Reporting Standards

  • GRI Pushes Sustainability Reporting Through Stock Exchanges

    July 08, 2015

    The Global Reporting Initiative ("GRI") recently partnered with the BSE (formerly the Bombay Stock Exchange) to host an event for business leaders in Mumbai calling for stock exchanges to promote the reporting of nonfinancial environmental and social information by businesses.

  • Dutch Bank Joins BHR Reporting Framework

    July 07, 2015

    The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework, an initiative of nongovernmental organization Shift and consultancy Mazars that pushes companies to report on their implementation of the UN business and human rights ("BHR") agenda, has announced that Dutch bank ABN AMRO is the first bank to join the framework.

  • CIGI Seeks Standardized Financial Risk Disclosure on Climate

    June 10, 2015

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation ("CIGI") has published a report calling for the standardization of a financial disclosure regime under which companies would be required to disclose investment risks caused by global warming.

  • GRI Prioritizes Global Sustainability Agenda

    June 10, 2015

    The Global Reporting Initiative ("GRI") has announced that it will center its strategy on working with national governments and corporations to push reporting by businesses on their implementation of the international sustainability agenda.

  • GRI Predicts Real-time Corporate Sustainability Reporting

    June 03, 2015

    The Global Reporting Initiative, which produces international standards for public corporate reporting, has called on businesses to be prepared in the coming decade for increased pressure to provide real-time, digital reporting on their efforts to implement global sustainability standards.

  • UN Calls on Countries to Adopt "Climate Finance" Agenda

    June 02, 2015

    A new report from the UN Environment Programme pressures countries to adopt broad financial policies that divert investments from fossil fuel projects and resources and require public reporting by companies on climate issues in order to combat global warming.

  • NGO Reviews Push for "Responsible" Corporate Tax Practice

    May 22, 2015

    The nongovernmental organization ActionAid has published a report reviewing proposals for "tax responsibility" of corporations that will serve as the basis for a discussion paper pressing companies not to engage in tax avoidance and to fully report their tax practices to the public.

  • EU Parliament Seeks Mandatory Conflict Minerals Certification

    May 20, 2015

    The European Parliament has voted to reject an EU Commission proposal for a voluntary due diligence system for use of "conflict minerals" from war-torn areas in Africa, calling in its place for mandatory certification of European companies sourcing these materials to show they did not contribute to human rights abuses.

  • NestlĂ© Uses GRI's Corporate Reporting Mechanism

    May 13, 2015

    The nongovernmental organization Global Reporting Initiative has published a feature examining food and beverage company Nestlé's use of its G4 reporting guidelines to explain how it is implementing the international social and environmental agenda.

  • ISO Publishes "Map" of Corporate Reporting Standards

    May 12, 2015

    Illustrating the complexity of competing international business and human rights and corporate social responsibility standards, the International Organization for Standardization ("ISO") has published a "landscape map" to help businesses navigate various corporate reporting standards.

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