sustainability reporting guideline News

  • Leading companies to sponsor new sustainability reporting guidelines

    Ten world-leading companies are the global sponsors of the next generation of sustainability reporting guidelines for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Alcoa, Enel, GE, Goldman Sachs, Natura and Shell are supporting GRI during the two year development of the Guidelines. GRI will also count on the expertise and support of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC. An increasing number of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GRI releases updated sustainability reporting guidelines

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) released its newest, most comprehensive set of sustainability reporting guidelines yesterday, giving organizations around the world better direction towards sharing their sustainability accomplishments. The G3.1 guidelines are considered both an update and completion of the third generation of GRI’s guidelines. The scope of G3.1 has been expanded to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Next Generation of Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Released

    Global business leaders have called on companies and organizations around the world to embrace G4, the next generation of the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. At the opening of GRI's 2013 Global Conference in Amsterdam, G4 was unveiled before an audience of 1,600 thought leaders and practitioners from around the globe. Experienced reporters welcomed the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The unveiling of the next generation of GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

    The latest evolution of the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines – G4 – was approved by GRI’s Board of Directors last month. The G4 Guidelines will be launched later this month at the Global Conference on Sustainability Reporting before an audience of 1500 leaders and practitioners from around the globe. The GRI Guidelines enable all ...

  • ProcessMAP Software Streamlines Sustainability Reporting Based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines

    ProcessMAP Corporation (ProcessMAP), the leading provider of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), and Sustainability software announced today that its ...


    By ProcessMAP Corporation

  • Corporate sustainability reporting on the rise

    More than half of the United States’ 100 largest publicly traded companies now report on their sustainability efforts, and more than a third now incorporate elements of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reporting guidelines, according to a report released by the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN), a working group of the Social Investment Forum (SIF), ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainability reporting in the EU

    Europe plays a pivotal role in driving sustainability disclosure at a global level. Recently, the European Parliament took steps to progress the implementation of the EU strategy 2011-2014 for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), by adopting two European parliament resolutions on CSR. This advancement by the European Parliament marks an important development in government activity around ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • New CSR Guidelines for Indian public sector enterprises focus attention on sustainability reporting

    Public sector enterprises in India are being urged to embrace sustainability reporting under newly revised guidelines issued by the Indian government. The Indian Department of Public Enterprise’s (DPE) new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) guidelines have a special focus on employee rights and welfare. The latest iteration of the Indian CSR guidelines, launched on 1 April 2013, ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • Embrace sustainability (reporting) and profit

    Until relatively recently, sustainability has not been high on the agendas of most large companies - but many of the world’s leading businesses now recognize that the companies that will thrive in the future are those that join the dots between people, planet and profit. For companies who have truly put sustainability at the heart of their business model, the benefits are many ...

  • NREL Releases Report Describing Guidelines for PV Manufacturer Quality Assurance

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released an updated proposal that will establish an international quality standard for photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing. The document is intended for immediate use by PV manufacturers when producing modules on an industrial scale so they can increase investor, utility, and consumer confidence in PV system performance. ...

  • Guidelines for selecting product-related environmental sustainability standards and/or ecolabeling programs

    The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) hosted on November 22, 2011, a webinar delivered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) titled Guidelines for Selecting Product-Related Environmental Sustainability Standards and/or Ecolabeling Programs. The webinar provided an update on ongoing federal efforts to develop guidelines for ...


    By Acta Group

  • Full disclosure: a report on sustainability and CSR reporting

    Is your business considering sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting? What will it be: CERES? GRI? CDP? FRP? A4S? WBCSD? Or IIRC? Phew. That's a lot of acronyms for what's really a simple premise: reporting on sustainability and CSR data to stakeholders and the public at large. The above organizations are all associated with voluntary reporting frameworks that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Standard for Managing Sustainable Events Based on Vancouver Olympic Guidelines

    Toronto, December 15, 2010 – CSA Standards, a leading standards-based solutions organization, today officially announces the availability of a new standard for use by event organizers seeking to plan and execute sustainable events. The new CSA Z2010-10 Requirements and guidance for organizers of sustainable events standard integrates ...


    By CSA Standards

  • Rolling-out the new G4 Guidelines

    In May, before an audience of over 1600 people at the Global Conference on Sustainability and Reporting in Amsterdam, GRI launched the fourth generation of its Sustainability Reporting Guidelines – G4. In the coming months a key priority for GRI will be to make the Guidelines available to a maximum number of end-users in as short a time as possible. By promoting the new Guidelines at events ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • Full disclosure: A report on sustainability and CSR reporting

    Is your business considering sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting? What will it be: CERES? GRI? CDP? FRP? A4S? WBCSD? Or IIRC? Phew. That’s a lot of acronyms for what’s really a simple premise: reporting on sustainability and CSR data to stakeholders and the public at large. The above organizations are all associated with voluntary reporting frameworks ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • GRI G4 Guidelines and the EU Directive

    GRI released the publication “Making headway in Europe”, which sets out the links between GRI’s G4 Guidelines and the recently adopted European Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information. The linkage document specifies how G4 can be used to gather information, and formulate responses, to each element of the European Directive. Following the adoption by ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • GRI G4 Guidelines and the EU Directive

    GRI released the publication “Making headway in Europe”, which sets out the links between GRI’s G4 Guidelines and the recently adopted European Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information. The linkage document specifies how G4 can be used to gather information, and formulate responses, to each element of the European Directive. Following the adoption by ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • GRI sustainability reporting certification course

    Earn your GRI Certification with Triple Pundit and ISOS Group. Through presentations and interactive learning, participants will firmly grasp GRI's sustainability reporting methodology and devise a sustainability reporting process that meets their company's needs and the GRI guidelines. Instructors will provide participants with a ...

  • Call for help to improve sustainability reporting

    Sustainability reporting experts are calling on professionals and organizations to help improve the way companies report on anti-corruption and greenhouse gas emissions, by providing feedback on draft guidance before 12 November 2012. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is asking the public to comment on sustainability reporting guidance developed by expert working groups, helping improve ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GRI G4 Guidelines and the EU Directive

    GRI released the publication “Making headway in Europe”, which sets out the links between GRI’s G4 Guidelines and the recently adopted European Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information. The linkage document specifies how G4 can be used to gather information, and formulate responses, to each element of the European Directive. Following the adoption by ...


    By Tofuture Oy

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