Global Reporting Initiative

Founding Year: 1997

Staff: 214


 Mr. Eric Hespenheide (Chairman)

Is an “independent, international organization working on sustainability reporting.” GRI “helps businesses and governments worldwide understand and communicate their impact on critical sustainability issues in order to create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone.” The “GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards are developed with true multi-stakeholder contributions and are rooted in the public interest.”

Work areas:


  • The Resource Centre includes “GRI Standards, as well as articles, research, videos, and more to support organizations in their sustainability reporting journey.”


Global Reporting Initiative contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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