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GRI Newsletter: Updates and Upgrades for Easier Reporting

Newsletter

As the data collection for many report preparers gains momentum, we are happy to announce new and updated GRI Standards and services to support reporters' work. GRI’s improved Disclosure Review Services, and the mapping between the WFE Guidance and Metrics to the GRI Standards are examples of how report preparers can ensure their report better meets stakeholder requirements.

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

Press Release

October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

GRI Podcast October: Going Digital

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There’s an increasing demand for sustainability data from investors, consumers, and governments, to name only a few groups.

Thousands of the world’s largest companies are producing vast amounts of non-financial data and releasing it publicly, but the information disclosed in sustainability reports is not being used effectively - by companies themselves nor by their stakeholders.

Symantec Looks Back on 10 Years of CR Commitment

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We are proud of the progress we have made, and the impact we have had over the last 10 years—even as we continue to embed sustainability practices throughout our company and value chain.

How Companies Can Showcase Leadership in the Face of Climate Change

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Over one year ago the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) developed recommendations that help companies disclose climate-related risks and opportunities in their financial filings and help investors make better-informed decisions.

What New U.S. Data Privacy Laws Mean for Business

by Mary Mazzoni
Article

The frequency and intensity of data breaches are on the rise worldwide. More than 4.5 billion records were compromised in the first half of 2018, a 133 percent increase over last year, according to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index. Numbers like these make consumers understandably wary of sharing their personal information with companies, and they also represent a significant risk for the world’s top firms.

Leading Investor and Environmental Groups Issue Methane Guidelines for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

Methane emissions key material risk and opportunity for oil and gas industry
Press Release

October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As the private sector adopts climate disclosure standards established by the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the oil and gas industry faces increasing pressure from its investors to disclose how it is managing climate risk, including emissions of methane from oil and gas.

Symantec CEO Greg Clark Highlights Progress in 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

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By Greg Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Symantec

Symantec is the world leader in cyber defense, enabling organizations, governments, and consumers to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Our mission is reflected in our fundamental commitment to make the world a better place, working each day to create a secure and sustainable future.

Five Sustainable Strategies Every CEO Should Pursue

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Sustainability is one of the highest priorities on today's CEO agenda. Climate change is dramatically impacting the planet and creating new business risks. So how are companies responding to mitigating environmental damage and ensuring long-term resiliency through increased use of digitization?

With lessons from AEG, Entrade, Walmart and WWF, leaders should consider five key strategies:

Strategy 1: Adopt a One Planet Mentality

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