The first GRI Sector Standard will focus on oil, gas and coal.
April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI is beginning a new program to help organizations within sectors to better understand, report and collaborate on their shared global sustainability challenges.
GRI is inviting nominations to join an expert working group to produce the first GRI Sector Standard, for oil, gas and coal. Sector Standards will help companies in a specific sector to define their economic, environmental and social impacts, enabling improved transparency and accountability on the sustainable development issues that matter most.
GRI challenges governments and companies to work closer together on SDG reporting.
April 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Global Reporting Initiative chairman Eric Hespenheide has called for greater cooperation between businesses and governments to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Following the Board of Directors holding their bi-annual meeting in India, GRI today (3 April) partnered with the Bombay Stock Exchange to hold a special dialogue event in Mumbai entitled ‘Business Innovation and Leadership for Sustainable Development Goals’.
Small changes can go a long way, as the largest non-banking financial institution in Bangladesh, IDLC, has seen through its community outreach projects. Giving back to the community has by now become anchored in the values not only for staff, but also for the users of IDLC’s services.
As part of MilliporeSigma’s commitment to reduce its environmental impact, the company has launched a new SMASH Packaging Plan — a four-year approach to drive improvement in the sustainability of its packaging. Through this initiative, MilliporeSigma is setting new standards and goals to shrink, secure, switch and save packaging while still meeting the required performance requirements and transit safety regulations.
These four goals are organized under three categories and include specific targets for 2022. MilliporeSigma will transparently report progress toward these targets.
Company Continues to Further Diversify Clean Energy Portfolio Through ‘All of the Above’ Approach
RACINE, Wis., April 1, 2019 /3BL Media/– SC Johnson today is announcing its intention to use geothermal energy to power its Racine headquarters, a move that will greatly reduce the company’s environmental footprint and positions the company as a leader in the private sector in the transition to cleaner, renewable energy sources.
DALLAS, March 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) is honored to receive a second consecutive Climate Leadership Award from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Held in Baltimore, MD, The Climate Leadership Awards brought together forward-thinking leaders from business, government, academia, and the non-profit community to address climate change.
Faced with a growing global population and strains on depleted natural resources, US food producer General Mills plans to equip its supply chain farmers with the knowledge and tools to move from practices that mitigate environmental degradation to regenerative approaches.
March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - More than 500 businesses in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are being supported to report on their sustainability impacts following the launch of new guidance.
GRI has provided technical input to guides produced by the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), which they will share with all their listed companies, providing recommendations on best practice for sustainability reporting.