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Content Index Service

Increase the accuracy and usability of your GRI content index

 What is the Content Index Service?


​The GRI Content Index Service helps report preparers to improve the accuracy and usability of their GRI content index. Its purpose is to ensure that your content index is in line with the requirements of the GRI Standards or G4 Guidelines.

GRI Standards have superseded the G4 Guidelines, which will be phased out on 1 July 2018. Use of the GRI Standards will be required for all reports or other materials published on or after 1 July 2018. The G4 Guidelines will remain valid until then. GRI Services Team accepts applications for Content Index Services on G4 reports until 1 June 2018 and Materiality Disclosure and SDG Mapping Services until 15 June 2018. All services submitted on G4 reports will need to be completed before 30 June 2018 to qualify for the organizational mark. It is the organization's responsibility to ensure that their report using the G4 Guidelines is published before the G4 Guidelines become invalid. 

The GRI content index is the main navigation tool of your report, and the first point of reference for report users. This service will confirm that your content index is accurate, and that all disclosures are labeled correctly within your report.


 What does the Content Index Service review?


 What are the timelines and fees for the Content Index Service?


 Organizational mark for your GRI Content Index!


 How can I apply for the Content Index Service?


 What documents do I need to consult?

​Do you have a G4 based report?
​Do you report using the new GRI Standards?
​Sign-up form Sign-up form
​Methodology Methodology
Terms & Conditions​ Terms & Conditions​
More Guidance?​​
Content Index Preparation Document (G4)
Content Index Tool

GRI Communications Protocol (G4)

GRI Communications Protocol (Standards)

Disclaimer: GRI services do not verify, check or pass judgment on the quality of the disclosures within a report nor the process of preparing the disclosures. That responsibility remains with the reporting organization and its stakeholders. GRI’s services are not an external assurance engagement, although are complementary. GRI does not carry any legal responsibility for the implementation of the feedback by the organization. The GSSB is an independent operating entity under the auspices of GRI and has sole responsibility for setting globally accepted standards for sustainability reporting and as such has no involvement with the delivery of GRI Services.