Archive for September 10th, 2012
In recent years, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has emerged as a potent force for bringing transparency and accountability to the practice of sustainability reporting, helping companies communicate to stakeholders with clear and consistent standards. The GRI now provides an increasingly influential reporting framework in the economic, environmental, societal and governance spheres.
Neil Hawkins, Dow Chemical Co.’s vice president for sustainability and environment, health and safety, in an interview, says, “I believe that GRI is the best standard for reporting in the world, and I think the companies that are using it and especially getting third-party validation are some of the more sustainable companies out there. GRI creates confidence that the report you’re looking at is accurate.” Read the rest of this entry »