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Transparency Matters

Transparency Matters is a blog in which Global Reporting Initiative Chief Executive Tim J. Mohin writes about cutting-edge issues in corporate responsibility, sustainability and responsible business practices. The blog also features interviews with leading thinkers in the international transparency movement. After working in the private sector for more than 20 years, Tim brings a practical perspective to discussions about how businesses can help create the conditions for sustainable development.

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Shape the Future of the Sustainability Standards Global Leader
June 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A global search is underway to find new members for five bodies that carry out crucial decision making and advisory functions for GRI, provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework. GRI seeks to ensure broad and inclusive participation in all of it’s governance, that is representative of people from different sectors, roles and...
Jun 24, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Update to German Translation of GRI Standards
June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Updates to two versions of the GRI Standards – ‘GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018’ and ‘GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018’ – have been translated into German. They are now available to any German-speaking organization using the Standards. All of the German translations of the Standards can be downloaded free of charge...
Jun 19, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Clock Is Ticking on a Biodiversity Catastrophe
As the global community marked International Biodiversity Day (May 22), we also faced the sobering fact that human impact on the planet has entered a stage that is fast approaching a point of no return. For earth’s living ecosystems, the effect is already being keenly felt at its devastating worst. By now we all understand the real and present danger of climate change and why urgent...
May 22, 2019 9:15 AM ET
Occupational Health & Safety: Can New Metrics Stop ‘Safe-Washing’?
Safe and healthy working environments are crucial for sustainable development, and as such, are one of the targets under the Sustainable Development Goals. According to ILO estimates, around two million people die every year as...
May 15, 2019 9:15 AM ET
What Can Sustainability Reporting Learn From the Evolution of Digital Music?
GRI has introduced its first ever Digital Reporting Tool. It’s a first step in an exciting new direction toward making sustainability data available and accessible in digital format. As we drive innovative formats in...
Jul 9, 2018 1:30 PM ET

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