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Welcoming GRI’s New Governance Body Members for 2018

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After a busy nomination period, we are happy to announce the people who have been appointed to GRI’s governance bodies starting 1 January 2018. ​

GRI Reporters’ Summit North America: Learn, Master, Lead

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Sustainability professionals encounter many challenges on their reporting journey. How do you get started? What guidance should you follow, what are your material topics and how can you best engage your stakeholders? And how do you take bold steps to lead emerging trends in reporting and transparency?

Case Study: Reporting as a Means to an End – Sustainable Development

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We talked to Mark Harper, Sustainable Development Manager at Swire Pacific, about the challenges and benefits a conglomerate faces with their reporting process.​

Benchmarking Reporting: GRI’s New Service Reveals Trends and Opportunities

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There is a lot to consider when you are preparing for your next reporting cycle: you might be structuring your stakeholder engagement process, looking at your materiality assessment and engaging people throughout the organization. It’s also valuable to understand how your reporting compares to what your peers are doing in your industry, country and region.​

Allstate Enhances Sustainability Reporting

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) released an enhanced annual Sustainability Report to highlight its progress in fulfilling its role in society. This is the 15th consecutive annual report on the company’s philosophy and results on responsible business practices and social impact.

Eric Hespenheide Appointed to Chair GRI Board of Directors

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AMSTERDAM, November 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Eric Hespenheide has been appointed as the Chairman of the GRI Board of Directors, effective 1 January 2018. 

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. ​

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