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  66 Experts Tell GRI: Enhance Guidance on Sustainability Context in G4
Earlier this week, 66 members of the Sustainability Context Group submitted a letter asking the GRI to enhance guidance on its Principle of Sustainability Context. Amongst the 66 signatories is GRI co-founder and former CEO Allen White, who originally proposed inclusion of the concept of Sustainability Context in GRI's guidelines back in 1999.
EPA Praises Intel, Kohl's, Staples and Whole Foods for 'Sustained' Commitment to Green Power
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented its 12th annual Green Power Leadership Awards this week to 24 Green Power Partners, including the first-ever award for "Sustained Excellence in Green Power" to Intel Corporation, Kohl's Department Stores, Staples, and Whole Foods Market.

Social Impact Reporting in a Fast-Changing Landscape
Many CSR and sustainability professionals confirm that the process of researching, compiling and writing reports is better for informing and engaging internal stakeholders and helping reinforce culture than engaging external audiences. Finding consistent ways to frame and communicate those efforts is becoming increasingly important to brands.

How Transparency in Plastic Use Can Benefit Companies and Investors
Discarded plastic, with a half-life of hundreds of years for some products, continues to find its way into our environment at ever-growing rates. The Plastic Disclosure Project (PDP) was announced at the Clinton Global Initiative in order to bring awareness and broad engagement to improving our plastic waste problems.

Call for Content! October's Issue in Focus: Driving Supply Chain Sustainability
Guest editor Phil Berry, VP of Sustainability Strategy at WSP Environment and Energy, is seeking content to publish during the month of October. This is a great opportunity to showcase your company's supply chain and sustainability plans, programs and activities that reduce risk or increase sustainability.
Do you want to share your insights, observations and points of view regularly with the readers of SB Business Weekly? To be considered as a contributor, please email our editorial department with your relevant credentials, several column ideas and 1 writing sample. Please review our editorial guidelines before submitting.
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