Customers, investors, governments and other stakeholders are demanding more transparency regarding corporate sustainability performance. Publicly discussing sustainability challenges, risks, and opportunities not only enhances credibility and reputation, but also helps build relationships with key stakeholders, catalyzes innovation and performance improvement, and creates business value.

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a non-profit organization that promotes this transparent disclosure through a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework that is highly respected and widely used around the world. The GRI Standards, developed through a global, multi-stakeholder process, are the most recent iteration of the framework.