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Accountability on Human Rights: GRI Labor Standards up for Review

Global Sustainability Standards Board seeks multi-stakeholder representatives for Advisory Group
Press Release

Human rights reporting will be further integrated in the GRI Standards, following the launch of a project to update labor Topic Standards – including the creation of new disclosures or standards.

25 Years of Empowering Sustainable Decisions

Global Reporting Initiative celebrates quarter-of-a-century milestone
Press Release

September 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - This month is a landmark moment in the history of GRI – provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards – as the organization reaches its 25 year anniversary.

Beyond Compliance Lies Trust

Business Leaders Gather to Explore Links Between Reporting and True Impact
Article

Reporting should be more than just ticking boxes. It’s about making a difference – for your business and our world. It is about creating sustainable outcomes that drive value, fuel growth and strengthen our environment and societies.

The question is, how do we as companies ensure that reporting does not become just a cursory exercise to satisfy shareholders and investors, but maintains focus on sustainable impact for our people and the communities in which we operate?

Said Tiekie Barnard, Founder and CEO of SVAI:

Business Can Drive SDGs Collaboration

Latest GRI podcasts address collective action for a sustainable future
Article

What is the role of multi-stakeholder partnerships in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Top experts from the field of corporate sustainability get beneath the surface of this issue, in the final two installments of SDGs: The Rising Tide.

Food Security - Access for All Is a Human Right

By Margarita Lysenkova, Manager – Sector Program, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Article

Ores mined in war zones have long been subject to heightened attention when it comes to sustainability and reputational risks. Yet in 2022, it is the production and sourcing of ‘soft’ commodities, like wheat, that are increasingly under scrutiny.

ESG Rankings - Do They Reflect Sustainability Impacts or Only Risks?

The GRI Perspective: Demystifying the World of ESG Benchmarks
Press Release

July 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - What is the role of the ESG ratings industry, do they actually determine whether companies are sustainable or not – and how will future changes in the world sustainability reporting affect them?

Corporates in Southeast Asia Take Climate Change Seriously

Six-country study finds most businesses report on climate – but more to do to ensure consistent disclosure
Press Release

July 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Landmark research from Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School has, for the first time, shed light on how companies in the ASEAN region are addressing their obligations for climate-related reporting.

GRI Welcomes Patrick de Cambourg's Candidacy for EU Sustainability Board

Progress on new chair appointment for the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board
Press Release

July 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The news that Patrick de Cambourg has been confirmed by the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs (JURI) Committee as the preferred candidate to Chair the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) Sustainability Reporting Board has been warmly welcomed by GRI. Mr. De Cambourg was the preferred candidate of the European Commission.

Eelco van der Enden, GRI CEO, said:

Getting to Grips With Sustainability in the Supply Chain

By Dr. Allinnettes Adigue, Head of GRI in the ASEAN Region
Article

Covid-19 has instigated significant changes in global procurement and supply chain operations. The global lockdowns exposed supply chain weaknesses, which were pervasive even before the pandemic, especially sub-par labor practices. Yet it has also opened up opportunities for a sustainability transformation.

Business-led Solutions to Combat Climate Change

Podcasts from GRI share role of corporate accountability in advancing the SDGs
Press Release

July 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - How is sustainability reporting supporting efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, or protect the oceans?

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