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GRI, Danish Institute for Human Rights collaborate on reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2016  |  NEWS
... human rights and sustainability reporting in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals. "Each year, 12% of GDP in OECD member countries is spent on purchasing goods and services," said Teresa Fogelberg, GRI deputy chief executive. "This usually ...

Tax transparency an ESG consideration for investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2016  |  NEWS
... the impacts of tax transparency and tax avoidance information, including work on base erosion and profit sharing (BEPS) by OECD companies and the implications revealed recently in the Panama Papers journalistic investigations. "The question is a broader ...

Global Investors sign Paris Green Bonds Statement

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 DEC 2015  |  NEWS
... central bank operations. The guide features action plans and international best practice examples, and will feed into an OECD report on green bonds, to be launched in 2016, and country-specific policy reports under development by the Climate Bonds Initiative. ...

Peter Woolcott outlines Australian priorities for COP21

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2015  |  NEWS
... private finance will be essential to mitigation efforts, as government finance will not be enough. Woolcott noted that an OECD report released last year in Lima at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting leading to Paris said that there will have ...

CEFC commits $100m to Australian Bioenergy Fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2015  |  NEWS
... Australia's bioenergy sector - Yates cited statistics showing that 0.9% of electricity output is from bioenergy, below the OECD average of 2.4%. The CEFC's investment pipeline has identified AU$3 billion of bioenergy sector projects that could be develop,d ...

Companies considering implication of BEPS reform: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2015  |  NEWS
... international tax experts. Greg Wiebe, global head of tax, KPMG The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has issued a time table to address the implementation of Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS). This includes 15 areas ...

Climate Bond Standard to establish water investment criteria

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 NOV 2014  |  NEWS
... collaboration with Ceres, the Water Resources Institute and CDP, and includes representatives from organisations including the OECD, Asia Development Bank, Imperial College London, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), D.C. Water, Chinese Academy ...

European Parliament adopts standards for ESG disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 APR 2014  |  NEWS
... companies must use, but encouraged companies to use frameworks such as GRI, the UNGC, the UNGP on Business and Human Rights, OECD Guidelines, ISO 26000 and the ILO Tripartite Declaration.

GRI, UN Global Compact, WBSCD to collaborate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 SEP 2013  |  NEWS
... development goals." GRI noted that its G4 framework includes specific references to the UN Global Compact Ten Principles and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, "making it easier for organizations to understand the synergies and complementarities ...

Ernst Ligteringen: G4 and the third industrial revolution

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUN 2013  |  NEWS
... greater accessibility for those new to reporting, and harmonization with other important global frameworks, including the OECD MNE Guidelines, the United Nations Global Compact Principles, and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. G4 ...