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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MillerCoors Reports 100 Million Gallon Reduction in Water Consumption

It's time to crack open a couple and celebrate: not only did MillerCoors recently release its fourth annual sustainability report, but the beer…
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Why I Love the Sustainability Report Assurance Process

A geeky confession from the sustainability report editor at UPS.
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Video Interview: Mary Capozzi Sr. Director CSR, Best Buy

3p founder Nick Aster sat down with Mary Capozzi to discuss Best Buy's commitment to sustainability, and in particular, a new program that…
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Video Interview: Lura Shopteau, French Meadow Bakery

Lura Shopteau has worked with French Meadow Bakery for some time and catered our GRI evening panel. She was kind enough to sit…
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Executive Pay Transparency May Come to Global Reporting Initiative

The latest iteration of the Global Reporting Initiative includes a surprising requirement for transparency around executive pay - disclosing the ratio of the…
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Video Interview: Debbie Altham, Sustainable Dynamics

Since most companies run ERP software already, it made sense to make collecting GRI compliant data easier and faster by simply building an…
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Video Interview: Mike Wallace, Director GRI’s Focal Point USA

Mike Wallace is the Director of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Focal Point USA, and one of the most outspoken experts in CSR…
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Video Interview: Catherine Gunsbury, Director CSR – General Mills

Catherine Gunsbury is director of CSR at General Mills. I sat down with her to talk a little bit about what CSR means…

5 Sustainability Reporting Issues on CSR Executives’ Minds

One of the main issues that came up at the Responsible Business Summit was sustainability reporting. Even with all the progress we have…
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Rio+20 Update: Brazil, Denmark, France And South Africa Lead Call For Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting may be a big winner of this week’s UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. Paragraph 47 of Rio+20’s…
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New Program to Boost Sustainable Business in Developing Countries Launched at Rio+20

UNGC and GRI join together to launch a new program at Rio+20 to boost sustainable business in developing countries.
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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.