• Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between UN Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) celebrated at UN Global Compact Summit
    On 24 June, a special event took place during the UNGC Leaders Summit in New York, to further discuss and begin action on the important collaboration between the UNGC and GRI, regarding the agreed terms of the Memorandum of Understanding signed on 28 May 2010 at the Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency.  More…
  • Earth Charter International celebrates ten years and signs an MOU with Global Reporting Initiative
    In recognition of their common mission of raising awareness about sustainable development and other challenges facing humankind Earth Charter International (ECI) and GRI renewed their alliance first set up in 2008, by signing a new MoU. More…
  • Update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
    Many civil society organizations over the past year have been applying pressure on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to shift its policies on companies’ public disclosure requirements, particularly regarding the incorporation of ESG concerns. More…
  • IFC and GRI unveil ‘Good Practice Note’ to help companies achieve greater business value through sustainability reporting
    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) announced on 24 June, 2010 the launch of a joint publication that aims to make it easier and more profitable for companies in emerging markets to adopt sustainability reporting. More…
  • Carbon Disclosure Project and Global Reporting Initiative release linkage document.
    GRI and The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) have released a linkage document between GRI’s Reporting Guidelines and CDP’s 2010 Questionnaire. More...

(From the GRI July 2010 Newsletter)