Who Advises GRI? Open Call for New GRI Stakeholder Council Members

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Who Advises GRI? Open Call for New GRI Stakeholder Council Members

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Who advises GRI? Maybe it’s you! Open call for new Stakeholder Council members - deadline 8 August. Join us: http://bit.ly/262wWsO

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 8:30am

CAMPAIGN: Empowering Sustainable Decisions

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See yourself or know someone interested in advising GRI’s Board on strategic decisions and contributing to GRI’s work?

GRI is looking for 21 new global members to join GRI’s Stakeholder Council (SC), call for nominations open until 8 August 2016.

Who are the GRI Stakeholder Council? Watch this video for an introduction.

The SC is a formal multi-stakeholder policy forum within GRI's governance structure and advises the Board of Directors on strategic issues. The SC's key governance functions include appointing Board members and making recommendations on future policy, business planning and activity. GRI is looking for new candidates to start from 1 January 2017 from the following constituencies: Business, Investment Institution, and Mediating Institution.

Helena Barton, Stakeholder Council Chairman said; ‘one of the reasons I joined was to be an active part of developing a standard that is set as the global benchmark for sustainability reporting.’

See the SC Election Booklet 2016 for more information on the SC Election process and how to submit a nomination. Interested in making a difference to the global sustainability reporting landscape? Join now!


About GRI

GRI is an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others. With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most trusted and widely used standards on sustainability reporting, enabling organizations and their stakeholders to make better decisions based on information that matters. Currently, 40 countries and regions reference GRI in their policies. GRI is built upon a unique multi-stakeholder principle, which ensures the participation and expertise of diverse stakeholders in the development of its standards. GRI’s mission is to empower decision-makers everywhere, through its standards and multi-stakeholder network, to take action towards a more sustainable economy and world.