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An Introduction to the
GRI Financial Services
 Sector Supplement
Content

       Why develop a Supplement for the Sector?
       What is in?
       Who are the users?
       Who devel...
Why develop a Supplement for
 the Sector?
       Sector facing a high level of expectation from
        stakeholder group...
What is in?

 Sector-specific sustainability reporting guidance for the
 Financial Services sector, integrated into the GR...
What is in?

 And covering the aspects of sustainable development that
 characterize the Financial Services sector:

     ...
Who are the users?

      Retail banking
      Commercial and corporate banking
      Asset management
      Insurance...
Who developed this?
 A multi-stakeholder geographically diverse GRI Working
 Group through a consensus-based approach with...
And how?

       A first Pilot Version (2002 – 2005):
         Environmental and Social Performance
         In accorda...
What is next?

   Financial Services companies to use the
    Supplement
   Reporting with the Supplement required to
  ...
Thank you!

For more information or to download
    the Supplement, please visit:

      www.globalreporting.org
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  1. 1. An Introduction to the GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement
  2. 2. Content  Why develop a Supplement for the Sector?  What is in?  Who are the users?  Who developed this?  And how?  What is next? GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  3. 3. Why develop a Supplement for the Sector?  Sector facing a high level of expectation from stakeholder groups with regards to transparency on its sustainability impacts  Reporting in the sector increasing year-over-year  Sector-specific themes not covered in the G3 Guidelines  Manifest interest of the sector in developing a Supplement  Potential for affecting sustainability impact by more effective reporting GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  4. 4. What is in? Sector-specific sustainability reporting guidance for the Financial Services sector, integrated into the GRI G3 Guidelines. Consisting of sector-specific:  Introductory section  Commentary on existing G3 Guidelines content  New disclosures on management approach and performance indicators, and its associated indicator protocols GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  5. 5. What is in? And covering the aspects of sustainable development that characterize the Financial Services sector:  Product Portfolio  Investment and  Audits Procurement Practices  Active Ownership  Community  Economic Performance  Product and Service Labeling GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  6. 6. Who are the users?  Retail banking  Commercial and corporate banking  Asset management  Insurance GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  7. 7. Who developed this? A multi-stakeholder geographically diverse GRI Working Group through a consensus-based approach with several public comment opportunities: AVIVA, Bank of America, Bank of China, BCSC Fundación Social (Colombia), BMO Financial Group, Calvert Group Ltd., CECA (Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros), Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS) Inc., Citigroup, Co-operative Financial Services, Co-operative Insurance, CoreRatings Ltd., Corporate Citizenship Centre, University of South Africa (UNISA), Credit Suisse Group, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Asset Management (PCAM), Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Earthwatch Europe, EIRIS, Euronatur, FGVSP (Centro de Estudos em Sustentabilidade), Friends of the Earth, USA, Germanwatch, Global Reporting Initiative, Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de Empresas (INCAE), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Interpolis NV, Insurance Australia Group (IAG), National Australia Bank (NAB), Nedbank, Rabobank Nederland, Rheinland Versicherungen, Standard Bank of South Africa, Standard Chartered, State Street Corporation, Swiss Life, Swiss Reinsurance Company, Tapiola Insurance Group, The Co-operative Bank, The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), UBS AG, UNEP Finance Initiative, Union Network, Vancity & Citizens Bank of Canada, Verein für Umweltmanagement in Banken (VfU), VicSuper Pty Ltd, Westpac Banking Corporation, Wilderness Society Australia, XL Winterthur International and Zürcher Kantonalbank. Developed in collaboration with UNEP-Finance Initiative. GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  8. 8. And how?  A first Pilot Version (2002 – 2005):  Environmental and Social Performance  In accordance with GRI 2002 Guidelines  And a Final Version (2006 – 2008):  Review of reporting experience  Update to GRI G3 Guidelines (2006)  Including Indicator Protocols GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  9. 9. What is next?  Financial Services companies to use the Supplement  Reporting with the Supplement required to obtain GRI Application Level A from 1 January 2010  Discuss the reporting in the sector in LinkedIn GRI Financial Services Sector Supplement Copyright protected © 2000-2010 GRI
  10. 10. Thank you! For more information or to download the Supplement, please visit: www.globalreporting.org
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