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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GRI and the SDG Compass: Moving Beyond the Report

The Paris Agreement and SDGs integrate the highest aspirations of the world community, defining the path for a world in transformation. Every sector…
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How the Global Reporting Initiative is Moving CSR Forward in Kenya

Sub-Saharan Africa is ready to tackle Integrated Reporting. Some are already integrating sustainability topics within their annual reports. Others are working to define…
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Will This COP Be the Legacy We’ve Been Waiting For?

While observers wait on pins and needles for the final outcome of this year's COP21 climate talks, GRI's Deputy Director takes a moment…
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Addressing the Climate Challenge While Advancing Human Rights

In Paris this week at COP21, policy makers will seek to mitigate the largest impacts of climate change while addressing the needs of…
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From Addis Ababa: Sustainable Development Goals Within Reach

Taking place now in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the third International Conference on Financing Development has received relatively little attention -- despite its importance…
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Food Supply Chains and Data: Starting Sustainability Conversations

The smartest food supply chain conversations today begin with data. Author Andrea Learned recently talked with Good Company sustainability consultants Justin Overdevest and…
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What’s ‘Material’ When It Comes to Sustainability in Business?

Teaming up to help define what exactly is "material" when it comes to sustainability in business, a new research report from GRI and…
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Sustainability Accounting Standards Matter Now: Reflections from ISSP ’14

The 2014 ISSP conference highlighted many standards within the sustainability reporting realm. The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's budding presence suggests it is gaining…
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7 Strategies for Achieving LEED Certification

Achieving LEED certification is a powerful tool for for companies undertaking Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reporting. Use these seven strategies if you…
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Reviewing Fiat’s 2013 Sustainability Report with GRI G4 in Mind

Elaine Cohen takes an up-close look at Fiat Group's 2013 report and how it complies with the Global Reporting Initiative's G4 Guidelines.
Earlier this summer, the Global Reporting Initiative welcomed a new chief executive, Michael Meehan.

Q&A with the New Head of GRI, Michael Meehan

Earlier this summer, the Global Reporting Initiative welcomed a new chief executive. I was privileged to chat with Michael Meehan on the phone…
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Interview: Eric Dominguez, Caesars Entertainment

Eric Dominguez talks about sustainability at Caesars - Energy, Water and Waste as well as engaging their employees to care and take sustainability…
Consumers, organized by the Rainforest Action Network, rally in Calgary in 2008 to highlight the impact on climate change of individual investments in the five major Canadian banks.

The EU and the Future of Non-Financial Reporting

In a historic vote on April 15, the European Parliament adopted the most significant corporate social responsibility measure, anywhere, to date.
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The Top 5 Reasons to Digitally Publish Your Next G4 Report

Companies now face the opportunity to increase the impact of their reporting by going online, but also better target their stakeholders interests by…
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The Leadership Battle Among Sustainability Transparency Organizations

The battle is being played out on the respective turfs of the IIRC, SASB and the GRI, where IIRC and SASB are focused…