GRI

Global Reporting Initiative & CSR Reporting

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) produces one of the world’s most prevalent standards for sustainability reporting – increasingly required by companies large and small. This page contains stories about the GRI and related reporting.

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CSR Reporting Leaders in the Pacific Northwest

Several of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic companies are leaders in disclosing information related to environmental, social and governance performance. Learn more at…
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The Truth Will Out: Government Regulation

Government regulation regarding CSR reporting is a growing trend. How will this affect voluntary reporting and standard reporting guidelines?
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SAP’s Sustainability Report: “Helping the World Run Better”

SAP is a company that makes its living providing information tools for businesses to better understand their business through quantitative reporting (including sustainability…

CSR Data Tied to Better GRI Scores

A new study by the BrownFlynn team sheds light on the effects of A-level GRI reporting.
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Where Sustainability Reporting is Headed: An E&Y and GreenBiz Survey

While at the GreenBiz12 Forum in New York earlier this week, I got a sneak preview of the findings of the new Ernst &…

The New GM: New Fuels, Less Waste, More Involvement with Detroit

From the development of new urban mobility technologies, waste diversion to a commitment to greener cars, the new GM going forward is a…
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Why it’s Time to Stop Accepting Unaudited CSR reports

We are usually very excited to hear about every CSR report that gets released, as we know this is an indication of another…

Cisco’s New Focus on Conflict Minerals

Cisco is a company that already has a robust CSR program and their focus for 2012 is conflict minerals. This week they released…
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Inconsistent Sustainability Rankings Create Reporting Burden for Companies

Last month KPMG released the results of a survey of corporate social responsibility reporting that found that 95 percent of the Fortune 250…
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Ding Dong! Avon CSR Report Touts Work on Deforestation, Green Building

Avon's CSR report, released earlier this week, touts a bevy of achievements and promises to address issues including deforestation, governance and philanthropy.
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Adidas Employee-Run Blog Engages Key Stakeholders

When you think about it, with all the progress that had been made with stakeholder engagement, we still know very little about the…
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Woolworths: Progress on Ethical, Sustainable Sourcing

Woolworths Limited, Australia’s largest retailer, (once upon a time an American icon too) reports that it is making “continued progress” in reducing emissions…
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GRI’s New Database Makes Sustainability Reports More Valuable

Want to learn more? Consider a GRI-certified course in sustainability reporting. Click here to see upcoming cities! One of the most difficult things…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Occupy Wall Street Movement

We all know that Occupy Wall Street grievances vary from location to location and individual to individual, but it’s safe to say that…
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Chrysler Touts Turnaround, Emissions, Diversity in Sustainability Report

Having endured a painful restructuring, Chrysler Group LLC is on the path towards recovery, and released its first ever sustainability report last week.