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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?

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:

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?

GRI Standard to Advance Sustainable Production on Land and Sea

Global Reporting Initiative launches Sector Standard for agriculture, aquaculture and fishing
Press Release

June 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Three sectors that produce the food and materials that are fundamental to humanity’s survival are being supported to take accountability for their impacts, following the publication today of a new GRI Standard.

Collaboration on Sustainability Reporting by GRI and ISSB

Global Reporting Initiative and the International Sustainability Standards Board begin work on MOU
Press Release

Technical representatives from GRI and the International Sustainability Standards Board begin work on delivering the agreed MOU.

EU Sustainability Reporting Standards - Deeper Alignment With GRI Required

Draft European Reporting Requirements Mapped to the GRI Standards
Press Release

Following the publication of the exposure drafts of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) in April – hailed by GRI as a necessary step to achieving the EU Green Deal – an analysis of the ESRS against the widely used GRI Standards is now available.

The GRI Perspective: Lobbying, Influence and Accountability

Global Reporting Initiative calls for transparency on lobbying to ensure companies uphold their sustainability commitments
Press Release

June 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - From net-zero emissions to fair pay, climate change mitigation to diversity, commitments to sustainability by organizations are on the rise. Yet what is the role of lobbying, in influencing the policies and rules that ultimately ensure whether such pledges are met?

Companies Must Show Accountability for Biodiversity Impacts

By Harold Pauwels, Director of Standards, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Article

As 22 May marked the International Day of Biological Diversity, we are less than eight years away from the 2030 deadline to reverse biodiversity loss, which was internationally reaffirmed at November’s COP26 climate conference.

A Sustainable Future Requires Business Action for the SDGs

GRI podcasts outline how companies can contribute towards a better quality of life for all
Press Release

May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ -International experts in sustainable development shed light on strategies for building greener and better cities and communities, as well as changing business models to help raise the standard of living – in the latest podcasts from GRI.

CFOs: Time To Step Up as Sustainability Leaders

By Hendri Yulius Wijaya, GRI Country Manager for Indonesia
Article

Amid the increased prominence of sustainability in policymaking and legislation, there is a huge opportunity for Chief Finance Officers to take the lead in corporate accountability.

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