In this article, Andrea Pradilla, the director of GRI’s regional office for Hispanic America explores the theme in the movie of ignoring difficult news — and why facing up to both positive and negative impacts is necessary for a balanced sustainability report. As she highlights in this article on Medium, it also improves stakeholder relationships.Read More
New CEO sets out GRI’s central role in the reporting landscape.
Is the ESG disclosure landscape congested, or is that a myth? Do sustainability reporting plans by the EU and IFRS compete, or do they fulfil different purposes? What’s GRI’s vision for a more effective — and transparent — global reporting system? And why should companies be accountable for the full range of their impacts on people and planet?Read More
Analyzing GRI reports points to progress in SDG integration.
A new study has revealed that four in five of the companies assessed now include a commitment in their sustainability reports to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), yet fewer than half set measurable targets for how their actions contribute towards fulfilling the Goals.Read More
How can organizations respond to their needs for improved information on sustainability risks, as well as growing external expectations for transparency? And how can more comprehensive reporting help them adapt to responsible business practices?
Research sets out benefits of robust sustainability reporting alongside financial disclosure.
A white paper commissioned by GRI investigates the application of materiality in sustainability reporting. The paper highlights why disclosing impacts that go beyond those that are financially material benefits organizations while supporting sustainable development.Read More
Organizations can now link the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards with an innovative tool for measuring their progress towards the circular economy.
A report assessing the regulatory landscape for sustainability reporting has found that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure has never been more pervasive globally — and is now firmly in the mainstream of disclosure on organizational performance. As the market implications of certain ESG topics become more evident, interest in the quality of disclosures is also sharpening.Read More
With the clock ticking on the deadline to complete the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments need to up the pace of progress — and do more to harness participation from both the public and private sectors.
A new version of GRI’s Waste Standard is approaching publication after receiving approval from GRI’s Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) and sign-off by the Due Process Oversight Committee.Read More
A new toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been published by GRI and the Responsible Labor Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance. The resource provides guidance on increasing the effectiveness of corporate reporting, underpinning the transparency and accountability needed to support global efforts towards eradicating modern slavery.Read More