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Sustainable Economy

GRI provides the market with leadership on consistent sustainability disclosures, and works with policy makers, stock exchanges, regulators and investors in order to drive transparency and enable effective reporting. We believe that reporting with globally recognized standards leads to increased accountability, which is one of the cornerstones for building strong, sustainable economies.

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Seeking Sustainable Growth: GRI to Help Build Standards-based Approach for EU’s Sustainable Finance policy
July 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Following the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the EU has mobilized many initiatives to support the global move towards a sustainable economy. One of these is the EU Sustainable Finance strategy, which...
Jul 4, 2018 9:00 AM ET
WFE Guidance Reinforces Transparency in Capital Markets
The World Federation of Exchanges has today published revised sustainability recommendations for their member exchanges. GRI welcomes this update and encourages exchanges globally to consider the recommendations for their listing requirements.  Stock exchanges have a key role in driving sustainability reporting, which is a crucial element for corporate transparency and...
Jun 27, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Why Should Investors Care About ESG Data?
The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards help companies communicate their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) impacts to a wide target audience, including the investment community. GRI believes that in order to achieve real progress, there's a need to align capital investment with sustainable business. We asked prominent investors why they think sustainability matters – here’s what...
Jun 22, 2018 9:00 AM ET
New Publication From GRI: Incentivizing Sustainability Reporting by SMEs Through Policy
According to the World Bank Group, close to 95% of all businesses worldwide can be classified as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). That is some 400 million companies, that form the backbone of the global economy. As such, they have an important part in the global economy and play a crucial role in a more sustainable world.  Sustainability reporting is a very...
Jun 5, 2018 9:00 AM ET
News From the Capital Markets
Investors and governments are increasingly pushing for more transparency regarding the non-financial impacts of business. GRI welcomes these developments, and seeks to support companies in understanding and applying policies that enable sustainable finance performance. In this new series, GRI will share updates on the latest developments from capital markets in Europe...
Apr 13, 2018 9:00 AM ET