sustainability reporting

Growing Role for the Private Sector in the 2030 Agenda

How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?
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On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.

Why Multilevel Collaboration is Key for Developmental Change: An Interview With Anders Gerdin

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Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires coordinated action by local civil society, the business community and international donor organizations. We talk to Anders Gerdin, to understand the perspective of the development agencies and policymakers involved in this effort.

UPS Celebrates 15 Years of Commitment to Transparency

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UPS is one of the world’s leading providers of specialized package delivery and supply chain services. The US-based global logistics company employs over 434,000 people, and offers services in more than 220 countries and territories. UPS is committed to pioneering more sustainable solutions in every aspect of its business.

GRI's Chief Executive Tim Mohin: "Sustainability Reporting Needs to Evolve"

by Tim Mohin
Blog

Originally published in HuffPost

After two decades working as a CSR professional and just three months leading GRI, I’m more convinced than ever that transparency is a powerful force for change. But I’m also just as convinced that we are still far from end goal: sustainable development. We must evolve sustainability reporting in order to get from here to there.

How Can We Get the ‘Buy-In’ Required from Investors to Make the SDGs Work?

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published by ESG Magazine

In September 2015, all 193 Member States of the United Nations set a very ambitious and necessary agenda for achieving a better future for us all by adopting a set of 17 global goals: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs aim to end poverty and hunger, fight inequalities and injustice, and protect our planet.

And, if we want to realize these goals, it’s essential that we get “buy in” from investors around the world.

Higher Quality Disclosures Directly Linked to GRI Reporting Framework

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Companies that follow GRI’s sustainability reporting framework provide higher quality disclosures than those that don’t, according to a recent study by US-based consulting firm, the Governance and Accountability Institute Inc. High quality data leads to better decision making by the company, investors and other stakeholders, which can help drive both the bottom line and sustainable development. 

GRI & IIRC on the Role of the SDGs in Reporting

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Ethical Corporation has just published a new briefing that delves into the role of the SDGs in sustainability reporting & communications - you can access the report here.

There’s 9 pages of expert response and analysis to provide comprehensive insight into the Goals, including:

Next-Generation Blueprints for Reporting, Accounting, Data & New Business Models Unveiled at 4th International Reporting 3.0 Conference  

Press Release

The conference hall at KPMG Headquarters in Amsterdam buzzed with excitement at the 4th International Reporting 3.0 Conference, where “positive maverick” experts gathered to outline an ambitious agenda for triggering the emergence of a regenerative and distributive global economy through reporting, accounting, data, and new business models.

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