Transparency Matters

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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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
How Businesses Can Do More to Promote Human Rights: Interview With Caroline Rees
I have always believed that business has the power to help us solve society’s most pressing challenges. That’s why I worked in corporate responsibility functions in the private sector for more than 20 years. It’s also the reason I became the Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), developer of the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting.  Over...
Mar 16, 2018 9:00 AM ET
The Role of Corporate Transparency in a Fractured World
The transparency that comes from corporate responsibility reporting can help us create a better world. That was my message to the people I met at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual meeting in Davos. As a first time WEF participant, I was amazed at the concentration of leaders, from all over the world, who are committed to improving the state of the world. The theme...
Feb 1, 2018 11:00 AM ET

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