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On the Journey to Adopt GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards


More and more, there is pressure on companies to become transparent about the impacts they have on their community and the world.

GRI Publishes Its Own Annual Report Using the GRI Standards

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2017 marked 20 years of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). It was a year of celebration, of looking back and being proud of the strong basis that we have created for the future. But most of all, it was a year in which we took a long, hard look at where we are, and where we want to be, and our new leadership took action to ensure that we are on course to get there. 

Highlights include

Ceres’ New Analysis of Large Global Companies Links Sustainability Performance with Strong Governance Systems

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May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by the nonprofit organization Ceres finds that companies with strong systems for board sustainability oversight are more likely to perform better on sustainability challenges such as climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

Peter Paul van de Wijs Joins GRI as Chief Communications Officer


GRI is happy to announce the appointment of Peter Paul van de Wijs as Chief Communications Officer as of June 2018. With over 20 years of professional experience in communications and sustainability, he brings a unique perspective to help reinforce GRI’s position as the leading sustainability reporting organization.  ​

3BL Media Webcast Series | How Investors Consume ESG Data: Advice for Corporate Reporters from Wall Street

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Join 3BL Media on May 16 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a free webcast detailing research on the ESG reporting preferences of fund managers and analysts at firms managing trillions in assets.

CLP Sets 2030 Targets for Priority SDGs


Four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will become the CLP Group's target impact areas leading up to 2030. They include climate action (SDG 13), affordable and clean energy (SDG 7), decent work and economic growth (SDG 8), and industry, innovation and infrastructure (SDG 9). These areas are considered as the most relevant to its business strategy.

CLP Stimulates Young People’s Interest in Energy and the Environment


The CLP Group has kept up its efforts in supporting education in the areas of energy and the environment at different levels across Asia Pacific by tailoring plans to local needs and engaging various partners.

Promoting energy efficiency in schools

Investing in education is in line with CLP’s interest as the company wants to equip the next generation with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity of the energy business and the importance of environmental protection. Some of the key programmes in 2017 were:

CLP's Transition Towards a Low Carbon Future


The CLP Group has developed strategies to address renewable resources and global climate change since 2004. To meet the challenges ahead, the power company has updated its Climate Vision 2050, building on the optimism of CLP's original aspirational, science-based trajectory while taking into consideration the realities of the energy market development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Updated Climate Vision 2050

CLP's changes to the targets include:

Smithfield Foods 2017 Sustainability Report: Innovative Prime Fresh Packaging Video

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Smithfield’s new Prime Fresh Delicatessen pre-packed lunchmeat line uses proprietary, minimalist packaging that is designed to look like the meat was just sliced at the deli counter.

INFOGRAPHIC: Environmental Stewardship at Smithfield Foods

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Learn more about Smithfield’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and its progress toward its 2020 environmental targets in its 2017 Sustainability Report at smithfieldfoods.com/environment.

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