Opportunities for scholarships to undertake professional training through the GRI Academy
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.
New edition of The GRI Perspective explores tax as a sustainability topic
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?
Latest podcast from GRI explores business tactics to achieve decent work for all
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?
By Ásthildur Hjaltadóttir, Chief Regional Officer, Global Reporting Initiative
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.
Update of GRI's Biodiversity Standard backed by CDP, TNFD
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.
By Tina Nybo Jensen, International Policy Manager, GRI
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.
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.