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French Translation of the GRI Standards Now Available

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More than 260 French-speaking organizations use the GRI framework to produce sustainability reports that clearly show their economic, social and environmental impacts.

How Barclays is Helping to Create the Jobs of Tomorrow

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Barclays partnership with Unreasonable Impact has created more than 5,000 new jobs to date.

The challenge: The global labour market is undergoing major structural changes with far-reaching implications for future workforces.

Our ambition: We aim to address unemployment by focusing on three key areas - upskilling, training and creating employment.

Read about our access to employment progress in our ESG Report http://bit.ly/2EX5WTX

How Barclays Is Increasing Access to Financial Services to Boost Societal Progress

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In 2017 over 4.8m people took action to protect themselves from online fraud as a result of our Digital Safety campaign.

The challenge: Inclusive financial systems are key to achieving economic and societal progress.

Our ambition: We are keen to play a leading role in increasing access to financial services. We are doing this in two ways: through the creation of targeted and accessible products and services, and by enhancing financial and digital skills.

Barclays Promotes Access to Green Finance

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In 2017 Barclays was the first bank to issue a green bond using UK assets.

The challenge: Access to financing is necessary to fund crucial social and environmental infrastructure, whilst giving us opportunities in growing markets.

Barclays Promotes Access to Financial and Digital Empowerment

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In 2017 over 97,000 people engaged with our 14 Eagle Labs across the UK, helping local businesses to start-up and grow.

The challenge: Inclusive financial systems are key to achieving economic and societal progress.

Our ambition: We are keen to play a leading role in increasing access to financial services. We are doing this in two ways: through the creation of targeted and accessible products and services, and by enhancing financial and digital skills.

Review of GRI's Waste Disclosures - Get Involved!

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GRI and the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) are excited to announce the review of their waste disclosures in the GRI 306 Effluents and Waste reporting standard.

BAT CEO Nicandro Durante On Transforming Tobacco and Creating a Sustainable Business for the Long Term

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I’ve been working at BAT for more than 30 years and have never been more excited about the future. Changing consumer demands and a greater awareness of how innovative new technology can contribute to harm reduction have combined to herald a new era for the industry. We want to lead and help shape this future – we call this Transforming Tobacco.

GRI GOLD Community: The Power of Collaboration

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GRI receives vital support from its GOLD Community members. By working together, we have the chance to reach our common goal – a more sustainable, secure, and stable economy and world. The GRI GOLD Community offers organizations around the world the unique opportunity to join a collaborative, global multi-stakeholder network to do exactly this. Watch this video to find out why more companies and other organizations should join this group, at the heart of the GRI global network.

Transparency as a Tool to End Modern Slavery

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Close to 46 million people around the world were victims of modern slavery in 2016 alone. Business participation in solving the issue is crucial.

3BL Media Webcast Series | Trends in CR and Sustainability Reporting

Wednesday, April 4 at 12:30pm ET
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Join 3BL Media, ESG reporting strategist Tim Woodall and CEO of North America’s leading provider of sustainability management services Nancy Mancilla as they share their observations on how corporate reporters are gearing up for 2018 and beyond. Webcast begins at 12:30pm ET on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. 

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