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.


Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines Revealed

The first confirmed whispers of G4 content have been released by GRI.
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5 Necessary Steps to Better Integrated Reporting AND a More Sustainable Company

SAP's Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf outlines the 5 steps behind an effective integrated report.

GRI’s Alignment with the Integrated Reporting Standard

In the lead up to GRIs Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability & Transparency May 22-24, 2013, Nancy Mancilla takes a closer look at…

Rolling Out the New GRI Framework: G4 Sector Supplements

The third part in a series leading up to GRI's Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability & Transparency May 22-24, 2013.
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Shell 2012 Sustainability Report Promises Trust & Action on Environment

This week, Royal Dutch Shell released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the environment and social issues around the world.
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Could the GRI G4 Guidelines Become Too Burdensome For Business?

Next month, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will host its global conference in Amsterdam, a three-day event that will round up the top…
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Social Footprint, the Other Business Impact

The challenges of identifying an organization’s “social footprint” are many, but businesses cannot ignore the effects their operations have on people.

How the GRI Framework Improves Supply Chain Efficiencies

Supply chain activity has come to the forefront of decision making across all types of organizations. Socio-economic conditions, civil unrest and climate change…
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Integrated Reporting: It’s Not Just for Companies Anymore

More organizations, not just companies, are embracing integrated reporting, which is a plus for sustainability and transparency.
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The Top 10 CSR and Sustainability Reports of 2012

Information, not platitudes and pictures, reign in the best of the best: the top 10 CSR reports of 2012.
Investors on Wall St. are beginning to see a correlation between sustainability and financial performance.

Record Number of U.S. Companies Issuing Sustainability Reports

2011 was the first year ever that a majority of companies in the S&P 500 publicly disclosed their sustainability performance, according to new…
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Why Metrics Matter in Business Sustainability

Can sustainability metrics help steer business on a sustainable source? Much work needs to be done for the planet to remain viable for…

CSR, Philanthropy, Assurance and Other Insights From NY COMMIT! Forum

Here are three interesting insights I’ve taken away from the NY COMMIT! Forum, including thoughts by Robert F. Kennedy on short vs. long…
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Microsoft Citizenship: Community Work on a Global Scale

Microsoft's most recent corporate social responsibility report highlights its citizenship efforts on the environment, human rights and community work.

Interview: Ernst Ligteringen, Chief Executive, GRI

The leader of the Global Reporting Initiative chats about the latest iteration of the guidelines and what it means for companies.