sustainability reporting

Global Standard for Biodiversity Impacts One Step Closer

Consultation begins on ‘major update’ to GRI Biodiversity Standard
Press Release

A proposed reporting standard that seeks to unlock accountability for the impacts organizations have on the natural world, informing the global response to a deepening biodiversity crisis, has been made available.

Consultation to Set Priorities for GRI Standards Development

Global public comment period underway for the Work Program of Global Sustainability Standards Board

The draft work program of the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), which will guide GRI standard setting activities over the next three years, has been made available for public comment.

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.

New G&A Institute Research Shows Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Public Companies Reached All-Time Highs in 2021

96% of S&P 500® Companies and 81% of Russell 1000® Companies Published ESG Reports; SASB Became Most Used Reporting Standard
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A), a leading consulting firm on corporate sustainability and ESG, today announced the findings of its 2022 Sustainability Reporting in Focus research on companies in the S&P 500® Index and the Russell 1000® Index. This marks the 11th annual report in G&A’s research series tracking the publication of sustainability reports by the largest U.S. publicly-traded companies.

Climate Reporting: Why COP27 Must Focus Beyond Emissions

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

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.

Cority Acquires ESG Performance Software Platform and Consultancy, Reporting 21

Acquisition Furthers Investment in Sustainability & ESG Suite of Solutions and Expands Global Footprint
Press Release

TORONTO, September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Cority, a leading global enterprise Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) software provider, announced today the acquisition of Reporting 21, a leading sustainability-focused SaaS platform and consultancy based in Paris, France.


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