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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

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GRI and B Lab team up on impact management

Enabling companies to connect the GRI Standards and B Impact Assessment Two of the leading global enablers for environmental, social and governance impact management and disclosure have joined forces to help organizations get more out of their reporting and assessment tools. This collaboration allows companies to optimize their contribution to a more sustainable future. The

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Help for companies on circular economy progress

Enhanced corporate reporting using the GRI Standards and Circulytics Organizations can now link the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards with an innovative tool for measuring their progress towards the circular economy. GRI 306: Waste 2020 is the first globally applicable reporting standard for companies to provide a complete picture of waste impacts along their value chain. Circulytics from

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Enabling companies to report on the SDGs

Updated guidance on linking the Sustainable Development Goals with the GRI Standards It is now even easier for organizations to communicate their efforts to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by using the most widely adopted standards for sustainability reporting – the GRI Standards. An updated version of Linking the SDGs and the GRI Standards has