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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

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Three GRI Standards come into effect for sustainability reports in 2021

New topic Standards on Tax, OHS and Water to be used for reporting Companies disclosing their impacts through the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards are to adhere to three new and updated standards, for reports they publish from this year onward. In 2018, two revised GRI Standards launched – for occupational health and

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Waste Standard available in nine languages

The GRI Waste Standard is now provided in nine languages. In addition to English, translations have launched in Arabic, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. This means that more reporting organizations around the world can download and use GRI 306: Waste 2020, available free of charge, to disclose a complete picture of the waste

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GRI Standards available in Portuguese

Organizations in Brazil, Portugal and eight other countries have improved access to the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting, following publication of the GRI Standards in Portuguese. The Portuguese translation enables GRI to further expand its reach with organizations and stakeholders in Portuguese speaking countries. GRI currently has more than 6,000 registered users in Brazil

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The New GRI Definition of Materiality: Forward or Backward?

GRI recently issued an exposure draft for the revision of the universal standards GRI 101, 102 and 103, with comments ending by September 9. They include significant and extensive changes, but we will only discuss the new definition of materiality, and, by implication, that of stakeholders. As in previous versions of the standards the issue of

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The Universal Standards: what’s changing and why?

In June, GRI announced a major update to the reporting at the heart of the GRI Standards. The planned revisions to the Universal Standards are significant because they will affect every organization that uses the GRI Standards, supporting them to more effectively report their most significant impacts on the economy, environment and people. To help put the

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Tax Standard now available in nine languages

Translations of GRI 207: Tax 2019 increase global reach ​New translations of the GRI Tax Standard have been made available in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Launched in December 2019, GRI 207: Tax provides the first global, public reporting standard for tax transparency. The Tax Standard is freely available for use by

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How do companies foster a culture of health?

Resources in support of the Culture of Health for Business Framework​ GRI has launched a range of new resources to help companies integrate the Culture of Health for Business (COH4B) Framework within their sustainability reporting. COH4B is a holistic framework, endorsed by GRI, on the role of companies in impacting the health and wellbeing of their

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No wasted opportunities: enabling full disclosure

Launch of sustainability standard to challenge the status quo on waste​ Organizations now have the means to disclose a complete picture of the waste impacts in their activities, products and services – following the launch of a new reporting standard by GRI, provider of the leading global sustainability standards. The GRI Waste Standard changes how