SustainAccounting Launches World’s First Triple Bottom Line Certification Program

Source: , 21 May 2019

SustainAccounting LLC has announced the launch of its Certified Triple Bottom Line (TBL) program for organizations, Certified TBL Orgs, the world’s first certification program for integrated TBL measurement and reporting.  SustainAccounting’s Certified TBL program differs from all other CSR- / sustainability-related certifications in the following >>> read more

GRI starts to review the universal Standards

Source: , 17 May 2019

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the independent standard setting body of GRI, is launching a project to review the universal Standards. The review will consider revisions for the three universal Standards that are applicable for every organization preparing a >>> read more

The Big eBook of Sustainability Reporting Frameworks

Source: , 15 May 2019

EcoAct published the ‘Big eBook of Sustainability Reporting Frameworks’. The e-book catalogues 26 of the major mandatory and voluntary frameworks, standards, methodologies and permits for businesses. It includes a summary of who reports, what is required and the benefits of each framework. This eBook >>> read more

New Publication: TCFD Implementation Guide

Source: , 1 May 2019

As a growing number of companies support the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), there is increasing need for practical guidance on how to take action on the recommendations. The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and >>> read more

​Draft GRI Waste Standard out for public comment

Source: , 1 May 2019

In the face of a growing global waste crisis, new corporate reporting disclosures are being developed by GRI to help organizations better understand and communicate their waste impacts. International recognition of the need for action on waste is increasing. The >>> read more

Tim Mohin (GRI): “Why good standards – both ESG and Financial- matter”

Source: , 10 April 2019

A Financial Times article on 2 April carried sweeping claims by Hans Hoogervorst, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), that ‘greenwashing is rampant’ in sustainability reporting. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the leading independent sustainability standards body, categorically refutes >>> read more

GRI challenges governments and companies to work closer together on SDG reporting

Source: , 8 April 2019

GRI chairman Eric Hespenheide has called for greater cooperation between businesses and governments to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Following the GRI Board of Directors holding their bi-annual meeting in India, GRI today (3 April) partnered with the Bombay Stock Exchange to hold a special dialogue event in Mumbai entitled >>> read more