Global Reporting Initiative

take notice: rethink, rebuild, report – the Amsterdam global conference on sustainability and transparency – May 26-28, 2010.

The Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) vision is that disclosure on economic, environmental, and social performance become as commonplace and comparable as financial reporting, and as important to organizational success. (About 1/2 /Vision).

Reporting framework; Current priorities; GRI reports; Learning, support; News, events; Who are you? Join; FAQs;
Address: Global Reporting Initiative, Metropool Building, 5th Floor, Weesperstraat 95, 1018 VN, Amsterdam, The Netherlands;

About 2/2 /Mission: … GRI’s mission is to create conditions for the transparent and reliable exchange of sustainability information through the development and continuous improvement of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework. 

What is GRI?

  • The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a network-based organization that has pioneered the development of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework and is committed to its continuous improvement and application worldwide.
  • In order to ensure the highest degree of technical quality, credibility, and relevance, the reporting framework is developed through a consensus-seeking process with participants drawn globally from business, civil society, labor, and professional institutions.

Benefits of OGRI Reporting:

  • Sustainability reports based on the GRI framework can be used to benchmark organizational performance with respect to laws, norms, codes, performance standards and voluntary initiatives; demonstrate organizational commitment to sustainable development; and compare organizational performance over time.
  • GRI promotes and develops this standardized approach to reporting to stimulate demand for sustainability information – which will benefit reporting organizations and those who use report information alike … (full text).

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