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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Tips for Successfully Working With Metrics and Reporting

By: David Jaber Many CSR professionals struggle with setting benchmarks, measuring progress toward goals and evaluating past performance. But it doesn’t have to…
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GRI and CDP Increase Their Services

Environmental Leader recently held a webinar, The Business Case for Sustainability Disclosure with speakers from the Carbon Development Project’s (CDP) development manager Patrick Crawford…
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Bank of America Gives $208 Million to Charity in 2010

The CSR reporting companies club is adding a new member. This is good news for the club because this is not just another…
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How GRI Incorporates Stakeholder Engagement into Framework Development

The GRI's fourth revision the G4 framework is due for release in 2013 and it has brought on board 10 companies in an…
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The Future of CSR Reporting: Coca Cola Enterprises Releases Video Report

3BL Media and CorporateRegister.com together produced a video that introduces Coca-Cola Enterprise's latest CSR report, which is an example of how the nature…
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Lessons Learned from a Newly Minted Certified GRI Reporter

This post is part of a series on Stakeholder Engagement sponsored by Jurat Software. By Mara Slade I consider myself a corporate change…
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Comparing Sustainability Reports is Easier Thanks to GRI and Deloitte

In order to be a truly useful tool for investors and community stakeholders, reporting needs to be streamlined, standardized, and above all, integrated…
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GRI’s Campaign for Positive Images of Sustainability

Close your eyes for a minute and try to visualize sustainability. What image comes to your mind? Is it a sad polar bear…
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Is One-way Corporate Responsibility Reporting Dead?

Last week I attended my first Ethical Corporation conference — their first Responsible Business Summit in New York.  Since most Ethical Corporation conferences are…

The GRI Process: Not Just a Reporting Framework

The GRI has since evolved and grown, beginning as a division of CERES before establishing itself as an independent entity in 2001. The…
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Integrating CSR and Sustainability in the Indian Banking Sector

Sustainability, CSR and banks are often not thought of in the same context. This is especially true in developing countries and something that…

Intel Generated 27% More Chemical Waste in 2010 than 2009

Last week Intel released its tenth annual CSR report, 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report. While earlier this year we reported on Intel’s large purchase…
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Lowe’s Sets the Bar High with CSR Commitments and Solar Deal

Lowe’s has continued to work on quality of life issues that have been part of the company’s philosophy for over sixty years. Its…
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Mandatory CSR in India: Not the Way Forward

The latest in the long debate about mandatory CSR in India comes from the Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora. He, along with leading industrialist Ratan…
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The Hypocrisy of Occidental Petroleum

Occidental Petroleum Corporation released its 2010 CSR report, “Growth with Responsibility.” The CSR report states, “We are committed to safeguarding the environment, protecting…