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An enabler for more integrated reporting on the SDGs

A revised document guiding companies to link Sustainable Development Goals with the GRI Standards has been launched. The latest GRI resource assists companies to raise focus on how they are contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by using the GRI Standards – the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards.  Organizations of all

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UN tax convention would ‘advance tax transparency’

GRI backs sustainability credentials of proposed Convention on Tax Published this month by a group of civil society experts, has been strongly welcomed by GRI the  — a proposal for a UN Convention on Tax aligning the reporting requirements in GRI’s ground-breaking Tax Standard. Directed by the Global Alliance for Tax Justice and Eurodad, the

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Accountability on coal: managing the impacts of a sector in transition

GRI launches new standard to address sustainability challenges facing coal companies 30% of global carbon emissions come from coal companies — How can a sector be held to account for its impacts, including ensuring that they meet growing stakeholder demands for transparency in how they align with the low-carbon transition? GRI is developing new standards

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Revised GRI Universal Standards for greater transparency on impacts than ever before

The GRI Standards have been strengthened so they deliver the highest level of transparency for impacts on the economy, environment and people, with a major update to the very foundation of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards.   The launch of the revised Universal Standards – to be used by over 10,000 companies that already use

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Oil and gas transparency standard for the low-carbon transition

GRI Standard to unlock reporting on sector’s sustainability challenges Today (5TH October) marks a landmark in sustainability reporting as a new standard for oil and gas has been launched, bringing about a complete disclosure on the complexity of transparency demands being faced within the sector – best positioning companies to highlight accountability for their impacts

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Sustainability impacts standard for mining under development

Creating the latest GRI Sector Standard Project has begun The key question is, how can organizations in the mining sector improve reporting on their sustainability performance, while be able to demonstrating accountability for their shared sustainability challenges and meet growing demands for transparency? To fulfil these requirements a new GRI Standard is planned – through

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Sharper focus on sustainability in sectors

Public comment open for two draft GRI Sector Standards – covering agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and coal A consultation has launched to gather feedback on two proposed new Standards under GRI’s Sector Program, which will increase transparency within sectors by focusing attention on the sustainability issues that matter most. Adding to the Oil and Gas Sector

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New and revised human rights standards to be explored

A survey on updating GRI Topic Standards to improve human rights reporting has launched to seek views on the priority human rights issues that could be included in future in revised or new GRI Standards. The Universal Standards – which apply to all organizations using the Standards – are being updated by the Global Sustainability

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How policymakers can drive sustainability reporting

With rising policy measures across global markets in support of responsible business conduct, GRI has launched a new publication to set out how policymakers can use the power of transparency to affect positive change. The GRI Standards: A Guide for Policymakers is an introduction for anyone in a public policy role to understand why and how

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Momentum gathering behind public country-by-country tax reporting

GRI’s Tax Standard can address global requirements for transparency Political momentum to require large companies to publicly provide country-by-country reporting (CBCR) on tax is increasing, on both sides of the Atlantic, with a series of significant developments last week: In a breakthrough moment, broad majority support was reached among EU ministers in a session of the