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GRI engaging and influencing at World Economic Forum annual meeting

Corporate accountability at Davos a ‘step in right direction’ Amsterdam/Davos, 22 January 2020 – With global leaders gathered in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF), GRI is pressing for action and commitments that support the transition to sustainable and responsible business. GRI chief executive Tim Mohin is participating in the WEF annual meeting in

GRI and the International Organisation of Employers partner to advance private sector action on sustainable development

. International sustainability standard-setter GRI and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the world’s largest private sector network, have announced a partnership agreement outlining their intent to stimulate business action on sustainable development. Both organizations are united in their belief that the private sector must play a pivotal role in solving the world’s most pressing challenges.


Rome and Amsterdam, 12 April, 2016 – Global power company Enel has partnered with international sustainability standard-setter GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) ahead of the 5th GRI Global Conference: Empowering Sustainable Decisions, which takes place in Amsterdam 18-20 May, 2016. Enel is partnering with GRI to promote the use of sustainability information in strategic decision making

John Elkington appointed Chairman of the GRI Technology Consortium

29 March 2016, Amsterdam. Today, GRI announced the appointment of sustainability thought-leader and author John Elkington as chairman of the recently established GRI Technology Consortium. John will lead the group and provide his extraordinary vision of a future where business works at the intersection of sustainability, entrepreneurship and innovation. The GRI Technology Consortium was launched

Action on Climate Change: GRI and CDP issue guidance to help organizations disclose their impacts

GRI, pioneer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards, and CDP, host of the largest global collection of self-reported climate change, water and forest-risk data, have just released their latest linkage guidance to support companies in their reporting on climate-related impacts. Estimates by the International Finance Corporation and Carbon Trust predict the global

GRI launches resource to enable greater transparency on human rights

  16 November 2015, Geneva. GRI, pioneer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards, today launched its latest Linkage Document at the Fourth United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights. ‘Linking G4 and the UN Guiding Principles’ highlights the connections between the GRI G4 Reporting Guidelines (G4) and key concepts of the

TCS and GRI collaborate to highlight the power of sustainability reporting in India

April 29, 2015, Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced the launch of the Moving Beyond Disclosure: Leveraging Sustainability Reporting to Drive Change, a study undertaken in collaboration with GRI, the developer of the world’s most widely used Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. The

GRI helps companies comply with Directive on non-financial reporting

A new GRI linkage document shows how companies can use the G4 Guidelines to comply with the European Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information. AMSTERDAM, February 3, 2015 – Today, GRI, architect of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework, has released the publication “Making headway in Europe”, which sets out the

GRI introduces G4 Exam: the next step for sustainability practitioners

GRI unveils first-ever professional exam to test knowledge of the G4 Guidelines and the GRI Reporting process. February 2, 2015, Amsterdam. Today, GRI, architect of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework, unveiled the GRI G4 Exam, a first-of-its-kind opportunity for sustainability professionals to demonstrate their knowledge of G4 and the GRI Reporting Process.

GRI consults on intended governance changes in order to play its role as a standard setter in sustainability reporting

Sustainability reporting has moved from a practice undertaken only by pioneers to become standard practice for thousands of the world’s largest companies, the majority of which are using the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Guidelines as a basis for their sustainability reports. While GRI has long been accepted as ‘de facto standard setter’ in providing sustainability