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The importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility continue to gain recognition; indeed, organizations that embrace sustainability can enhance their reputation with stakeholders and their value. The intersection of business and sustainability has three key dimensions: economic viability, social well-being, and environmental responsibility. Accountants work in this area to help embed sustainability factors into an organization’s strategy and decision-making processes to achieve sustainable value creation. Read More
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The Framework, including the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (the Guidelines), sets out the Principles and Standard Disclosures organizations can use to report their economic, environmental, and social performance and impacts. GRI is committed to continuously improving and increasing the use of the Framework, which is freely available to the public.
The report provides an in-depth look at the growing trend towards external assurance in the US, the different approaches to external assurance, the use of different assurance standards as developed by the accountancy profession, and the market of share of external assurance performed by different firms in the US.
This publication is aimed at SMEs who are considering whether sustainability reporting is relevant for them, and how they can start the reporting process in a realistic way that relates to their own context and circumstances.
This publication provides an up-to-date and expanded overview of mandatory and voluntary approaches to sustainability reporting and assurance
The Global Reporting Initiative released a new survey report reviewing different ways integrated reports are taking shape around the world. It looks at 756 reports published from 2010 to 2012 following GRI Guidelines; it also surveys 52 organizations that issued integrated reports during all three years.
Provides organizations with comprehensive reporting guidelines and feature sustainability disclosures organizations can adopt flexibly and incrementally, enabling them to be transparent about their performance in key sustainability areas.
Support and resources for companies and organizations of all sizes that want to start sustainability reporting.
January 27, 2015 - The Guardian
January 22, 2015 - Corporate Knights
January 21, 2015 - Economia
January 19, 2015 - World Economic Forum
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