10 Nov '11, 8pm

GRI's New Database Makes Sustainability Reports More Valuable

Ernst Ligteringen, Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) was very excited about the potential of the new database, saying: “There is a wealth of sustainability information in thousands of reports from companies around the world that is currently not easy to access. The new database will make this information easily accessible, enabling companies and investors to benchmark and analyze transparency.” Blasco Vázquez of KPMG also believes it has an important value for investors – “this database assists investors in accessing more robust and comparable information, bringing sustainability data into closer alignment to financial reporting data,” he said.

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