BWise joins the Global Reporting Initiative committing to Sustainability Performance Reporting
New York, NY and ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, October 4, 2011 – BWise, the global leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management software solutions, announced today that it is continuing its commitment to support sustainability performance reporting by joining the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). By joining GRI as an organizational stakeholder, BWise further substantiates its dedication to sustainability performance reporting. In fact, BWise has integrated GRI into its independent analyst recognized, leading GRC platform.
The GRI initiative produces a comprehensive Sustainability Reporting Framework that is widely used around the world, to enable greater organizational transparency. Ultimately, GRI drives sustainability reporting by organizations. This relationship with GRI provides BWise with access to a network of other organizational stakeholders through meetings and webinars designed to enable the sharing of knowledge and best practice, helping to develop the quality of sustainability reporting.
Mike Wallace, Director of GRI's Focal Point USA, said, "Organizational stakeholders that support GRI help us drive sustainability reporting worldwide. By joining, BWise is committing to work towards a sustainable global economy, and supporting its customers to be more sustainable and transparent.”
Robert Pijselman, BWise CEO commented, “Our global customers not only track, measure and manage financial data systematically, but information on risk reporting and sustainability performance has also become essential in evaluating corporate performance. BWise is a strong believer in Sustainability Performance Reporting as part of an organization’s daily operation. With the integration of the GRI framework into the BWise Governance, Risk management and Compliance suite, we enable organizations to implement corporate sustainability reporting into their daily operations using their existing risk management structure and processes.”
BWise is hosting an online webinar as part of its collaboration with GRI. The webinar will present best practice and methods to incorporate sustainability performance management into an organization’s daily operation.