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Sustainability Resources


With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) provides the world’s most widely used standard on sustainability reporting and disclosure, enabling business, governments, civil society and citizens to make better decisions based on information that matters.


25 years ago, Ceres was founded largely in response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill that occurred on March 24, 1989. The idea was to bring environmentalists and capitalists together to forge a new sustainable business model, one that would protect the health of the planet and the long-term prosperity of its people.

Global Goals

In September 2015, the United Nations launched Global Goals, a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty and tackle climate changes for everyone by 2030


Founded in January 1996, BrownFlynn is a leading corporate sustainability and governance consulting firm. They exclusively advise Fortune 500 and privately held companies on corporate sustainability and governance. BrownFlynn partners with their clients so they can achieve positive and tangible social, environmental, and economic impact, leading to sustained value. Update: In 2018, BrownFlynn was acquired by ERM.