Submitted by: Global Sustain
Posted: Feb 19, 2014 – 08:48 AM EST
ATHENS, BRUSSELS and MELBOURNE, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain believes that sustainability reporting is an integral part of implementing the vision of sustainability and through its partnership with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) as a data partner and organizational stakeholder, emphasizes the importance of accountability and transparency for sustainability.
"Embracing the Report or Explain Campaign Forum is the best way to send a strong message that in order to be sustainable, you should report responsibly," says Michael Spanos, Managing Partner of Global Sustain.
Global Sustain is among the 25 members of the Report or Explain (RoE) Campaign Forum administered by the GRI, which aims to provide a convening space for all organizations wanting to drive sustainability disclosure as a mainstream management and accountability tool, and believes that sustainability reporting is necessary and beneficial in doing so.
Global Sustain publishes a sustainability report according to the GRI and the United Nations Global Compact guidelines and through its innovative on-line and off-line services and activities aims to raise awareness about the RoE Campaing Forum in a number of ways, including:
For further information regarding the RoE Campaign Forum visit the official website.
About Global Sustain
Founded in 2006, Global Sustain with offices in Athens, Brussels and Melbourne, creates awareness and inspires and supports companies and organisations to embody sustainability, through advisory, communications, networking and training, with a focus on the people-planet-profit philosophy. Its members include corporations, non-governmental and non-profit organisations, municipalities and local authorities, educational foundations, media, professional bodies, think tanks and other public or private entities. Global Sustain is a signatory to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, a GRI Data Partner and Organisational Stakeholder (OS), an affiliated member of the Academy of Business in Society (ABIS), collaborates with CSRwire and Ethical Performance, and donates a percentage of its annual pre-tax earnings to help fund innovative, not-for-profit projects that make an impact. www.globalsustain.org.
About the Report or Explain Campaign Forum
The Report or Explain Campaign Forum is open to all who believe that sustainability reporting is necessary and beneficial – that companies should reveal their performance or the reasons why they don’t. This Campaign aims to increase organizational transparency worldwide. The RoE Campaign Forum tracks global initiatives to advance the goal of mainstreaming environmental, social and governance disclosure. The Campaign Forum is championed by a wide range of organizations. Campaign Forum participants advance the sustainability reporting agenda Organizations can join and contribute to the Campaign Forum, sharing information on developments and initiatives on the disclosure of sustainability information.
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