Sustainability reporting can support companies’ contribution to poverty alleviation. So how can we maximize its impact to help reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of no poverty by 2030? A new paper by GRI outlines recommendations and specific disclosures that companies can apply.
GRI strongly supports the work of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The TCFD recommendations take an important step towards integrating sustainability information into financial disclosures. Investors and other stakeholders will be better informed by the TCFD disclosures on climate-related financial risks and opportunities.
Sustainability reporting and assurance is near and dear to my heart. I not only completed my doctoral research on the topic many years ago, but I have also worked on well over 100 different Sustainability reporting and assurance engagements with companies in many sectors, from oil and gas and electricity to telecommunications and retail, and almost everything in between. Some of the reports were groundbreaking and fantastic, while others… well, not so much.
We are at a key moment in the evolution of sustainability; transparency is fast becoming the new paradigm for conducting business. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, and the active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving these goals.
In the light of International Women's Day, it is once again time to examine how gender equality has evolved in the past year. As a means to fight gender inequality and narrow the persistent gap, GRI helps businesses understand their impacts and take action to empower women in the workplace.
LONDON and NEW YORK, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The latest revision of the AccountAbility Principles, the AA1000AP (2017) has been opened for public consultation via a globally accessible web platform today. The AA1000 series are widely applied for integrating and embedding sustainability and accountability into the governance and performance of organisations.
Two-Day Training Course Provides Comprehensive Foundation in GRI/G4 Reporting Framework
November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) announced it is offering a training course providing a comprehensive foundation in the GRI/G4 reporting framework and reporting process. The course titled, "GRI/G4 Reporting: Certified Sustainability Reporting Training" takes place on February 8-9, 2017 in New Orleans at the JW Marriott New Orleans. BCCCC is a certified Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) training partner.