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How to Secure Partnerships for Action on the SDGs

GRI and Enel announce three regional engagement events
Press Release

October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - How is COVID-19 impacting on efforts by companies and stakeholders to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? And how can a sustainable and inclusive recovery phase to the pandemic mobilize the partnerships and transparency needed to achieve these Global Goals?

Rising Trust in Sustainability Reporting Around the World

Public opinion poll on social and environmental corporate performance
Press Release

October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Research across 27 markets has found that trust in how companies communicate their sustainability performance has increased to a record 51% this year, with significant variations by country.

The survey from GlobeScan and GRI asked 1,000 people in each location to indicate whether they agree that companies are honest and truthful about their social and environmental performance. The level of trust is the highest since the survey began in 2003, when it was at 30%.

Understanding Health and Safety Impacts of the Pandemic

Training now available on occupational health and safety reporting
Press Release

October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A new course has launched that helps companies to effectively incorporate occupational health and safety (OHS) impacts within their sustainability report – including insights on the OHS implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enabling High-Impact Sectors to Respond to Shared Sustainability Challenges

By Pamela Carpio, Manager – Standards, GRI
Article

When we look back to GRI’s foundation more than 20 years ago, sustainability reporting has come a long way – and is now mainstream practice by many companies around the world. More comparable and comprehensive disclosure has been supported by the development of a global reporting framework, the GRI Standards. Yet at the sector level, in terms of how companies address their joint challenges, reporting can still be inconsistent.

New Sustainability Curriculum Launched by GRI

Certified training for the sustainability profession
Press Release

September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A suite of high-quality and globally applicable training courses for sustainability reporting specialists are available, following the launch of the GRI Professional Certification Program.

The program delivers a professional training route for individuals seeking to use the GRI Standards for best practice reporting on organizational impacts. It can be accessed fully online or combined with learning provided through GRI’s global network of Certified Training Partners.

A Powerful Interim Step Towards a Single, Coherent Global Set of Reporting Standards

Shared vision from GRI, CDP, CDSB, IIRC and SASB
Press Release

September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The five global sustainability, ESG and integrated reporting framework and standard setting organizations have today launched a report outlining the elements necessary for more comprehensive corporate reporting. The shared vision is provided by GRI, CDP, Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).

Accounting for a Sustainable World: Why Quality Disclosure Is Required

By Tim Mohin, Chief Executive of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Article

The unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 have reminded us that we are an interconnected global community.  While this crisis rightly has dominated our attention, we must not lose sight of progress on the broader aims of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement.  Like the pandemic, our response must transcend national boundaries, engage the public and private sectors – and the pace has to quicken.

Responsible Investment Momentum for Colombia

Organizations across Colombian pledge to support sustainable business
Press Release

September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The public and private sectors in Colombia have united in support of responsible investment practices that enable a fair and sustainable economy.

Certified Training for the Sustainability Profession

Increasing access to online learning and courses through GRI
Press Release

August 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Individuals working in sustainability reporting and sustainable development roles have more opportunities for professional development, as GRI’s learning options are increasingly made available virtually.

In response to changed ways of working due to the pandemic, the majority of GRI’s network of Certified Training Partners (CTPs) are now delivering courses remotely. In total there are more than 100 CTPs in almost 50 countries who offer certified training in the GRI Standards, which is tailored to meet the needs of the local audience.

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