Category: Blog

Companies Are Made of People: The Importance of Human Capital Management

When we think about companies and the work they do, we often lose sight of a simple fact: a business is just a collection of people. And, all groups of people tend to build a culture, a collective way of viewing the world. It may seem like an obvious point but it’s all too often […]

August 21 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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What I learned on my Listening Tour: Sustainability reporting needs to evolve

After two decades working as a CSR professional and just three months leading GRI, I’m more convinced than ever that transparency is a powerful force for change. But I’m also just as convinced that we are still far from end goal: sustainable development. We must evolve sustainability reporting in order to get from here to […]

August 04 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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How can we get the ‘buy-in’ required from investors to make the SDGs work?

GRI and the UN Global Compact have partnered on a project: The Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform In September 2015, all 193 Member States of the United Nations set a very ambitious and necessary agenda for achieving a better future for us all by adopting a set of 17 global goals: the Sustainable Development Goals […]

July 31 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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Why Korean companies should report using the GRI Standards

It is my great pleasure to be visiting South Korea as part of my first tour of the Asia Pacific region as the Chief Executive of Global Reporting Standards (GRI). I am visiting the region in my first months on the job because Asia is our fastest growing market for sustainability disclosures. The number of […]

July 13 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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Ernst Ligteringen’s Legacy

Ernst Ligteringen’s sudden and unexpected death on June 15th was a devastating shock for me and my colleagues at GRI, the sustainability non-profit that Ernst led for more than 12 years. My heart goes out to Ernst’s wife Maria Jose, his children and his grandchildren, who are bearing the brunt of this tragedy. Exactly one […]

June 28 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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Asia: At the vanguard of sustainable business

Originally posted on HuffingtonPost.com Asia has become the new vanguard in the effort to drive sustainability into the heart of how business is conducted around the world. I have just returned from my first tour of Asia as GRI’s Chief Executive, having visited Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea. I decided to travel to Asia […]

June 10 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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Start a race to the top in your supply chain

Tim Mohin outlines three steps to ensure your suppliers toe the line on responsibility The trend toward outsourcing, coupled with high profile cases of poor conditions in the supply chains of global brands has led to an explosion of interest in the area of “supplier responsibility”. Stated simply, supplier responsibility is about holding suppliers accountable to the standards […]

May 08 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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Measuring What Matters: The Power of KPIs to Advance Sustainability

“If everything is important, then nothing is.” This quote from Patrick Lencioni illuminates the heart of the problem with today’s sustainability reporting practices. Too many seasoned organizations are still struggling to focus their reporting on the impacts that matter most. And companies that have not yet started reporting are discouraged from doing so, when they […]

April 19 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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An exclusive interview with Tim Mohin, GRI’s new Chief Executive

An exclusive interview with Tim Mohin, GRI’s new Chief Executive

April 06 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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What I learned on my Listening Tour: Sustainability reporting needs to evolve

After two decades working as a CSR professional and just three months leading GRI, I’m more convinced than ever that transparency is a powerful force for change. But I’m also just as convinced that we are still far from end goal: sustainable development. We must evolve sustainability reporting in order to get from here to […]

March 22 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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