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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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…
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Why the Google Bus Protests are a Corporate Sustainability Issue

Increasing rent prices in San Francisco caused by an explosion of Silicon Valley wealth are a material issue that needs to be addressed…
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Top Ten Sustainability Reports of 2013

It wouldn't be the beginning of the year without a flurry of year-end posts, among them my pick for the Top Ten Sustainability…
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The Mystery of the 50 Angolan Sustainability Reports

The KPMG survey, 50 percent of the top 100 companies in Angola are noted as reporting on CSR.
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Four Sustainability Reporting Highlights of 2013

2013 marks an increased trend toward mandatory sustainability reporting. Here's why.
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Why Caesars Entertainment’s Sustainability Report is Groundbreaking

Caesars Entertainment published a Global Reporting Initiative G4 Core report - the first one in the U.S.
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Six Tips to Increase Readership of your CSR Report

There probably aren't as many people reading your CSR report as you wish. These tips will help you increase those numbers.