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 to Ensure Sustainability Reporting in Listed Companies

GRI recently released a report on why sustainability reporting is important for listed companies. At a recent event hosted by the Shangai Stock…
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Six Great Resources for Corporate Responsibility Professionals

For the first time, I had the opportunity to attend the                        …

Weinreb Group Report: The Rise of the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO)

The title of Chief Sustainability Officer is a relatively new one—the first CSO of a publicly traded company, Linda Fisher of DuPont, was…
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Early Bird Pricing for GRI Certification in Sustainability Reporting Closes this Week

This class is over, but new ones are being added all the time. Check our our course registration page for additional details. A…
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Quality vs Fluff: Building Blocks for GRI Report Assessments

As a continuation of last week’s posting, “Using GRI to Compare Apples to Apples in Sustainability Reporting”, we intend to describe the approach…
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Using GRI to Compare Apples to Apples in Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reports are as different as each of us. They vary in format, material issues selected, boundary and scope, and cultural orientation which…
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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…