Sustainable Economy

GRI provides the market with leadership on consistent sustainability disclosures, and works with policy makers, stock exchanges, regulators and investors in order to drive transparency and enable effective reporting. We believe that reporting with globally recognized standards leads to increased accountability, which is one of the cornerstones for building strong, sustainable economies.

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Responsible Production & Consumption

Transparency on Oil and Gas Sector Impacts
A proposed sustainability reporting standard for oil and gas companies identifies climate change as the single biggest challenge facing the sector.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

We Need a Green Transition After COVID-19
The ‘bold leadership’ shown by the EU in re-committing to the European Green Deal, even as the coronavirus pandemic is being tackled, has been recognized by GRI chief executive Tim Mohin.

Sustainable Development Goals

Five Ways to Engage the Private Sector in the SDGs
With the clock ticking on the deadline to complete the SDGs, governments need to do more to harness participation from both the public and private sectors

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

If You Missed the World Circular Economy Forum 2019 — the Elephant is Still in the Room
“The World Circular Economy Forum brought together more than 2,000 business leaders, policymakers and experts from around the world to present the best circular economy solutions”, it states on its website. As such, it reflects the current state of affairs and the direction of the international community towards transitioning to a circular economy. There’s really no better place to be if you crave a rich multi-stakeholder perspective on the topic in the short span of two days.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Sustainability Reporting Helps Build Community Ties
Giving back to the community has become anchored in the values of both staff and service users at Bangladeshi financial institution IDLC.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Strong Backing for Tax Transparency From Investors
A future where disclosure of the taxes paid by businesses is common international practice is one step closer, following widespread and trans-national support received through a GRI consultation on creating a new reporting standard for corporate tax.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Global Reporting Initiative Co-launches Impact Management Project
Key organizations in impact management and standard setting, have joined forces to bring impact investing into mainstream finance.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Driving Standardization of ESG Reporting
Stock exchanges have a key role in driving sustainability reporting, which is a crucial element of corporate transparency and responsible business practices. The recently released World Federation of Exchanges updated ESG guidance has now been mapped against the GRI Standards, helping to increase the comparability of ESG data.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Seeking Sustainable Growth: GRI to Help Build Standards-based Approach for EU’s Sustainable Finance policy
The Global Reporting Initiative is appointed to EU's Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance to help build standards-based approach for EU’s Sustainable Finance policy.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

WFE Guidance Reinforces Transparency in Capital Markets
The World Federation of Exchanges has today published revised ESG recommendations for their member exchanges, representing the best sustainability practice. The recommendations are fully aligned with the GRI Standards. GRI encourages stock exchanges globally to consider the recommendations for their listing requirements.

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