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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: a Tool for Benchmarking, Due Diligence and Positioning?
Despite challenges, GRI-type sustainability reports can support due diligence, benchmarking and positioning studies. Read More
Sustainability Reporting Research Internship in South Africa
SustainabilityServices.co.za – a niche consultancy specializing in the provision of independent third party assurance over sustainability reports – is seeking to recruit up to 3 interns to participate in its third annual review of sustainability reports in South Africa. Read More
GRI Application Level “A+” Up, “Undeclared” Down, “GRI Checks” Up
Compared to 2009, GRI recorded more reports in the 'A+' GRI Application Level category, fewer reports in the ‘Undeclared’ category, and conducted more 'GRI Checks' boosting GRI's income. Bar chart attached. Read More
IPIECA, API and OGP Publish Sustainability Reporting Guide for Oil & Gas Sector
While GRI’s sector supplement is still work in progress,
GRI Opens Office in NYC and Will Contribute to Course in NYC
The new ‘Focal Point USA’ aims to boost the number of US companies that produce sustainability reports. Mike Wallace, Director, Focal Point US, is also confirmed speaker at GRI-certified course to be co-hosted by Net Impact Professional Chapters NJ and NYC in January 2011. Read More
Stakeholder Panels for Sustainability Reporting
Award winning sustainability reporters seem to like stakeholder panels, which provide a critical sounding board, collaboration opportunities and credibility. And they are probably cheaper compared to using an assurance process offered by branded management consultants. Short link: http://wp.me/p27qSt-2a