16 businesses sign up to GRI forum on reporting for the SDGs
A new program to enhance corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by making it more relevant to stakeholders, is now underway – bringing together senior representatives from international companies.
Interview with GRI’s Chief of Standards and Chief Development Officer
Earth Day is an opportunity to put the spotlight on the pressing needs of our planet, in the face of ever growing impacts by humanity, and galvanize action to change practices and behavior. The corporate contribution to these impacts – by businesses and other organizations around the world – is significant. Therefore the role of companies, in participating in solutions that safeguard the natural environment, are also crucial.
New study shares over 30 case studies with Peruvian MSMEs
Recognizing the crucial role of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in contributing to a more sustainable economy, GRI has launched a new publication that shares experiences from Peruvian companies.
Practical guide shares experiences of using both sets of standards together
April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Joint research from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) explores the experiences of companies that use the two sets of standards together to fulfil their reporting needs.
Survey on updating GRI Topic Standards to improve human rights reporting
March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A survey has launched to seek views on the priority human rights issues that could be included in future in revised or new GRI Standards.
The Universal Standards – which apply to all organizations using the Standards – are being updated by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB). The new version, to launch later this year, will increase requirements for human rights and due diligence reporting, aligning with UN Guiding Principles and OECD Guidelines.
Launch of new GRI guide on using policy to enable transparency
March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With rising policy measures across global markets in support of responsible business conduct, GRI has launched a new publication to set out how policymakers can use the power of transparency to affect positive change.
GRI sees clear alignment with EU’s sustainability standard setting efforts – and is ready to assist
March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Recommendations for the creation of European sustainability reporting standards would require large companies in the EU to disclose their external impacts in a way that meets the needs of multiple stakeholders while building on the standard setting of global bodies, such as GRI.
IFRS proposals on corporate sustainability are a step in right direction
An update on the IFRS sustainability standards consultation process offers encouraging signs that their changes can strengthen financial reporting by companies, which alongside sustainability reporting with both on an equal footing, would improve transparency on sustainability risks and opportunities – according to GRI.
Course on Waste Standard is latest addition to GRI Academy
Sustainability and waste management professionals have a new opportunity to deepen their understanding of waste reporting, following the launch of a training course on how to get the most out of the GRI Waste Standard.