Thank you to everyone who made our world’s largest GRI training a huge success:

Education Partner/Host:

Nance College of Business, Cleveland State University

Presenting Sponsor:


Training Partner:

Global Reporting Initiative

Other sponsors:

Fairmount Minerals

Forest City

Studio Graphique

The Plain Dealer

Shearer’s Foods



Cliffs Natural Resources

Gallagher Benefit Services

Sam’s Club

PolyOne Corporation

Great Lakes Brewing Company


Mike Wallace, Global Reporting Initiative

Jenniffer Deckard, Fairmount Minerals

Becky Cranford, Alcoa

Ron Nielsen, Cliffs Natural Resources

Rachel Downey, Studio Graphique

Brian Fristik, Brown Wood Fish

A special thank you to our entire BrownFlynn staff, Nance College of Business staff, Cleveland State University staff for their facility and services, and everyone else who donated their time, talents and treasure to this event.

Check out our article in The Plain Dealer!