German assurance standard for sustainability reports

Source: 4sustainability, 16 August 2005

The German accountants published on August 8 their draft assurance standard IDW PS 821 for sustainability reports. In spring 2005 the Institute for Sustainability and IÖW evaluated the relevance of assurance engagements and assurance statements in sustainability reports. In the >>> read more

EU plans to build online database for CSR reporting data

Source: European Commisson, 15 August 2005

The European Commission calls for tenders for the development, publication and maintenance of a database about CSR performance of selected European companies. The Commission intends to promote improved transparency about social and environmental performance of European companies. This contract entails >>> read more

GRI july/august news update

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 22 July 2005

July/august news update of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Leading Companies Come Together to Invest in GRI’s G3 project 19 July 2005 Amsterdam, 19 July 2005 – Leading Fortune 1000 global companies in major industry sectors have announced their investment >>> read more

GRI News Update – June 2005

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 1 July 2005

News update from Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), june 2005. Continued Consultation with Investors Community 6/29/2005 The first Investors Consultation Group meeting took place this month in London, organised jointly by GRI and the UNEP Finance Initiative (FI). G3 Update: Progress >>> read more