Eric Hespenheide appointed to chair GRI Board of Directors

Source: , 20 November 2017

Eric Hespenheide has been appointed as the Chairman of the GRI Board of Directors, effective 1 January 2018. A familiar figure in the sustainability reporting world, and a long-term contributor to GRI’s multi-stakeholder network, Eric brings a wealth of multi-faceted experience in >>> read more

Sustainabilty Reporting Needs Independent Auditing

Source: MarketsMedia, 16 November 2017

Catherine Raw, chief financial officer of miner Barrick Gold and previously co-manager of BlackRock’s flagship mining funds, said sustainability reporting needs to be audited in the same way as financials to become credible. Raw spoke at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business >>> read more

Too many ESG measures lead to reporting fatigue

Source: BoardAgenda, 15 November 2017

Environment, social and governance have become critical issues in the way investors judge companies, but corporates face too many ESG measures suffering from too little standardisation. But we now have scores of methods and providers. For my research, I investigated >>> read more

The GRI Standards: One year on

Source: , 31 October 2017

​It’s been a year since the launch of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards); what has happened since?​ Launched on 19 October 2016, the GRI Standards are the latest evolution of GRI’s reporting framework, which has been developed through >>> read more