GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety 2016 sets out reporting requirements on the topic of customer health and safety. This Standard can be used by an organization of any size, type, sector or geographic location that wants to report on its impacts related to this topic.
In the context of the GRI Standards, the social dimension of sustainability concerns an organization’s impacts on the social systems within which it operates.
GRI 416 addresses the topic of customer health and safety, including an organization’s systematic efforts to address health and safety across the life cycle of a product or service, and its adherence to customer health and safety regulations and voluntary codes.
These concepts are covered in key instruments of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: see the References section of this Standard.
The disclosures in this Standard can provide information on an organization’s impacts related to customer health and safety, and how it manages these impacts.
Additional disclosures that relate to this topic can also be found in:
Effective date: 1 July 2018
Earlier adoption is encouraged.
GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety
1. Management approach disclosures
2. Topic-specific disclosures
Disclosure 416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories
Disclosure 416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services