Global Reporting Initiative

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. If you’d like to learn more about sustainability reporting, please consider taking a course. Here’s a list of upcoming trainings.

Business Case for Sustainability Reporting in India

While sustainability reporting remains a tool for companies to communicate their performance to stakeholders, the process itself calls for internalizing sustainability controls -…

Amazon, Apple Ignoring SEC Climate Change Risk Disclosure Rules

Apple and Amazon are among SEC filers that ignore a 3 ½ year old rule requiring them to inform their investors about risk…

31 Tips for Writing a GRI G4 Report

Here, in a convenient, one post format, is a recap of all the 31 tips in this "G4 on Twitter" month.

How to Address Economic & Environmental Problems in One Shot

Public and private sector policies and actions centered firmly on climate change mitigation and adaptation offer us the ways and means to address…

Key Changes in Global Reporting Initiative’s G4

The latest iteration of the Global Reporting Initiative includes some major changes.

IIRC Scores 100th Business for Integrated Reporting Pilot

Last week Deutsche Börse Group became the 100th organization, and first stock exchange, to participate in the IIRC's integrated reporting pilot program.

How to Write a Great Corporate Social Responsibility Report

CSR Tips: 5 Things You MUST Know to write a great Corporate Social Responsibility Report report.

Sustainability Reporting: What Does “Good” Look Like?

Sustainability reporting is becoming commonplace for businesses that want to communicate with and engage their stakeholders. However, amidst the deluge of information available,…

Why We Encourage More Companies to Report Their Sustainability Performance

CSRHub recently moderated a webinar with Trucost to encourage more companies to start reporting their sustainability performance.

GRI Interview: Bruno Sarda, Dell

Bruno Sarda is the Director of Global Sustainability Operations at Dell and is responsible for the operational strategy of Dell’s global sustainability efforts.

Interview: Tara O’Shea, Code REDD

At this year's Global Reporting Initiative conference, I talked to Tara O'Shea from Code REDD about how sustainability reporting can benefit forest preservation…

Interview: Paul Simpson, CDP

CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, provides the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental…

Interview: Mike Wallace, GRI Focal Point USA

At this year’s Global Reporting Initiative conference, I sat down with Mike Walace, GRI’s Focal Point USA director to talk about why stock…

Interview: Sandy Frucher, Vice Chairman, NASDAQ

Why would a stock exchange care about sustainability reporting? NASDAQ has encouraged its members to disclose non-financial performance via GRI reports for years…

Interview: Carnival Corporation Sustainability Team on CSR Reporting

I had the opportunity to talk to James Van Langen and Elaine Heldewier about the history of CSR reporting at Carnival Corporation -…