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Business Transparency Program

​Facilitate sustainability reporting in a group of businesses



​GRI’s Business Transparency Program  supports groups of companies during their first reporting cycles, from introducing them to sustainability and transparency to handholding them in publishing their first reports.

If you want to foster increased transparency and accountability amongst a group of businesses, GRI’s Business Transparency Program can help. The Program helps groups of businesses achieve competitive advantage, enhance their reputation and stimulate innovation.

​GRI has been working on various projects under the Business Transparency Program, supporting more than 400 organizations since the program was launched in 2006. Please find an overview of all the ongoing and past projects, below. For more information contact GRI at


In 2015, GRI implemented a Business Transparency Program project, under Sida’s funding, for 12 SMEs based in Turkey. Read More >>



​Under the Sida-funding, GRI implemented a project in India for 14 SMEs in the automotive sector. Read More >>

Under the SECO-funding, GRI implemented four different projects in SECO-priority countries, Indonesia, Peru, Vietnam and South Africa. Read More >>

In 2014, GRI also coordinated a Business Transparency Program for 39 member companies of the coordinated a Business Transparency Program for 39 member companies of the Colombian Association of Flower Exporters (ASOCOLFLORES). This program was fully funded by The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ). Read More >>




​The EU-funded project 'Scaling Up Sustainable Development of MSME Clusters In India' aimed to improve the sustainability performance of 500 MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises) in the Indian foundry sector. The Business Transparency Program supported selected companies in data gathering and sustainability reporting. GRI’s contribution to this program started in 2012 for 100 MSMEs and was completed in mid-2016. Read more >>






 2006 - 2009