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Why Water Sustainability Is Central to the Success of the SDGs

Latest GRI podcast explores role of business in water management
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What are the strategies and practical solutions that businesses and institutions can implement the world over, to ensure that water – the most precious resource on Earth – is managed sustainably?

You Make ESG Dreams Come True

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As previously seen on Skytop Strategies and published with permission.

Many of us in the ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) space, have dreamed of the day when governments would start to set rules about sustainability reporting. We have hoped to see more pressure on companies to fully and consistently tell their stories. Over the past few months, our dreams have started to come true. However, we now realize we may be dealing with a nightmare!

Common Sustainability Reporting Standards Remain Elusive

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (12.20.2021)
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Efforts by various international organizations to develop common global sustainability reporting standards continue to run into roadblocks, as different groups propose diverging approaches and methodologies to enhance ESG disclosure.

As reported by Responsible Investor (link below in our Top Stories), the G7 Impact Taskforce that was created in July (under the UK’s presidency of the G7), recently commented about reporting standards being developed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), an even newer group launched at COP26 in Glasgow.

The Sustainable CEO: Leading From the Top

By Ásthildur Hjaltadóttir, Chief Regional Officer, Global Reporting Initiative
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As the dust settles following the recent COP26 climate summit, it is crucial that the global community do not let the momentum subside, and instead press ahead with implementing solutions in support of the net-zero emissions future. Strong and decisive leadership is more important than ever before – not just from governments but also from the private sector.

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.

It's Here - G&A Institute's “2021 Sustainability Reporting in Focus” Trends Report

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.12.2021)
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Our annual in-depth review of corporate sustainability / ESG reporting trends is here and available for your reading. In our 2021 report, you will find detailed analysis of the reporting trends of the S&P 500® Index and Russell 1000® Index companies, which shows that ESG reporting is increasingly being adopted by mid-cap companies.

COP26 - Five Years on From the Paris Agreement, Where Are We?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.12.2021)
Newsletter

GLASGOW, Scotland, November 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This week the COP26 news reports coming out of this city seem to be everywhere. The Conference of the Parties (“COP”) is the annual gathering sponsored by the United Nations (this is the 26th) of world leaders in public, private and social sectors, coming together to debate and decide on the future path of the global society’s efforts to address climate change challenges.

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

New curriculum focuses on revised Universal Standards and reporting on human rights
Press Release

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.

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