It’s Time for Business Leaders to Take off the Blinders

By Tim Mohin, Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative The pledge by 181 CEO members of the Business Roundtable that their companies will now serve all stakeholders, not just shareholders, has ignited fierce debate. But, in my humble opinion, it is largely a false debate. At first glance, the development seems revolutionary. After all, it reverses the long-held […]

September 10 / 2019
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Sustainability issues fast becoming a priority for firms

Fast becoming an accepted business practice was sustainability reporting. This helped organisations measure, understand and communicate information such as their environmental and social performance. Mr Tom Mohin, chief executive of Global Reporting Initiative, discussed more with CNA.

September 06 / 2019
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We collaborate with and enable consultants, we don’t compete with them

The world’s most widely recognised sustainability reporting standard, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), has launched in Southeast Asia, with Singapore as the regional base. The Amsterdam-headquartered non-profit, whose standard is used by three quarters of the world’s biggest companies, aims to help Southeast Asian companies identify and manage their environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts in a […]

September 05 / 2019
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Businesses commit to act fairly and sustainably— and the hard work starts now

A welcome development this week was the declaration from 181 chief executives of US companies to operate in a way that values and recognizes all their stakeholders. The signatories to the Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation, organized by Business Roundtable, includes commitments to: Respect communities and the environment by embracing sustainable business practices; Deal […]

August 22 / 2019
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“A sustainability report must be concise and comparable”

Colombia is in the top 5 of the countries that report the most. Having sustainable policies is one of the biggest challenges facing companies today. They seek to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and for this there are standards of accountability in sustainability such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), used by large companies globally. Tim […]

August 01 / 2019
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The economic case for ESG disclosure

When it comes to corporate transparency, the United States is at a crossroads. To one side is maintaining the status quo, with a patchy reporting landscape for environmental, social and governance (ESG) information. On the other side is an opportunity to take action to create an ESG disclosure system that provides consistency and delivers quality […]

July 30 / 2019
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Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy

An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosures I thank the Subcommittee for inviting me to appear at today’s hearing. This Subcommittee has an integral role in ensuring that financial markets, international trade, and banking remain stable and strong for all Americans, and the policy being considered today is a crucial part […]

July 29 / 2019
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Tim Mohin interview on Columbian companies

“Colombia is in the top five countries that report sustainability” Read more (Spanish): https://www.larepublica.co/responsabilidad-social/colombia-esta-en-el-top-cinco-de-los-paises-que-mas-reportan-sostenibilidad-2867823

June 20 / 2019
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We are witnessing the collapse of nature

As the global community marks International Biodiversity Day (22 May), we also face the sobering fact that human impact on the planet has entered a stage that is fast approaching a point of no return. For earth’s living ecosystems, the effect is already being keenly felt at its devastating worst. By now we all understand […]

May 23 / 2019
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ESG Reporting: A Virtuous Cycle

“Investor interest in aligning capital is really a means to an end, and that end is sustainable development.” – Tim Mohin I recently sat down with long-time acquaintance, Tim Mohin, CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and author of the book, Changing Business from the Inside Out, to discuss the state of environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting. […]

April 22 / 2019
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