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Sharper Focus on Sustainability in Sectors

Public comment open for two draft GRI Sector Standards – covering agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and coal
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May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A consultation has launched to gather feedback on two proposed new Standards under GRI’s Sector Program, which will increase transparency within sectors by focusing attention on the sustainability issues that matter most.

Adding to the Oil and Gas Sector Standard, which is currently being finalized, the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has announced exposure drafts for:

One-Stop-Shop for 2021 Reporting Needs

New and improved GRI services to help companies deliver better sustainability reports
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GRI is continuing to evolve the support services available to help organizations deliver sustainability reports that effectively communicate their impacts on the economy, the environment and society.

All of GRI’s services are available remotely and online, with the focus on using the GRI Standards effectively to produce high quality reporting that meets the information needs of stakeholders.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Textiles at Gildan

Gildan explains their second step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: The Making of a T-shirt

Gildan’s mini-series showcases the steps behind the making of their classic t-shirts
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Today, t-shirts have become one of the most popular wardrobe essentials, but behind the simple tee are complex global supply chains responsible for manufacturing them, and they can often be difficult to understand.

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

Shared vision from GRI, CDP, CDSB, IIRC and SASB
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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).

Taking Responsibility by Managing Impacts

New Management Approach Disclosures Service launched
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May 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Management approach disclosures are an essential aspect of sustainability reporting, providing the context for stakeholders to understand how a company manages their impacts on the economy, the environment, and society. The Management Approach Disclosures Service helps organizations present these disclosures clearly and accurately, giving a platform for the most accessible and transparent reporting.

Gildan Reaches Leadership Level in CDP's 2019 Scores for Corporate Transparency and Action on Climate Change

Press Release

MONTREAL, January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to have been included in the leadership band in CDP’s 2019 scores for corporate transparency and action on climate change. Companies scoring within the leadership band are recognized for their transparent and comprehensive disclosure of climate data, thorough awareness of climate risks, demonstration of strong governance and management of climate risks and demonstration of market-leading practices.

First Global Standard for Tax Transparency

No hiding place: companies need to demonstrate they pay their fair share
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The launch of a new tax reporting standard that seeks to ensure multinationals are much clearer about how much – and where – they pay their taxes has received widespread international support.

The GRI Tax Standard is the first global standard for comprehensive tax disclosure at the country-by-country level. It supports public reporting of a company’s business activities and payments within tax jurisdictions, as well as their approach to tax strategy and governance.

Want to Boost Sustainability Reporting? Hire More Women

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Women can be a force for change, for example, by helping drive more and better sustainability reporting. We explore some areas in which women are already making a difference. ​

​During International Women’s Day 2017, UN Secretary General António Guterres pointed out that “Sustainable Development Goal 5 calls specifically for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, and this is central to the achievement of all the 17 SDGs.”

Why Materiality Matters More Than Ever in Sustainability Reporting

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Stakeholders and third-party reporting institutions now demand higher levels of detail and transparency from our organizations. Consequently, corporate sustainability disclosure and reporting has become more mainstream and ingrained within business operations, as well as more complex and time-intensive.

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