Sustainability Reporting As a Tool for Better Risk Management

Source: MIT Sloan Management Review, 20 May 2015

GRI is an international organization based in Amsterdam with offices around the world. It produces a set of standards used by organizations in over 90 countries and has become the global standard-setter for sustainability reporting. But as the organization’s Chief Executive, Michael Meehan, explains, sustainability reporting is not about writing a report; it’s the process by which organizations identify their risks related to important issues, like human rights, the environment, labor and other social issues. In a conversation with MIT SMR’s Nina Kruschwitz and David Kiron, he explains GRI’s purpose, how businesses can benefit from sustainability reporting, and what comes next.

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