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GRI November Newsletter: Building Alliances for a More Sustainable World

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November for GRI has been about cooperation, working with companies to kick-off or improve their reporting, and with other frameworks to achieve better alignment. From GRI in the Corporate Reporting Dialogue, to its participation in P4G in Denmark, the emphasis is on alliance and collaboration.

SMEs Reporting in Ghana: Sustainability in Action!

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Sustainability reporting can really help companies of all sizes, and anywhere in the world to improve their own processes and publicly demonstrate their responsible business practices. Through its Competitive Business Program and with with the support of SECO (Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs), GRI helped SMEs in Ghana report for the first time. Participating SMEs and GRI learnt that sustainability reporting can lead to clear business benefits for smaller companies in developing countries, and that digital tools can encourage and facilitate reporting. 

Leading Sustainability Reporting Bodies Launch Two-Year Project for Better Alignment

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GRI, together with other major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers, has announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. 

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GRI, together with other major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers, has announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. 

Strengthening GRI’s Leadership: New Members Join GRI’s Board

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AMSTERDAM, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – GRI is pleased to announce that Ms. Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Mr. Jack Ehnes, and Dr. Jianzhong Lu, will join the GRI Board of Directors for a first 3-year term on 1 January 2019. 

GRI Newsletter: Updates and Upgrades for Easier Reporting

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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.

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.

Join the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board: Help Shape the Future of Sustainability Reporting

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The Independent Appointments Committee has an extraordinary open call for nominations to fill an unexpected vacancy in the Business Enterprise constituency on the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB). Apply before 31 October! 

Global Reporting Initiative Co-launches Impact Management Project

Global network of standard-setting organizations to accelerate widespread adoption of impact measurement and management
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October 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A group of leading global organizations, including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), have joined forces to create the Impact Management Project. This network is an unprecedented effort to develop methods to measure the environmental and social impacts of investment decisions. The goal is to align investment with sustainable business practices in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Measuring Impact: Private Sector Sustainability Data for Achieving the SDGs

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The 17 Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) reflect the ideals of our time and aim to ensure that everyone can fulfill their potential in dignity and equality, while protecting the planet from degradation, and in harmonious, peaceful and just societies.  The commitment of governments has been translated into clear and measurable targets, that get evaluated yearly during the Voluntary National Reviews (VNR).

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