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GRI GOLD Community: The Power of Collaboration

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GRI receives vital support from its GOLD Community members. By working together, we have the chance to reach our common goal – a more sustainable, secure, and stable economy and world. The GRI GOLD Community offers organizations around the world the unique opportunity to join a collaborative, global multi-stakeholder network to do exactly this. Watch this video to find out why more companies and other organizations should join this group, at the heart of the GRI global network.

Nestlé Reports on Its 2020 Commitments

Announcing the 2017 Creating Shared Value report
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In 2017, Nestlé launched more than 1000 new, nutritious products and contributed to over 41,000 job and traineeship opportunities through its Nestlé Needs YOUth initiative. Furthermore, the company has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by over 30% in the last 10 years.

The 2017 Nestlé in society – Creating Shared Value report details the company’s progress on key commitments.

Transparency as a Tool to End Modern Slavery

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Close to 46 million people around the world were victims of modern slavery in 2016 alone. Business participation in solving the issue is crucial.

Panalpina Publishes Second Integrated Management Report

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The Panalpina Integrated Management Report 2017 gives an overview of the company’s strategy and business model, the performance of its regions and products, and its approach to sustainability management. For the second year, the report integrates the discussion of Panalpina’s business performance and sustainability.

How Businesses Can Do More to Promote Human Rights: Interview With Caroline Rees

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I have always believed that business has the power to help us solve society’s most pressing challenges. That’s why I worked in corporate responsibility functions in the private sector for more than 20 years. It’s also the reason I became the Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), developer of the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting. 

How to Address Gender Equality Through Reporting?

Use these GRI Standards to get started
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The United Nations Sustainbale Development Goal number 5 aims to eradicate gender inequality by 2030. If the world is to achieve this, it is essential to eliminate the root causes of discrimination that can impede the advancement of women. Companies, whether large or small, are key actors in the struggle for gender equality. In their role as job creators, they can promote equal opportunities when it comes to issues like salary and parental leave. And, by disclosing their impacts, they can help make the good fight more transparent.

Better Supply Chain Management Through SME Reporting

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Through the Competitive Business Program, GRI is working in the developing world to stimulate more transparency on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are impacting our global society and world. In this video GRI Chief Executive Tim Mohin talks about why large enterprises should join the program in the target countries (Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, South Africa and Vietnam) and motivate their SMEs suppliers to begin reporting on their sustainability impacts.

GRI Standards Report Registration System Now Available

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The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) and the GRI Standards Division are pleased to announce the launch of the GRI Standards Report Registration System.

New GRI Service to Improve CSR Report Quality

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GRI’s new Disclosure Review Service provides companies with feedback to help improve the quality of sustainability reports – both now and for future reporting cycles. 

GRI Standards Now Available in Simplified Chinese

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Hundreds of GRI reporters are now working in Chinese-speaking regions, and their numbers continue to grow. To support their work, GRI is launching its Simplified Chinese Translation of the GRI Standards, in time for the next reporting cycle.​

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