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BHP MOZAL Smelter Back for OECD MNE Review
Which US brands do not declare GRI Application Levels?
The key sectors among US-based GRI reporters that do not declare their application levels are Energy Sector, Energy Utilities, Health Care Products and Food and Beverage Products. Examples include Abbott, Chevron and PepsiCo.
Deloitte Highlights Need to Manage Risks of Sustainability Reporting
GRI Changes Application Level Check Processes: Will it Work?
The concept and application of GRI Application Level and related ‘Checks’ does not sit well with many ‘CSR nerds’. This is due to confusion of these concepts with some sort of assurance. Will changes introduced by GRI help? Read More
GRI Reporting Grows by 30% in USA and 50% in Canada
With over 450 new reports added to GRI’s database for 2010, it is time to present updated charts for Canada and the US. They show impressive growth rates, that these are different markets and that US reporters like to remain ‘Undeclared’.
GRI: a Tool for Benchmarking, Due Diligence and Positioning?
Despite challenges, GRI-type sustainability reports can support due diligence, benchmarking and positioning studies. Read More
NGOs Testing BHP Billiton and Investors’ Metal
As discussions about the failed Bill C300 are subsiding, BHP Billiton's sustainability report is being mocked and NGOs lodged complaints about the company’s Mozal aluminum smelter with the JSE SRI Index and IFC’s independent recourse mechanism. Read More