GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

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GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

Globally accepted sustainability reporting standards create a common language for organizations and stakeholders by which impacts of organizations can be communicated and understood. They provide organizations with a standardized way to describe their economic, environmental and social impacts and increase the quality of information available to stakeholders, thereby enabling greater accountability of organizations. GRI Standards are designed to enhance the global comparability and quality of sustainability information, resulting in greater transparency on economic, environmental and social impacts. GRI Standards are developed and approved by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) with the intention of those standards being applied on a globally consistent basis thus providing stakeholders with the ability to compare the impacts of organizations.

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Update to French Translation of GRI Standards
Additional French translations of the GRI Standards, the world's most widely adopted sustainability reporting framework, are now available. The recently updated versions of two Standards - ‘GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018’ and ‘GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018’ – have been published in French and can be accessed by any French-speaking organization using...
Apr 24, 2019 9:00 AM ET
GRI Working With ASViS to Support Sustainable Development
April 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ GRI and The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) have signed memorandum of understanding, kicking off a partnership to unite efforts to promote corporate social responsibility in relation to the achievement of the Sustainable...
Apr 15, 2019 8:45 AM ET
Why Good Standards  -  Both ESG and Financial  - Matter
A Financial Times article on 2 April carried sweeping claims by Hans Hoogervorst, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), that ‘greenwashing is rampant’ in sustainability reporting. The Global Reporting...
Apr 9, 2019 8:45 AM ET
Helping Sectors Increase Accountability and Transparency
April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI is beginning a new program to help organizations within sectors to better understand, report and collaborate on their shared global sustainability challenges. GRI is inviting nominations to join an expert working group to produce the first GRI Sector Standard, for oil, gas and coal. Sector Standards will help companies in a specific sector to define their...
Apr 4, 2019 10:00 AM ET
GRI and the UN Global Compact Announce Continued Collaboration to Advance Business Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals
GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have announced their continued partnership to develop best practices for corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering businesses to prioritize SDG targets and measure and report on progress. The...
Feb 22, 2019 8:45 AM ET

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