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Get Ready for First-Time Sustainability Reporting

by Jen Boynton
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At this week’s 2018 GRI Reporters’ North America Summit, participants geeked out on all the best ways to improve their sustainability reporting with increased materiality, stakeholder engagement and communications.

Do You Want to Improve Your Sustainability reporting?

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In the Center’s 2014 State of Corporate Citizenship Report, 70 percent of executives identified reporting on environmental performance as a top corporate citizenship priority.

Five Lessons from Building an Effective Sustainability Reporting Program at The Mosaic Co.

By Neil Beckingham, Director of Sustainability for The Mosaic Co
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To learn more about how Mosaic is driving business value through sustainability practices, register today for NAEM’s 2015 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference, featuring a presentation by Diana Jagiella, Mosaic’s Vice President of EHS&S.

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To learn more about how Mosaic is driving business value through sustainability practices, register today for NAEM’s 2015 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference, featuring a presentation by Diana Jagiella, Mosaic’s Vice President of EHS&S.

GRI Forms New Governance Structure To Catalyze Sustainability Reporting

​GRI to issue Sustainability Reporting Standards developed and approved by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB).
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Today GRI revealed a new governance structure which will reinforce its commitment to providing robust global standards for sustainability reporting. Building on the success of the GRI Guidelines, which to date have been used by over 5,000 organizations across more than 90 countries, the new governance structure recognizes the importance of standard-setting being a public interest activity. It is designed to further strengthen the independence of GRI’s standard-setting activities, whilst upholding the organization’s unique global multi-stakeholder principle.

GRI and Fundación Once to Develop Disability Reporting Resource Guide

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December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. According to the United Nations, the observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. In order to help advance their integration in the social and economic spheres, GRI, together with Fundación ONCE, the leading organization of the European Network for CSR and Disability (CSR+D), will create a resource guide for reporting on disability related matters.

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December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. According to the United Nations, the observance of the day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. In order to help advance their integration in the social and economic spheres, GRI, together with Fundación ONCE, the leading organization of the European Network for CSR and Disability (CSR+D), will create a resource guide for reporting on disability related matters.

GRI Introduces G4 Exam: The Next Step for Sustainability Practitioners

GRI unveils first-ever professional exam to test knowledge of the G4 Guidelines and the GRI Reporting process.
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GRI unveils first-ever professional exam to test knowledge of the G4 Guidelines and the GRI Reporting process.

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GRI unveils first-ever professional exam to test knowledge of the G4 Guidelines and the GRI Reporting process.

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Computers Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Computers Sector?
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October 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Computers Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 13 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Computers Sector are:

Materiality Reporting Workshops & Support Programs For US Companies, Trade Associations, Supply Chain Partners, Provided by ISOS Group & G&A Institute

With increased focus on "materiality" issues for corporate reporting on sustainability strategies, performance & stakeholders engagement, and the new G4 Guidelines, the GRI Business Transparency Program for the US announced by ISOS Group & G&A Institute
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November 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ISOS Group, a GRI Certified training partner in the U.S. and Governance & Accountability Institute, the exclusive data partner for GRI in the U.S. A. have partnered to conduct the GRI Business Transparency Program in the United States for companies, trade associations, and supply chains associated with particular sectors. This symbolic move to address supply chain measures was launched last week at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in Manhattan.

Sustainability Reporting on the Rise in U.S. but External Assurance Lags

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A report released recently by the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Focal Point USA, “Trends in External Assurance of Sustainability Reports: Spotlight on the USA”, found that while sustainability reporting in the United States continues to grow, corporate reporters in the U.S. are less likely to obtain third party assurance as their global peers. In the United States, 10 percent (26 out of 269 reporters) of GRI framework sustainability reports obtained external assurance in 2011. The international percentage is much higher at 38 percent.

Join BrownFlynn and ISOS Group for GRI-certified training at Saint Louis University!

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March 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Sustainability at Saint Louis University is proud to announce that GRI Training Partners BrownFlynn and ISOS Group will be returning to the Saint Louis University campus to provide certified training in sustainability reporting using the GRI Framework April 18-19, 2013.

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