About GRI

GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) is the independent, international organization that helps businesses and other organizations take responsibility for their impacts, by providing them with the global common language to communicate those impacts. 

The GRI Secretariat is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and we have a network of seven regional offices to ensure we support organizations and stakeholders worldwide.

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Catalyst for a sustainable world

We work with businesses, investors, policymakers, civil society, labor organizations and other experts to develop the GRI Standards and promote their use by organizations around the world. 

Used by more than 10,000 organizatioons in over 100 countries, the Standards are advancing the practice of sustainability reporting, and enabling organizations and their stakeholders to take action that creates economic, environmental and social benefits for everyone.

As confirmed by 2022 research from KPMG, the GRI Standards remain the most widely used sustainability reporting standards globally. 

Mission & history

Global presence

Our seven regional offices, strategically located around the world, help to advance reporting and respond to the needs of local stakeholders at both regional and country level. Each office is guided by advisory groups which include high-level representation from the region. 

Our regional offices are based in Johannesburg (Africa), Singapore (ASEAN), São Paulo (Brazil), Hong Kong (Greater China Region), Bogota (Latin America), New York (North America), and New Delhi (South Asia). All other regions (including Europe) are supported from the GRI Secretariat in Amsterdam (The Netherlands).