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New Publication From GRI: Incentivizing Sustainability Reporting by SMEs Through Policy

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According to the World Bank Group, close to 95% of all businesses worldwide can be classified as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). That is some 400 million companies, that form the backbone of the global economy. As such, they have an important part in the global economy and play a crucial role in a more sustainable world. 

GRI's 6 Steps to Produce a Sustainability Report Materiality Assessment

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As a standard setter in sustainability reporting, GRI has a responsibility to engage in sustainability reporting and exemplify best practice in doing so. But, as a small non-profit organization, it faces constraints and challenges when reporting on its impacts. As part of our effort towards transparency, we’ll be sharing the process that we underwent when writing our sustainability report, the problems that we found along the way, and the solutions that we found. And it all begins with the materiality assessment. ​

VIDEO | A Chapter Closed for Schneider Electric’s 2015-2017 Planet & Society Barometer

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Every three years, Schneider Electric defines a new indicator to measure its sustainability achievements that form part of the Group’s non-financial results. The sustainability indicators are presented together with the Group’s financial information: by the CEO at the annual and half-year results, and by the CFO at the first and third quarter results. This integrated communication demonstrates Schneider Electric commitment to making sustainability part of the company’s long-term strategy.

Come Take a Look via Dell’s Supply Chain Virtual Reality Customer Tours

by Jennifer Allison, Vice President, Supply Chain Sustainability
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Championing Transparency – Leadership That Everyone Can See

Transparency is an increasing and transformational trend, with vehicles such as social media and virtual reality now providing unprecedented abilities and responsibilities in sharing thoughts and experiences with others.

On the Journey to Adopt GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

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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. 

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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.

Award-winning News for Domtar’s 2017 Sustainability Report

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FORT MILL, S.C., May 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Award-winning news for Domtar, a leading global provider of pulp, paper and personal care products. The company is pleased to announce its 2017 Sustainability Report, “Working Smart for the Long Term,” has been named the winner in two categories of the Corporate Register Reporting Awards 2018  program (CRAA’18).  More than 121 entries submitted by 61 organizations across 6 continents were judged and Domtar won in the categories of Creativity in Communication and Openness & Honesty.

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Peter Paul van de Wijs Joins GRI as Chief Communications Officer

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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.

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