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Business Reporting on the SDGs

GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have established a groundbreaking initiative, ‘Business Reporting on the SDGs’, to accelerate corporate reporting on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving the SDGs, and the partnership aims to establish a unified methodology for corporations to measure and report on their efforts towards achieving the SDGs.

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Measuring Corporate Actions Against the SDGs
With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the world’s leaders set out on an ambitious path to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect the planet. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a coherent, holistic, integrated framework for addressing the world’s most urgent sustainability challenges and creating a better future for all. The success of the...
Apr 3, 2018 10:00 AM ET
New Indicators in the SDG Compass
Understanding how companies contribute to solving the great issues of our time, like combatting poverty, acting on climate action, and supporting sustainable cities and communities is crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But showing how companies are addressing the issues of the day is not always so straightforward. To help companies best...
Feb 21, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Updates to SDG Compass – Call for Business Tools
GRI, the UN Global Compact and WBCSD are inviting submissions to an inventory, which is part of the SDG Compass, to support organizations in measuring their contributions to the SDGs.​ September 2017 marked two years since the launch of the SDG Compass, a joint initiative by GRI, the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and the...
Jan 9, 2018 11:00 AM ET
If We Can’t Align Investment With the SDGs We Won’t Achieve Them
The headline to this article is a sobering assessment, but it’s accurate. In a nutshell, companies tend to publish voluminous annual sustainability reports, chock full of contextual information, while investors tend to want this data boiled down to a short list of points that are easy to process, analyze and compare. With an estimated $90 trillion USD in investment...
Nov 14, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Reporting on the SDGs: Measuring Today’s Contributions and Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders
GRI is strengthening the contribution of the private sector to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by helping make reporting on them more comparable, encouraging private sector engagement and supporting collaboration between business and academia to prepare the next generation of sustainability leaders. ​ Two years after the SDGs were adopted, more and more...
Nov 6, 2017 11:00 AM ET