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Sustainability Reporting

Practices in India

Group 5
Why are Organizations
Reporting?
Global Reporting Initiative(GRI)

● GRI is an independent international


organization that has pioneered sustainability
reporting since 1997
● Helps businesses and governments worldwide
understand and communicate their impact on
critical sustainability issues such as climate
change, human rights, governance and social
well-being
● Focus areas:
○ Create standards and guidance to advance sustainable development
○ Harmonize the sustainability landscape
○ Lead efficient and effective sustainability reporting
Global Reporting
Initiative(GRI)
VISION:
A thriving global community that lifts humanity
and enhances the resources on which all life
depends

MISION:
To empower decisions that create social,
environmental and economic benefits for
everyone
GRI and the Evolution of Reporting
Most Widely Used GRI Indicator

For the top 50 BSE companies

DIRECT ECONOMIC VALUE GENERATED AND


DISTRIBUTED

DIRECT GREENHOUSE GAS (GHG) EMISSIONS


(SCOPE 1)
Best Company for Sustainability and
CSR in 2018
TATA Chemicals
Implementing Partners
● Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development
● Tata Chemicals Golden Jubilee Trust
● OKHAI
● Uday Foundation
● District Rural Development Agency (DRDA)
● Water & Sanitation Support Organization
(WSSO)
● Gujarat Green Revolution Company Limited
(GGRC)
● Krishi Vikas Kendra
● Sarva Sikha Abhiyan Authority
● Ambuja Cement Foundation
Thematic Areas
● Eradication Hunger, Poverty, Malnutrition

● Preventive Healthcare, Water and Sanitation

● Education, Employability and Livelihoods


Enhancement

● Gender, Equality and Women Empowerment,


Senior Citizens Care

● Environmental Sustainability
CSR Projects of TATA Chemicals
1. Disaster Relief - Project Budget - .75 Cr
2. Inclusive growth and empowerment - Project
Budget - 1.15 Cr
3. Healthcare/ Sanitation - Project Budget - 1.8 Cr.
4. Education - 3.66 cr.
5. Natural resource Management - 4.63 cr.
6. Poverty Alleviation, Livelihood enhancement -
1.06 cr.
• Agenda: Plan of action for people , planet and prosperity
It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in large freedom
It aims to eradicate poverty in all forms and dimensions

• India ranks 116 out of 157 nations on a 2017 sustainable development global index

• Adopted in 2015, it contains 17 SDG and the 169 targets that shape the world’s
most ambitious global agenda
Reporting of SDG by the corporates…

72% of companies mention the SDGs in their annual


corporate or sustainable report

50% of companies have identified priority SDGs

23% disclosed meaningful Key Performance Indicators


and targets related to the goals

27% of the total companies mentioned SDGs as part of


their business strategy

Does company mention


SDGs in their reporting?
Companies prioritization of SDGs…
Focusing on top 3 most followed goals
Good Health and Well Being (Goal 3):

 400 million have no basic health service


 7 million people die every year from exposure to fine particles in polluted air
 1 in 3 women have experienced either physical or sexual violence

Quality Education(Goal 4):

 91% enrollment in primary education in developing countries


 In developing countries, 1 in 4 girls is not in school
 103 million youth lack basic literacy skills, mostly women(60%)
 Still 57 million primary-aged children remain out of school

Decent work and economic growth (Goal 8):

 91% enrollment in primary education in developing countries


 In developing countries, 1 in 4 girls is not in school
 103 million youth lack basic literacy skills, mostly women(60%)
 Still 57 million primary-aged children remain out of school