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Collaboration on Sustainability Reporting by GRI and ISSB

Global Reporting Initiative and the International Sustainability Standards Board begin work on MOU
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Technical representatives from GRI and the International Sustainability Standards Board begin work on delivering the agreed MOU.

Building Sustainability Skills for a Changing World

Opportunities for scholarships to undertake professional training through the GRI Academy
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Grants are still available to help more reporters access learning through the GRI Professional Certification Program. Individuals from South and Southeast Asia, Africa and Hispanic America can apply for assistance to cover 60% of the fee.

How to Harness Business Innovation for a Better Future

GRI podcast on SDGs reporting explores industry support for tackling inequalities
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How can businesses around the world take action that helps reduce inequalities, while fostering innovation to promotes inclusive and sustainable industrialization?

Tax Reporting Shows That Companies Are Accountable for Their Impacts

New edition of The GRI Perspective explores tax as a sustainability topic
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March 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - What does taxation say about how much companies contribute in the communities and societies where they operate? And why is momentum towards full tax transparency gathering pace, in markets around the world?

GRI and IFRS to Align on Sustainable Standard Setting

MoU to work towards an interconnected approach for sustainability disclosures
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March 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The IFRS Foundation and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have announced today a collaboration agreement under which their respective standard setting boards, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), will seek to coordinate their work programmes and standard-setting activities.

Role of 'Inclusive Employment' in Achieving SDGs

Latest podcast from GRI explores business tactics to achieve decent work for all
Press Release

March 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Employment is almost always seen as a direct consequence of economic growth, but what happens when if it does not translate into more and better jobs, but ‘jobless growth’ instead?

The Sustainable CEO: Leading From the Top

By Ásthildur Hjaltadóttir, Chief Regional Officer, Global Reporting Initiative
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As the dust settles following the recent COP26 climate summit, it is crucial that the global community do not let the momentum subside, and instead press ahead with implementing solutions in support of the net-zero emissions future. Strong and decisive leadership is more important than ever before – not just from governments but also from the private sector.

GRI and CDP to Deliver Enhanced Reporting on Biodiversity

Update of GRI's Biodiversity Standard backed by CDP, TNFD
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December 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The development of a new global standard to enable organizations to increase their accountability on biodiversity impacts is progressing, paving the way for a harmonized approach to disclosure.

Action on Climate Change Needs an Inter-Connected Response

By Tina Nybo Jensen, International Policy Manager, GRI
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With the UN climate change conference – COP26 – continuing this week in Glasgow, it’s obvious that there is consensus among a majority of world leaders and key stakeholders that much more needs to be done, if the ambition of keeping global warming to a 1.5-degree increase is to have any chance of being met. Yet talk, as they say, is cheap. Or, in the words of Greta: too much “blah, blah, blah” and not enough action.

New CEO as Global Reporting Initiative Embraces International Role

Appointment of Eelco van der Enden as new leader
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October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - GRI, the international leader in sustainability standards setting, has announced the appointment of Eelco van der Enden as CEO.

Starting 1 January 2022, Eelco will join GRI from multinational professional services network PwC, where he is Global ESG Platform Leader for Tax, Legal, People & Organisation Services. With a track record in advising on environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, he brings to GRI more than 20 years of experience in financial and sustainability senior management roles.

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