Practical guide shares experiences of using both sets of standards together
April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Joint research from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) explores the experiences of companies that use the two sets of standards together to fulfil their reporting needs.
Survey on updating GRI Topic Standards to improve human rights reporting
March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A survey has launched to seek views on the priority human rights issues that could be included in future in revised or new GRI Standards.
The Universal Standards – which apply to all organizations using the Standards – are being updated by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB). The new version, to launch later this year, will increase requirements for human rights and due diligence reporting, aligning with UN Guiding Principles and OECD Guidelines.
Launch of new GRI guide on using policy to enable transparency
March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With rising policy measures across global markets in support of responsible business conduct, GRI has launched a new publication to set out how policymakers can use the power of transparency to affect positive change.
GRI sees clear alignment with EU’s sustainability standard setting efforts – and is ready to assist
March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Recommendations for the creation of European sustainability reporting standards would require large companies in the EU to disclose their external impacts in a way that meets the needs of multiple stakeholders while building on the standard setting of global bodies, such as GRI.
IFRS proposals on corporate sustainability are a step in right direction
An update on the IFRS sustainability standards consultation process offers encouraging signs that their changes can strengthen financial reporting by companies, which alongside sustainability reporting with both on an equal footing, would improve transparency on sustainability risks and opportunities – according to GRI.
Course on Waste Standard is latest addition to GRI Academy
Sustainability and waste management professionals have a new opportunity to deepen their understanding of waste reporting, following the launch of a training course on how to get the most out of the GRI Waste Standard.
Enabling Companies to Connect the GRI Standards and B Impact Assessment
February 26, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Two of the leading global enablers for environmental, social and governance impact management and disclosure have joined forces to help organizations get more out of their reporting and assessment tools. This collaboration allows companies to optimize their contribution to a more sustainable future.
By Camila Corradi Bracco, Senior Coordinator – Content Development & Program Delivery, GRI
Since the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2016, the role of the private sector in fulfilling the 2030 Agenda has been widely acknowledged, as set out under SDG 12. Yet to assess how companies are actually contributing towards these Global Goals, we need greater transparency on their impacts.
GRI backs EU consultation on sustainable corporate governance
February 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Proposals by the European Commission that would introduce new due diligence requirements for companies on their human rights and environmental impacts have been strongly supported by GRI.