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GRI to update three Universal Standards, seeks public comment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... revisions increase alignment between the GRI Standards and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and the OECD's guidelines and tools on responsible business conduct. The GRI also recently released a standard that to assist organisations ...

GRI hires director of capital markets engagement, head of policy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020  |  NEWS
... will lead the work "to enable policy alignment to the GRI Standards by international organisations (such as UN agencies, the OECD and G20) and national governments." Reuten has run an urban development consultancy, served eight years as a district alderman ...

GRI launches tax reporting standard for comprehensive disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 DEC 2019  |  NEWS
... Tax Standard challenges this status quo by outlining clear best practice for disclosure." The Tax Standard builds on the OECD Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), "which requires large multinationals (in OECD countries) to provide country-by-country ...

Q&A with Pablo Berrutti on launch of Altiorem

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019  |  NEWS
... come from NGOs like Carbon Tracker and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, to multi-lateral organisation like the OECD, World Economic Forum and the World Bank to commercial organisations like Lazard's levelised cost of energy analysis or ...

ACSI updates gender diversity policy to apply to ASX200 companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019  |  NEWS
... women representation on boards by the end of 2021. "This is an amazing achievement as Australia is the first country in the OECD region to achieve significant targets without regulatory intervention, ahead of UK, US and Canada," said Nicola Wakefield ...

Exploring the risks, impacts of future of work on investments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 MAR 2018  |  NEWS
... accumulation of superannuation as employment patterns change. The Morgan Stanley report cites studies by Oxford University and the OECD that estimate "up to 47% of jobs in the US and 35% in the UK could potentially be at risk by the early 2030s." There ...

Moving towards an Australian Modern Slavery Act: what does it mean for business?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017  |  NEWS
... embassies; including a definition of supply chains for goods and services (including financial services) that considers the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, and which covers aid, donations and giving by government and entities; and publishing a list of products ...

Transparency around tax payments continues to be issue: CAER

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2017  |  NEWS
... multinational companies, which revealed that: "- Only 2.5% of companies reported comprehensively on their tax payments in line with OECD recommendations. This minority provide a geographical breakdown of their tax payments and data on their operations ...

Bribery and corruption cited as sustainability engagement theme for 2017

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 JAN 2017  |  NEWS
... associated with bribery, corruption, whistle-blowers and so on," Peres da Costa said. "Look at Rio, Leightons, the [2012] OECD report on implementation which last time was less than complementary about what was going on in Australia. That's likely to ...

Cbus signs Global Statement on Investor Obligations and Duties

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2016  |  NEWS
... determine materiality. The statement will enable PRI and UNEP FI to work with organisations including the G7, the G20, the OECD and the European Union. It was launched in Paris and with the French Treasury and OECD. "Meeting the Paris agreement's goals ...