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The GRI Universal Standards: What's Changing and Why?

By Laura Espinach, GRI Head of Technical Development
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In June, we announced a major update to the reporting at the heart of the GRI Standards. The planned revisions to the Universal Standards are significant because they will affect every organization that uses the GRI Standards, supporting them to more effectively report their most significant impacts on the economy, environment and people.

Opportunities to Shape GRI's Governance

Open call to find new members for the Board of Directors and Stakeholder Council
Press Release

August 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - GRI is continuing a global search to find new members for two of its main decision making and advisory functions. An open call has been launched for nominations to join:

Promoting Clarity and Compatibility in the Sustainability Landscape

GRI and SASB announce collaboration
Press Release

Amid rising global demand for clarity in the sustainability reporting ecosystem, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) are pleased to announce a collaborative workplan.

Make Your Sustainability Report Accessible and User Friendly

GRI's Content Index Tutorial service now available
Press Release

June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - How can organizations ensure stakeholders can easily and quickly navigate their way around the sustainability report while demonstrating a commitment to transparency?

Funding the Transition to a Sustainable Future

Global Standards Fund to drive ambition for the GRI Standards
Press Release

A global fundraising initiative has been launched to safeguard and increase GRI’s ability to deliver the leading sustainability standards that encourage organizations to embrace responsible business practices.

The Global Standards Fund will bring together an international coalition of like-minded foundations, governments, private sector organizations and individuals who all want to see companies integrate transparency at the core of their operations.

Transparency Brings Corporate Response to Black Lives Matter into Focus

STATEMENT BY TIM MOHIN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF GLOBAL REPORTING INITIATIVE (GRI)
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“In recent weeks we have seen a tipping point reached – and passed – in the Black Lives Matter movement. As protests have spread around the world, they have ignited demands for equality and an end to systemic racial bias in all its forms. Organizations are rightly being pressed to set out how they are responding to this call – and the need for transparency has never been higher.  

Strong Backing for EU Ambition to Drive Transparency

GRI ready to support European reporting standards on sustainability impacts
Press Release

June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - GRI, provider of the world’s leading standards for sustainability reporting, has expressed full support for the European Commission’s plans to revise the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), for which a public consultation closed on 11 June.

This process sought views from all stakeholders on how to improve public reporting of sustainability information by companies to underpin the sustainable economy objectives of the EU Green Deal.

Call for Mandatory Non-Financial Reporting in EU – Built on GRI

By Peter Paul van de Wijs, Chief External Affairs Officer, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
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This week there has been an insightful contribution to the debate about sustainability disclosure in the EU, provided by Carol Adams, Professor of Accounting at Durham University Business School.

How to Link the GRI Standards With the SDGs

Helping organizations show SDGs progress in their sustainability reporting
Press Release

May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - An updated resource is now available to assist companies to report on progress in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the GRI Standards.

Have Your Say on GRI’s Standard-Setting Priorities

Work Program of the Global Sustainability Standards Board out for public comment
Press Release

April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Feedback from all stakeholders is being sought to determine which areas GRI’s Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) should focus on over the next three years.

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