Global Reporting Initiative


Name of initiative Global Reporting Initiative
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address
Related initiatives
Starting year 1997
End year
Secretariat Global Reporting Initiative, Barbara Strozzilaan 336, 1083 HN Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Phone: +31(0) 20 531 00 00, E-mail:

Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation Global Reporting Initiative
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
Location/Nationality of lead organisation Netherlands


Description GRI is an international independent organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others.

GRI promotes the use of sustainability reporting as a way for organizations to become more sustainable and contribute to sustainable development.

Objectives A sustainable global economy where organizations manage their economic, environmental, social and governance performance and impacts responsibly, and report transparently.

To make sustainability reporting standard practice by providing guidance and support to organizations.

Activities Standardizing sustainability reporting and providing up-to-date guidance

Creating capacity through training and outreach Promoting a Report or Explain approach to sustainability reporting policy Supporting the development of integrated reporting

One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Technical dialogue, Capacity building, Political dialogue
Activity of initiative Norms and standard setting, Training and education, Knowledge dissemination and exchange
Comments on indicators and goals
How will goals be achieved
Have you changed or strenghtened your goals
Progress towards the goals
How are you tracking progress of your initiative
Available reporting


Participants Number Names
Members 529  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 0
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 529 See:
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No
Last update: 10 September 2018 14:26:14

Not only have national states as participators