2021 GSSB meetings

Learn more about the GSSB's meetings by accessing agendas, discussion documents and Livestream sessions from current or past proceedings.

As established in the GSSB Terms of Reference, the meetings of the GSSB ‘shall be open to the public, but certain discussions (normally about selection, appointment and other administrative issues) may be held in private at the discretion of the GSSB’.

The GSSB therefore publishes the agenda, the documents to be discussed, and a link to the Livestream on this page, approximately two weeks prior to each meeting. Information regarding GSSB meetings held in 2021 can be found below. Archive of the previous years' GSSB meetings can be found here

 

The 2021 GSSB meeting schedule:

Date of GSSB Meeting Time
Thursday 21 January virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CET 
Thursday 25 February virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CET 
Thursday 4 March virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CET 
Tuesday 23 March virtual meeting  13.00 - 15.00 CET 
Thursday 25 March virtual meeting  13.00 - 15.00 CET 
Thursday 29 April virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CEST 
Thursday 10 June virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CEST 
Thursday 17 June virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CEST 
Thursday 1 July virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CEST 
Thursday 23 September virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CEST 
Thursday 21 October virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CEST 
Thursday 18 November virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CET
Thursday 9 December virtual meeting 13.00 - 15.00 CET

 

Most recent GSSB meeting

The most recent meeting of the GSSB took place on 4 March 2021. The agenda and discussion documents can be found below.

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 4 March 2021

This meeting had public sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of 4 March virtual meeting here shortly and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:05 CET ​

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda            for the meeting

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 4 March 2021

13:05-14:55 CET

Session 2:

GRI Universal Standards project:

  • Reporting model
None

14:55-15:00 CET

Session 3:

Any other business and close of meeting

None

 

Previous 2021 GSSB meetings

Learn more about the GSSB meetings held in 2021 by accessing agendas, discussion documents and recordings below in due course. Archive of earlier meetings can be found here.

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 25 February 2021

This meeting had public sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of 25 February virtual meeting here shortly and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:05 CET ​

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • Approval of Item 01 – Draft GSSB meeting summary held on 3 December 2020
  • Approval of Item 02 - Draft GSSB meeting summary held on 10 December 2020
  • Approval of Item 03 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 21 January 2021

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 25 February 2021

Item 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 3 December 2020

Item 02 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 10 December 2020

Item 03 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 21 January 2021 

13:05 -13:20 CET

Session 2: 

GRI Sector Standards Project for Mining:

  • Draft project proposal
Item 04 - GRI Sector Standards Project for Mining – Draft project proposal 

13:20-14:55 CET

Session 3:

GRI Universal Standards project:

  • Project update
    - Feedback on revisions to GRI 101 (Key concepts and Reporting principles)
  • Feedback on revisions to GRI 103
  • Overview of upcoming discussions

Item 05 - GRI Universal Standards Project – Revised GRI 101: Section 2. Key concepts

Item 06 - GRI Universal Standards Project – Revised GRI 101: Section 4. Reporting principles

Item 07 - GRI Universal Standards Project – Public comment feedback on Reporting Principles

Item 08 - GRI Universal Standards Project – Revised GRI 103: Material Topics 

Item 09 - GRI Universal Standards Project – Public comment feedback on GRI 103: Material Topics

14:55-15:00 CET

Session 4:

Any other business and close of meeting

None

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 21 January 2021

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of 21 January virtual meeting here shortly and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:10 CET ​

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • Approval of Item 01 – Draft GSSB meeting summary held on 3 December 2020
  • Approval of Item 02 - Draft GSSB meeting summary held on 10 December 2020
  • Introduction and welcome new/reappointed members

 

Item 00 - GSSB Agenda 21 January 2021

Item 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 3 December 2020

Item 02 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 10 December 2020

13:10-14:25 CET

Session 2: 

Work Program priorities for 2021

Item - 03 GSSB Work Program 2020-2022

13:25-14:25

Session 3:

GRI Universal Standards project update:

    • Topic Boundary

None

14:25-14:30 CET

Session 4:

Any other business and close of public meeting

None

14:30-15:00 CET

Session 5:

Private session

None

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