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Data Partners in Africa

GRI works with its Data Partners to capture vital information about sustainability reporting, and developments in organizational disclosure.

Data Partner Details
​GRI Data Partners are an organization's first point of contact for registering a report on the Sustainability Disclosure Database. Below is the list of official GRI Data Partners in Africa, including details related to registering a report with them.
Sustainability Excellence's Data Partner details
Sustainability Excellence is a recognized leader in sustainability advisory services in the Arab region. We combine extensive regional expertise and experience with a compelling international track record.  We support companies and governments in:
  • Identifying and integrating key sustainability opportunities and risks into overall business strategy;
  • Implementation and securing performance gains;
  • Developing sustainability reports capturing overall economic, environmental and social performance; and
  • Supporting sustainability data management through our online ESG management solutions.

Sustainability Excellence tracks the publicly available sustainability performance data of over 400 of the biggest companies in the region across 55 sustainability measures.

Ivory Coast

BeDevelopment's Data Partner details
BeDevelopment is an Ivorian consulting firm dedicated to the management of innovation and sustainable development in West Africa. As such we're working on 4 pillars:

- Green economy: Together with organizations like UNDP or the World Bank, BeDevelopment promotes strategies to support the development of a green economy. BeDevelopment is also advising private companies for the business development of eco-innovating projects

- Managing the transition: BeDevelopment applies international management tools and systems to help private companies in the management of their transition toward a green economy: ISO 26000 and the UN Sustainable development goals for CSR strategies, GRI 4 for CSR reporting guidelines; ISO 9001, ISO 1400, OHSAS 18001 for quality, security and environment, etc.

-  Philanthropy: We support companies to elaborate philanthropy strategies in accordance with their core business. BeDevelopment also funds the REVE (Reseau pour l'Economie Verte et l'Environement) an NGO promoting the sharing of experiene on sustainable development experiences in West Africa

- Eco-communication: to spread the words, we have developed a multimedia studio in charge of the production of reports, videos, web, infographics, exclusively related to sustainable development & CS
Sustainability Excellence's Data Partner details

LesLeaders-Reporting's Data Partner details​

Contact LesLeaders-Reporting to register a report

Les Leaders de la RSE-Reporting provides training and consulting services for the development of Extra-Financial Reporting according to GRI standard G4 in Morocco and Francophone Africa. Les Leaders de la RSE-Reporting advises companies, NGOs, governments and regulatory authorities.

Les Leaders de la RSE-Reporting has a complete range of solutions allowing to position company as an organization model that takes into account the impact of its decisions on economic, social and environmental areas.

Les Leaders de la RSE-Reporting activity is the branch of the firm Dar Attawassoul (, publisher of an annual guide book titled Leaders of CSR in Morocco and web platform. The interventions of the firm focuses on Training, consulting, evaluation and communication of the sustainability performance.​
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Sustainability Excellence's Data Partner details
South Africa  
Russell and Associate's Data Partner details
Russell and Associates is a multi-faceted communications consultancy providing a broad range of communication services, primarily to clients in the natural resources sector.
Established in May 1999, with a single account, the consultancy now services over 50 clients across the world.
Russell and Associates has a team of talented individuals with extensive experience in all aspects of the communications field, including investor relations, media and public liaison, crisis communication, websites, strategic communication, employee communication, media and presentation skills training, the development and production of publications, event management and photography. Centrally located in northern Johannesburg, South Africa, Russell and Associates has a network of contacts in New York, London, Sydney and Perth and is able to provide access to international expertise and a global audience.
Russell and Associates is a member of the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) and the Investment Analysts Society (IAS), and is an organizational stakeholder of the GRI.

Sustainability Excellence's Data Partner details