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Start a race to the top in your supply chain

Tim Mohin outlines three steps to ensure your suppliers toe the line on responsibility The trend toward outsourcing, coupled with high profile cases of poor conditions in the supply chains of global brands has led to an explosion of interest in the area of “supplier responsibility”. Stated simply, supplier responsibility is about holding suppliers accountable to the standards […]






May 08 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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Measuring What Matters: The Power of KPIs to Advance Sustainability

“If everything is important, then nothing is.” This quote from Patrick Lencioni illuminates the heart of the problem with today’s sustainability reporting practices. Too many seasoned organizations are still struggling to focus their reporting on the impacts that matter most. And companies that have not yet started reporting are discouraged from doing so, when they […]






April 19 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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An exclusive interview with Tim Mohin, GRI’s new Chief Executive

An exclusive interview with Tim Mohin, GRI’s new Chief Executive






April 06 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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What I learned on my Listening Tour: Sustainability reporting needs to evolve

After two decades working as a CSR professional and just three months leading GRI, I’m more convinced than ever that transparency is a powerful force for change. But I’m also just as convinced that we are still far from end goal: sustainable development. We must evolve sustainability reporting in order to get from here to […]






March 22 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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How to approach corporate sustainability reporting in 2017

Tim Mohin and Jean Rogers Thursday, March 16, 2017 – 2:11am One reason behind the popularity of sustainability reporting is that transparency not only helps companies tell their story, it also drives improvements in performance. As per the business axiom, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” Transparency is a currency that builds trust. Because […]






March 16 / 2017
Author Tim Mohin
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VR For Good – It Can Do Much More Than Game

As the person responsible for corporate responsibility at AMD, my day job is often focused on the environmental or social impacts of our company. When it comes to AMD’s products, we typically look at the amount of energy they consume and provide analyses to support our 25×20 energy efficiency initiative. But recently, our team had […]






October 28 / 2016
Author Tim Mohin
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When Corporate Responsibility is Part of Your Day Job

It started with a Facebook post. Back in March of this year, the Prime Minister of Jamaica – the most Honorable Andrew Holness – posted that he had donated a Lenovo laptop powered by an AMD processor to a deserving student. David Bennett (AMD VP of Sales), who is from Jamaica, saw the post and […]






September 15 / 2016
Author Tim Mohin
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Climate Science Strengthens AMD Targets for Its Processors

How big of a threat is climate change? According to a survey of 750 experts conducted by the World Economic Forum: “Catastrophe caused by climate change is seen as the biggest potential threat to the global economy in 2016.” The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) says “climate change poses a fundamental threat to the places, species […]






July 21 / 2016
Author Tim Mohin
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Villain or Hero? How Digital Technology Affects Climate Change

By Tim Mohin and Justin Murrill As world leaders gather at the United Nations Climate Summit in Paris in December, the stakes are high for the planet. 2015 is shaping up to be the hottest year on record, projected to beat the previous record holder, 2014.1 While the previous 20 meetings of the Conference of […]






December 02 / 2015
Author Tim Mohin
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Energy Efficiency in the Digital Age: A Win-Win

Three billion personal computers in use today consume more than 1% of energy production, and 30 million computer servers use an added 1.5% of global electricity generation. And it’s not just computers using all of this power. The explosion of smartphones, tablets and the other digitally enabled devices – the so called “Internet of Things” […]






June 01 / 2015
Author Tim Mohin
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