Global Reporting Initiative highlights why human rights is central to sustainability reporting
May 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Stakeholder demands are reaffirming that disclosure on human rights related impacts are central to how companies demonstrate accountability. This is a key conclusion of the new edition of The GRI Perspective, the regular series exploring topical themes in the world of sustainability reporting.
New resource to link the GRI Standards to SEBI’s BRSR disclosure
April 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ - It is now easier than ever before for organizations in India to meet national and international transparency expectations, thanks to a new publication that maps Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting against the requirements of the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
Senior appointment to lead donor engagement at Global Reporting Initiative
April 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A new senior role has been established within GRI, the provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards, to drive forward fundraising and donor engagement.
Jérôme St-Denis has been appointed as Chief Donor Engagement Officer (CDEO), with responsibility for implementing the strategy to strengthen GRI’s grant financing through a diversified development strategy. His role is inclusive of outreach to corporate donors, private foundations and bilateral funders.
GRI and Switzerland's SECO collaborate on capacity building for sustainability reporting
April 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A program to support more business in the African region to engage with sustainability reporting and increase their accountability is underway, thanks to funding from Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
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.
GRI is Driving Accountability for Companies in Coal Sector
How can a sector that is responsible for 30% of global carbon emissions be held to account for its impacts, including ensuring that coal companies meet growing stakeholder demands for transparency in how they align with the low-carbon transition?