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GRI - Global Reporting Initiative

We provide the world's most widely used sustainability reporting standards, which cover topics that range from biodiversity to tax, waste to emissions, diversity and equality to health and safety.

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The global leader for impact reporting

Welcome to GRI. For over 25 years, we have developed and delivered the global best practice for how organizations communicate and demonstrate accountability for their impacts on the environment, economy and people.

We provide the world's most widely used sustainability reporting standards, which cover topics that range from biodiversity to tax, waste to emissions, diversity and equality to health and safety. As such, GRI reporting is the enabler for transparency and dialogue between companies and their stakeholders. 

Our services and support

Become a sustainability reporting expert and take your reporting to the next level with guidance and support from GRI.

We offer online courses, including a certified training program - as well as other services and tools to fine-tune and improve your reporting. Meanwhile, our membership network provides access to thought leadership and other exclusive opportunities. 

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Tom Whittles, GRI Senior Media Relations Manager

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GRI and IFRS Foundation collaboration to deliver full interoperability that enables seamless sustainability reporting

In response to market demand, the two organizations will work together to optimize how GRI and ISSB Standards can be used together

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Understanding the new naming system of the GRI Standards

Updates in the naming convention of revised and new Standards for easier and more intuitive referencing

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Making the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive accessible for all

New ‘CSRD Essentials’ series explains the EU's mandatory sustainability reporting requirements

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One-in-four major companies report with GRI Tax Standard

Analysis of top 1,000 businesses on use of GRI 207 for tax transparency

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GRI joins the Alliance for Sustainable Enterprises

Leadership role for the development of a sustainability reporting framework for small and medium enterprises

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Strengthened collaboration between GRI and TNFD

Plans for new resources on nature-related corporate reporting

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Shaping the future of sustainability policy

GRI publishes guides to foster better disclosure and standards-based policymaking

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Enhancing transparency in the Latin American oil and gas sector

An analysis of opportunities and challenges in climate disclosure

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Understanding the importance of assurance in sustainability reporting

New GRI Academy course provides key tools for optimizing assurance processes in your sustainability report

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Voluntary disclosure policies lead global sustainability agenda

Major growth in sustainability and ESG policies revealed in latest Carrots & Sticks report

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New training on how to disclose biodiversity impacts

GRI Academy course focuses on the revamped Biodiversity Standard

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More progress still needed on sustainability assurance

IFAC research finds the GRI Standards remain the most frequently used and assured

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Progress on textiles and apparel sustainability standard

Multi-stakeholder group appointed to develop new GRI Sector Standard

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Shape the future of sustainability reporting

Nominations open for new members to join the Stakeholder Council

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A bird’s eye view on reporting regulations and the SDGs

Our latest podcast examines new disclosure expectations for businesses

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Route map to climate accountability and a just transition

Two weeks to go in consultation on the new GRI Climate Change and Energy Standards

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Sustainability standard to accelerate accountability in the mining sector

Launch of GRI Mining Standard drills down on the impacts of the sector

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Transparency standard to inform global response to biodiversity crisis

New GRI Biodiversity Standard available for use by companies around the world

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Refreshed governance for global sustainability standard setter

New members appointed to GRI’s Global Sustainability Standards Board

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EU Due Diligence Directive a major step in advancing responsible business conduct

GRI welcomes agreement reached on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

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Setting the standard for transparency on climate change impacts

Consultation underway for GRI Climate Change and Energy Standards

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EFRAG and GRI enhance collaboration with deeper ties

New cooperation agreement reached, as GRI-ESRS Interoperability Index is made publicly available

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GRI establishes Sustainability Innovation Lab in coordination with the IFRS Foundation

Capacity building and research platform based in Singapore, serving Asia and beyond, seeks to turbo-drive sustainability transformation

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Final adoption of ESRS a ‘game changer’ for mandatory reporting

MEPs back roll-out of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards, as close alignment with GRI confirmed

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Help guide our standard-setting priorities

Open call for members to join the Global Sustainability Standards Board

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GRI partners with Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry

Alliance to train 8,000 enterprises in sustainability reporting

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European Commission signals ESRS alignment with GRI

Adoption of new EU sustainability standards underlines progress on global interoperability

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The inside track on corporate action for the SDGs

New GRI podcast focuses on business contributions to sustainable development

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Global expert in corporate sustainability to chair GSSB

Carol Adams appointed to GRI’s Global Sustainability Standards Board

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