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COMMIT!Forum Workshop Provides Insight into GRI’s Upcoming G4 Guidelines

NEW YORK - The COMMIT!Forum, hosted by CR Magazine, kicked off today at Cipriani Wall Street in the heart of the world's financial sector. The Forum brings together participants from leading corporations, NGOs, analysis firms, and media outlets to discuss the most pressing issues in the world of corporate social responsibility.

CSR: How Will the New Integrated Reporting Apply to Financial Firms?

Well known environmentalist Lester Brown once said that, “Socialism failed because it couldn’t tell the economic truth; capitalism may fail because it doesn’t tell the ecological truth.” The recent announcement of the establishment of

Apple underperforms Dell, HP, and IBM on Sustainability Performance

A new in depth report on sustainability performance in the Computer & Peripherals industry.

CSR Is a Verb Not a Noun

It isn’t just that CSR is a non-stagnant constantly evolving construct.  Since corporations do not operate in a vacuum, those promoting Corporate Social Responsibility need to be vigilantly and proactively concerned with the contextual framework within which business opera

Is a New Global Authority for Integrated Reporting the Solution for CSR?

International Integrated Reporting Committee established and May be the ingredient for pushing CSR forward

GRI Vision 2020: Universal Sustainability Disclosure

On the last day of the 3rd Amsterdam Conference on Sustainability and Transparency organized by the Global Reporting Initiative, the plenary session included global leaders representing the most widely used Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting frameworks.

The Future of ESG Reporting: Do Accountants Get It?

If you ever had the opinion that accountants were a pallid, homogenous crowd set in their ways, remove that image from your thoughts now. This afternoon's GRI Conference session on the shared future of accountants and environmental, social, and governance reporting (ESG) showcased a lively debate over what's on the horizon for reporting this coming decade. Six professionals across different continents generally agreed that their profession "gets it" . . . to a degree. They suggested, however, that accountants are frequently pulled into different directions by various stakeholders. And as the movement to intertwine financial and ESG reporting progresses, accountants face a host of challenges.

GRI Youth Representatives Discuss Takeaways from Amsterdam Conference

GRI Youth Representatives Karla Hernandez and Prakhar Goel discuss Takeaways from the Amsterdam GRI Conference

GRI and UN Global Compact Join Hands for Sustainability Reporting

On the last day of the 3rd biennial Amsterdam Conference on Sustainability and Transparency, Global Reporting Initiative and the UN Global Compact (UNGC) joined hands with an agreement to align their work in advancing corporate social responsibility and transparency.

Do Facebook’s Privacy Violations Qualify as Bad CSR?

What ESG data providers and assessors have to say on the matter

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