GRI new rules aim to boost responsible reporting

Source: Reuters, 4 October 2006

Companies and organisations will get a new and simpler "score card" to measure their social and environmental impact when the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) kicks off a major conference this week. Backed by former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore as well >>> read more

The Russian Sustainability Reporting Awards

Source: PWC, 22 September 2006

The Russian Sustainability Reporting Awards, organised by audit and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, is held in conjunction with The European Awards for Sustainability Reporting. The Russian competition is co-organised along with PricewaterhouseCoopers by the rating agency Expert RA, the Institute of >>> read more

G3 Guidelines approved for release

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 25 July 2006

The Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Board of Directors unanimously approved the G3 Guidelines last week, indicating an on-schedule progress for the Guidelines’ international release, which will mark new era in the evolution of both the GRI and sustainability reporting. The >>> read more

Australia: Mandatory CSR reporting not recommended

Source: Business Respect, 3 July 2006

A federal parliamentary committee has recommended that CSR reporting should remain a voluntary activity for Australian businesses. The Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has stated that it does not believe that mandatory standards will lead to improvements, but >>> read more

GRI news update june 2006

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 19 June 2006

News update from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). 06/13/2006 Introducing the Logistics and Transportation Sector Supplement After over a year’s worth of work by a multi-stakeholder working group, convened with the help of the World Economic Forum’s Logistics & Transportation >>> read more