GRI April 2006 News Update

Source: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), 1 May 2006

New update of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), april 2006.
GRI Conference – A world class networking and learning opportunity

Registration for this conference was announced two weeks ago, and already 100 tickets have been sold. Be one of a thousand international participants who gather in Amsterdam this October to meet and hear from global leaders on transparency,
accountability and governance, and together explore how sustainability reporting
can help organizations improve their contribution to a more sustainable future.

Today, urgent crises such as climate change and poverty are sharply juxtaposed
with unprecedented opportunities offered through technology, markets and economies.
How should organizations understand these trends, what are their options, and
how do these affect clients, investors, employees, and communities? The conference
program is designed to elicit discussion and debate among participants on how
to find solutions and action on some of the toughest issues we face today.

Meet the global GRI network at this unique event:

Reporting: A Measure of Sustainability
Featuring the release of GRI’s G3 Guidelines
4-6 October 2006, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Register today to take advantage of early bird rates until 3 July 2006. GRI Organizational
Stakeholders (OS) receive a discount on tickets.

The people have spoken – Preliminary feedback from the Draft G3 Guidelines Public
Comment Period

GRI has undergone its biggest ever public comment period. Thank you to the 275
individuals or organisations who engaged in the public comment period for the
Draft G3 Guidelines (from January 2- March.

Results of first Stakeholder Council elections now in!

GRI Organizational Stakeholders voted for new Stakeholder Council members in
March. This was the first time elections for new members of the Council were

Technology platform to support G3 underway

Over the years there has been a growing push from stakeholders about the need
for technology-based solutions to support GRI’s sustainability reporting framework.

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