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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Global Reporting Initiative

The GRI standards are modular global standards for sustainability reporting for organisations focused on its materials.

Themes

Economic performance
Market presence
Indirect economic impacts
Procurement practices
Material efficiency
Energy efficiency
Water depletion
Climate change
Ozone depletion
Biodiversity
Equality
Occupational safety, security & tranquility
Participation, influence and perception
Autonomy
Legality
Physical hazards
Human toxicity

Spatial focus of impact

Local
Generic

Open Access

Yes

Assessment type

Qualitative
Mixed
Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Local
Regional

Technical Stage

Commercial

Life Cycle

No life cycle

English available

Yes

Object: Organisation
Goal: Self-assessment; management tool; communication
Motivation: Harmonisation