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Global Reporting Initiative Standards launched

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Oct 19, 2016

On October 19, 2016, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) released the GRI Standards developed by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB).

The GRI Standards are a set of 36 modular standards that facilitate corporate reporting on topics such as greenhouse gas emissions, energy and water use, and labor practices. The GRI Standards are centered on materiality – focusing on the topics that represent the most significant impacts of the organization and are most important to organizations’ stakeholders – which supports sustainability reporting that is tailored to each individual company. A company can prepare a sustainability report in accordance with the GRI Standards at Core or Comprehensive level, or disclose individual topics to meet specific reporting needs.

The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards will enable companies around the world to be more transparent about their impacts on the economy, the environment and society.

Please click for the press release on the GRI's Web site. The GRI Standards are available for free download through the GRI Standards hub, along with extensive additional resources.

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