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Who checks corporate claims of climate leadership?

Big companies say they are leading the way to a cleaner future, but with only voluntary disclosures to keep them honest we just have to trust them The Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in California’s Mojave desert is partly owned by Google (Photo: USFWS) By Zack Colman in Washington, DC Private sector firms claim to be […]

July 11 / 2017
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GRI Rises To Sustainability Standards Challenge

Timothy J. Mohin is the Chief Executive of GRI, developer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards. A veteran in the field of corporate sustainability reporting, prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Tim was Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). He is also a former Chairman of the […]

July 06 / 2017
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Greenwashing a ‘Very Serious Issue,’ Leads to Poor Decisions, Says CEO of GRI

Ninety percent of the 250 largest companies in the world are reporting sustainability performance, but greenwashing is “a very serious issue,” says the new chief executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Tim Mohin. In the early days of sustainability reporting, greenwashing could result in bad PR and a loss of consumer confidence. But that […]

July 06 / 2017
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Is sustainability reporting working?

More companies are now reporting the impact they have on the environment and society. But where is the value in doing this, and what affect does it have in the real world? Eco-Business asked the new chief executive of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Tim Mohin. A selection of sustainability reports. Of the 250 largest companies in […]

June 29 / 2017
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“The responsible investment movement is here to stay”

Originally posted at PR Newswire Institutional Investors More Likely to Invest in Companies with Business-Driven ESG Disclosures, According to New White Paper The Burson-Marsteller “Is Your ESG Report Getting Noticed?” White Paper Reveals 77 Percent of Institutional Investors Believe Building ESG Initiatives into a Company’s Business Model is a Smart Business Decision NEW YORK, June […]

June 27 / 2017
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First 100 Days in Office

A CR leader under fire and the alphabet soup of standards organizations By the Editors at Corporate Responsibility Magazine He’s the new chief executive and his 100-day anniversary was fast approaching. Many miles from the familiar trappings of his hometown, he has uprooted his family and inherited all the successes—as well as the baggage—of preceding […]

June 15 / 2017
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Tim Mohin presents at Agrivision 2017

Presenting at Agrivision with Hans Schoolderman about the impact of SDGs on agriculture.

June 15 / 2017
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The Future of Sustainability Reporting: Insight from GRI Chief Executive Tim Mohin

by Karen Pong 07 Jun 2017 In Hong Kong and Singapore last month, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), in collaboration with CSR Asia, hosted two roundtable discussions with Mr Tim Mohin, the Chief Executive of the GRI. The discussions aimed to engage local companies and investors and generated conversation around the value and challenges of corporate […]

June 08 / 2017
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Transparency matters for sustainable growth

From The Korean Times, June 1, 2017 By Jhoo Dong-chan World-renowned expert stresses social contribution of firms Back-scratching relations between politics and business have come to the fore once again as the nation’s top conglomerates are suspected of having offered bribes in exchange for favors from the Park Geun-hye administration. Against this backdrop, Global Reporting Initiative […]

June 05 / 2017
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Presenting the @GRI_Secretariat standards in Seoul, Korea

Tim Mohin presents to over 500 individuals gathered for the #CSR event hosted by KOSRI. pic.twitter.com/UdAe6YZb1g

May 30 / 2017
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