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GRI Reporting Companies Well Prepared for New European Standards

Interoperability between ESRS and GRI Standards good news for reporters
Press Release

November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - GRI has hailed the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) as an important step towards implementing the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and holding companies operating in the EU market accountable for their impacts.

Beginning of the End for Greenwashing?

GRI: Mandatory assurance of sustainability data is ‘only a matter of time’
Press Release

November 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The drive towards a comprehensive global system for sustainability reporting, which evenly addresses both impact and financial disclosure, will be a major instigator for mandatory auditing of sustainability information.

Climate Reporting: Why COP27 Must Focus Beyond Emissions

By Margherita Barbieri (Topic Standards Manager) and Noora Puro (Sector Standards Manager), Global Reporting Initiative
Article

In the heat of Sharm El Sheikh, discussions started on 6 November that will determine how, over the next years, we address the defining challenge of our time: climate change. The latest United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) brings together political and business leaders, activists, civil society groups, international organizations and others, to set commitments that can quicken the action and adaptation needed to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Grasping Sustainability Opportunities for Asia

Global Reporting Initiative to bring together ESG experts and thought leaders
Press Release

November 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A global gathering of business leaders, sustainability experts and reporting practitioners takes place next month, to focus on how Asia can unlock its sustainability potential.

Four-in-Five Big Companies Report With GRI Standards

‘Encouraging’ findings for corporate transparency in KPMG survey
Press Release

November 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A major stocktake on the state of sustainability reporting around the world has revealed that GRI provides the ‘first and foremost’ global standards, used by more large companies than ever before.

Accountability on Human Rights: GRI Labor Standards up for Review

Global Sustainability Standards Board seeks multi-stakeholder representatives for Advisory Group
Press Release

Human rights reporting will be further integrated in the GRI Standards, following the launch of a project to update labor Topic Standards – including the creation of new disclosures or standards.

25 Years of Empowering Sustainable Decisions

Global Reporting Initiative celebrates quarter-of-a-century milestone
Press Release

September 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - This month is a landmark moment in the history of GRI – provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards – as the organization reaches its 25 year anniversary.

Beyond Compliance Lies Trust

Business Leaders Gather to Explore Links Between Reporting and True Impact
Article

Reporting should be more than just ticking boxes. It’s about making a difference – for your business and our world. It is about creating sustainable outcomes that drive value, fuel growth and strengthen our environment and societies.

The question is, how do we as companies ensure that reporting does not become just a cursory exercise to satisfy shareholders and investors, but maintains focus on sustainable impact for our people and the communities in which we operate?

Said Tiekie Barnard, Founder and CEO of SVAI:

Business Can Drive SDGs Collaboration

Latest GRI podcasts address collective action for a sustainable future
Article

What is the role of multi-stakeholder partnerships in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Top experts from the field of corporate sustainability get beneath the surface of this issue, in the final two installments of SDGs: The Rising Tide.

Food Security - Access for All Is a Human Right

By Margarita Lysenkova, Manager – Sector Program, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Article

Ores mined in war zones have long been subject to heightened attention when it comes to sustainability and reputational risks. Yet in 2022, it is the production and sourcing of ‘soft’ commodities, like wheat, that are increasingly under scrutiny.

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