Embraces International Role

Appointment of Eelco van der Enden as new leader
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October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - GRI, the international leader in sustainability standards setting, has announced the appointment of Eelco van der Enden as CEO.

Starting 1 January 2022, Eelco will join GRI from multinational professional services network PwC, where he is Global ESG Platform Leader for Tax, Legal, People & Organisation Services. With a track record in advising on environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, he brings to GRI more than 20 years of experience in financial and sustainability senior management roles.

Risky Business: Sustainability Is Central to Mitigating Risk

By Lany Harijanti, ASEAN Regional Program Manager, GRI
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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.

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