2022 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 2022 can be found below shortly. Archive of the previous years' GSSB meetings can be found here

2022 GSSB meeting dates

Date

Time

Thursday 10 February

13:00-15:00 CET

Thursday 17 March

13:00-15:00 CET

Thursday 28 April

13:00-15:00 CEST

Thursday 19 May

13:00-15:00 CEST

Thursday 17 June

13:00-15:00 CEST

Thursday 21 July

13:00-15:00 CEST

Thursday 15 September

13:00-15:00 CEST

Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 October

2-day in person meeting

Thursday 17 November

13:00-15:00 CET

Thursday 15 December

13:00-15:00 CET

 

Most recent GSSB meeting

The most recent meeting of the GSSB took place on 15 September 2022. The agenda and discussion documents can be found below.

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 15 September 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 15 September virtual meeting here shortly and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:05 CEST

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • Item 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 7 July 2022

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 15 September 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 7 July 2022

13:05-13:20 CEST

Session 2:

Update Standards Division

 

 

None

 

13:20 -13:40 CEST

Session 3:

Update revision of labor-related Standards

Item 02 – GRI Topic Standard Project for Labor – Proposed members for the technical committee

Item 03 - GRI Topic Standards Project for Labor - Terms of Reference

13:40-14:00 CEST

Session 4:

Update Work Program 2023-2025

None

14:00-14:30 CEST

Session 5:

Presentation by IFC on Transparency Related to Land Acquisition and Resettlement - input to the GSSB Workplan 2023-2025

None
Private session Documents

14:30-15:00 CEST

Session 6:

Private session

None

Previous 2022 GSSB meetings

Learn more about the GSSB meetings held in 2022 by accessing agendas, discussion documents and recordings below shortly. Archive of earlier meetings can be found here.

 

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 7 July 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 7 July virtual meeting here and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:05 CEST

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • Item 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 19 May 2022
  • Item 02 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 16 June 2022

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 7 July 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 19 May 2022

Item 02 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 16 June 2022

13:05-13:15 CEST

Session 2:

Update Standards Division

 

 

None

 

13:15-13:40 CEST

Session 3:

Draft Project proposal Topic Standards for Labor

Item 03 - GRI Topic Standards for Labor - Project proposal

13:40-14:00 CEST

Session 4:

Update of the Biodiversity project

None

14:00-14:30 CEST

Session 5:

The Living Income Community of Practice presentation on living income and living wage - input to the GSSB Workplan 2023-2025

None
Private session Documents

14:30-15:00 CET

Session 6:

Private session

None

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GSSB Virtual Meeting – 16 June 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 16 June virtual meeting here and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:05 CEST

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • Item 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 19 May 2022

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 16 June 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 19 May 2022

 

13:05-13:20 CEST

Session 2:

Update Standards Division

 

 

None

 

13:20-14:05 CEST

Session 4:

Presentation by Australian Red Cross and RMIT University "Integrating international humanitarian law into GRI standards and guidance" - input to the GSSB work program 2023-2025

None
Private session Documents

14:05-15:00 CET

Session 5:

Private session

None

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GSSB Virtual Meeting – 19 May 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 19 May virtual meeting here and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:05 CEST

Session 1:

  • Welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • Item 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 28 April 2022

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 19 May 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 28 April 2022

 

13:05-13:20 CEST

Session 2:

Update Standards Division

 

 

None

 

13:20-14:05 CEST

Session 3:

GRI Sector Standard project for Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fishing - approval of final Standard

Item 02 – GRI 13: Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fishing Sectors 2022

Item 03 – GRI Sector Standard Project for Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fishing - Basis for conclusions

Item 04 – GRI Sector Standard Project for Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fishing - Input on GRI Topic Standards

 

14:05-14:45 CEST

Session 4:

Presentation by Mercy for Animals as input to the GSSB 2023-2025 program

None
Private session Documents

14:45-15:00 CET

Session 5:

Private session

None

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GSSB Virtual Meeting – 28 April 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 28 April 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 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 17 March 2022

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 28 April 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 17 March 2022

 

13:05-13:20 CET

Session 2:

Update Standards Division

 

 

None

 

13:20-13:50 CET

Session 3:

UNICEF presentation on integration of child rights in reporting - input to the GSSB 2023-2025 program

None
Private session Documents

13:50-15:00 CET

Session 4:

Private session

None

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GSSB Virtual Meeting – 17 March 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 17 March virtual meeting here 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 01 - Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 10 February 2022
  • Approval of Item 02 - Summary of electronic votes for Item 01 - Draft summary of GSSB meeting held on 10 February 2022

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 17 March 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 10 February 2021

Item 02 – Summary of electronic votes for Item 01 - Draft summary of GSSB meeting held on 10 February 2022

13:05-13:15 CET

Session 2:

Update Standards Division

 

 

None

 

13:15-13:35 CET

Session 3:

Transparency International presentation on Principles and guidance for anti-corruption corporate transparency - input to the GSSB 2023-2025

Open Business Report - Transparency International

13:35-14:15 CET

Session 4:

Introductory presentation of the Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Fishing (AAF) Sector Standard

Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Fishing (AAF) Sector Standard home page

Private session Documents

14:15-15:00 CET

Session 5:

Private session

None

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GSSB Virtual Meeting – 10 February 2022

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can find the GSSB approved summary of the 10 February virtual meeting here and listen to the recording of the virtual meeting here.

Public sessions Documents

13:00-13:15 CET

Session 1:

  • welcome and overview of the agenda for the meeting
  • introduction new members of the GSSB
  • approval of Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 9 December 2021

 

 

Item 00 - GSSB Meeting Agenda 10 February 2022

Item 01 – Draft summary of the GSSB meeting held on 9 December 2021

 

13:15-13:45 CET

Session 2:

GSSB Work Program 2020-2022

  • approval of addendum

 

 

Item 02 - Addendum to the GSSB Work Program 2020-2022

 

13:45-14:15 CET

Session 3:

GRI Sector Standard project for coal

  • approval of final Standard

Item 03 – GRI 12: Coal Sector 2022

Item 04 – GRI Sector Standard Project for Coal - Basis for conclusions

Item 05 – GRI Sector Standard Project for Coal - Input on GRI Topic Standards

14:15-14:25 CET

Session 4:

Approval of GRI Sector Standard project proposals for:

  • food and beverages
  • textiles and apparel

Item 06 – GRI Sector Standard Project for Food and Beverages - Project proposal

Item 07– GRI Sector Standards Project for Food and Beverages - Working group terms of reference

Item 08 – GRI Sector Standard Project for Textiles and Apparel - Project proposal

Item 09 – GRI Sector Standards Project for Textiles and Apparel - Working group terms of reference

Private session Documents

14:25-15:00 CET

Session 5:

Private session

None

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Meetings archive

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