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The Role of Corporate Transparency in a Fractured World

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The transparency that comes from corporate responsibility reporting can help us create a better world.

That was my message to the people I met at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual meeting in Davos. As a first time WEF participant, I was amazed at the concentration of leaders, from all over the world, who are committed to improving the state of the world. The theme of this year’s meeting was Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World. 

But what does that actually mean?

Delos | Health Promotion and Financial Investment: Jeannie Renne-Malone From Prologis

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“We encourage an active dialogue with investors around the hard health and well-being questions, so that we can better communicate with them on the subject.” – Jeannie Renne-Malone

Environmental, Social, and Governance reporting has become a hot topic for publicly traded companies around the world. We sat down with Jeannie Renne-Malone, Vice President of Sustainability at Prologis, a logistics real estate firm, to discuss her views on ESG reporting and how integration of new health and well-being questions are helping push their sustainability program to new heights.

Updates on GRI Standard 303: Water

Draft Available for Comments
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A second 60-day public comment period is now open to review further updates to the draft of GRI 303: Water. This revised draft addresses the input provided by stakeholders during the first public comment period and aims to further improve the common global language for reporting on water impacts.

Diverse stakeholder input is imperative to maintain this robust, credible sustainability reporting Standard.

COSO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development to Issue First-Ever Guidance for Applying Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to Environmental, Social, Governance-related Risks

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January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today released a draft executive summary to the new, cutting-edge guidance for applying Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to Environmental, Social and Governance-related risks.

Improve the Quality of Your CSR Report: Introducing GRI’s New Disclosure Review Service

Accepting applications as of today!
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GRI’s new Disclosure Review Service helps companies improve the quality of their sustainability report – both now and for future reporting cycles. Find out how it could help you improve your report’s content.​

Dive Into the World of Sustainability Reporting With GRI's January Newsletter

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GRI has been busy hailing in the new year with new tools and information to improve your sustainability reporting. In this January issue, you can read about the launch of the Disclosure Review Service, and a paper with a more practical view of how reporting efforts can help combat poverty.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Mitsubishi Corp in Profile: A Century of Sustainability

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Were Japanese companies like Mitsubishi Corp ahead of the curve when it came to including corporate responsibility into their business values? And how has sustainability evolved in the decades since Mitsubishi Corp first became active in this area? We speak with Julie Rogers, General Manager for Corporate Communications and Sustainability at Mitsubishi Corporation Europe and WBCSD’s James Gomme to get their first-hand insights.

The Multiplier Effect: How BAT is Advancing Sustainable Agriculture and Supporting Our Farmers

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At British American Tobacco (BAT), we have a long and proud 100-year history in agriculture, working directly with farmers around the world and advancing sustainable practices. While this undoubtedly brings advantages to our business in terms of securing our source of high-quality tobacco leaf, it also plays a significant role in protecting the environment and enhancing farmer livelihoods.

We invest over £60 million each year in two key areas:

GLOBAL LEAF R&D AND THE SCIENCE OF AGRICULTURE

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