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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Why the World May Not Be Ready for Integrated Reporting

While merging sustainability with financial reporting holds many benefits, here are a few reasons why integrated reporting still faces challenges.

Interview: Marjella Alma of GRI Focal Point USA

Reporting from the Global Reporting Initiative's 2013 conference in Amsterdam, I had a chance to chat with Marjella Alma of GRI about the…

Interview: Nancy Mancilla, ISOS Group

Reporting from the Global Reporting Initiative's 2013 conference in Amsterdam, I had a chance to chat with Nancy Mancilla about the new G4…

U.S. Companies Drag Their Feet on UN Global Compact

The U.S. reporting landscape makes UNGC compliance difficult. A new partnership announced today may ease the burdens.

We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.

Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines Revealed

The first confirmed whispers of G4 content have been released by GRI.

5 Necessary Steps to Better Integrated Reporting AND a More Sustainable Company

SAP's Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf outlines the 5 steps behind an effective integrated report.

GRI’s Alignment with the Integrated Reporting Standard

In the lead up to GRIs Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability & Transparency May 22-24, 2013, Nancy Mancilla takes a closer look at…

Rolling Out the New GRI Framework: G4 Sector Supplements

The third part in a series leading up to GRI's Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability & Transparency May 22-24, 2013.

How to Incentivize Sustainability in Private Equity

When it comes to sustainability, most investor engagement focuses on large, publicly traded companies. The Environmental Defense Fund's Green Returns project instead focuses…

What About Those DMAs? Perspectives on the G4 as the World Waits

What is the best way to deal with those Disclosure on Management Approach (DMAs) in GRI reporting? Nancy Mancilla discusses current DMA guidelines…

Walmart: 2013 Global Responsibility Report Released

Walmart 2013 Global Responsibility Report: The retail giant outlines progress across the business pursuing sustainability in 2012, challenges faced, and work still to…

GRI G4: Are We No Longer Striving For An “A”?

In exactly one month’s time, we will all have our answers as to what the changes will actually be! Are we ready to…

Shell 2012 Sustainability Report Promises Trust & Action on Environment

This week, Royal Dutch Shell released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the environment and social issues around the world.

Could the GRI G4 Guidelines Become Too Burdensome For Business?

Next month, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will host its global conference in Amsterdam, a three-day event that will round up the top…