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GRI Raising Human Rights and Sustainability Issues in Africa

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With support from the UK government, GRI is advancing the state of reporting to promote responsible business practices across different countries in Africa. Raising awareness and helping organizations report on social, economic and environmental issues is a vital component of this program. UK's Department for International Development also backs GRI’s regular work on updating and evolving its standards to reflect new emerging topics and best practices on sustainability reporting.

Whirlpool Corporation Increases Sustainability Efforts in India

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One megawatt. That’s the equivalent of the average yearly electricity consumption of 9,733 homes in India. That’s also the size of Whirlpool India’s newest solar array installation at its Pune, Maharashtra plant, helping to offset the plant’s electricity needs by more than 15 percent.

Case Study: Improving Workplace Conditions a Vital Component of Social Responsibility

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Humantech Inc. specializes in industrial engineering, bio-mechanics and occupational ergonomics, and helps Fortune 1000 companies identify and quantify injury risk in the workplace. We spoke with their President, James Good, who told us that sustainability is a core concept that drives Humantech’s business. ​

Reporting on the SDGs: Measuring Today’s Contributions and Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders

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GRI is strengthening the contribution of the private sector to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by helping make reporting on them more comparable, encouraging private sector engagement and supporting collaboration between business and academia to prepare the next generation of sustainability leaders. ​

GRI November Podcast Out

Curbing Carbon Emissions
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With the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 taking place in Germany early November, in this month’s show we’ll hear about the innovative ways Munich Airport is working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. We also have a report from our Regional Hub China, which is busy preparing for several Networking Events in the area later this month. Not to forget, the show kicks off with the latest sustainability news.

Case Study: Sustainability Reporting Creates a Virtuous Circle

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The French-based e-payment services company Wordline started sustainability reporting in 2014, using the GRI G4 Guidelines, and is now one of the pioneers to publish a GRI Standards report. We talked to Sébastien Mandron, Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Worldline, about how sustainability reporting helps the company enhance trust with its stakeholders. ​

Video: GRI Standards One Year On

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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) released the first global standards for sustainability reporting a year ago. In this video, GRI Chief of Standards Bastian Buck speaks about the uptake of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, one year after their release.

Case Study: Sustainability Reporting Driving All-Round Improvement

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Codelco, a state-owned mining company pioneered sustainability reporting in Chile, and has been a GRI reporter since 1999. Paul Maidstone, Corporate Director, Environmental Compliance at Codelco, talked to us about the foundational role reporting has had in driving Codelco’s sustainability journey.​ 

Learn, Evolve and Lead with the GRI Reporters’ Summit and GreenBiz 18

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The learning and networking symposium for sustainability professionals is back –join us in Arizona!

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