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. Proceedings from previous GSSB meetings held since 27 October 2016 can be found below. Proceedings from meetings held prior to 27 October 2016 can be found here.

Most recent GSSB meeting

The most recent meeting of the GSSB was an in-person meeting, scheduled for 21-22 March 2017. The agenda, Livestream link, and discussion documents are found below.

GSSB In-person Meeting: 21-22 March 2017 

This meeting had public and private sessions.

You can listen to the Livestreams of the 21-22 March meeting at the recording links, below.

Day 1: 21 March 2017

Public session Documents Livestream

​09:00-09:30 CET ​

Session 1.1: Welcome 

                   Review of agenda for the meeting and approval meeting summary

Item 00 - Meeting Agenda

Item 01 - Summary 23 February meeting

Item 02 - Summary 07 March meeting

Recording 1

09:30-10:00 CET

​Session 1.2: Update on activities GRI Standards Division

Item 03 - GSSB Workplan

Recording 1

10:00-11:00 CET

Session 1.3: Discuss technical enquiries and GRI's monitoring approach

 

Item 04 - Summary of Technical Questions on the GRI Standards

Recording 1

11:15-12:30 CET

Session 1.4: Discuss scope of GRI 201: Economic Performance review

Item 05 - Background on review of GRI 201: Economic Performance Recording 2

12:30-12:35 CET

Session 1.5: Close of public meeting Day 1

None Recording 2
 Private session Documents  Livestream
13:35-17:05 CET

Session 1.6: Background briefings

                    - GRI-UNGC SDG Collaboration

                    - CLG on Integrated Reporting

                    - Update from GRI CE

Private  NA

Day 2: 22 March 2017

Public session Documents Livestream

​09:00-09:15 CET ​ 

Session 2.1: Welcome and review of agenda of Day 2

None Recording 1

09:15-10:30 CET

​Session 2.2: Discuss review of Human Rights-related Standards

Item 09 - Discussion paper on the review of GRI’s Human Rights-related Standards

Recording 1

10:45-11:30 CET

Session 2.3: Discuss Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) draft recommendations and implications for GRI Standards

 

Item 10 - Submission GRI TCFD Publication

Recording 2

11:30-12:30 CET

Session 2.4: Discuss prioritization of standard setting projects

None Recording 2

13:30-14:30 CET

Session 2.5: Update on current GRI Standard Reviews: GRI 303: Water and GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety

None Recording 3

14:30-15:15 CET

Session 2.6: Review GSSB Workplan

Item 03 - GSSB Workplan Recording 3

15:30-16:00 CET

Session 2.7: AOB

None Recording 3

16:00-16:10 CET

Session 2.8: Close of Public Meeting Day 2

None Recording 3
 Private session Documents  Livestream
16:10-16:45 CET

Session 2.9: Background briefings

                    - GSSB Reflection Session

Private  NA

 

Previous GSSB meetings: October 2016 to most recent meeting

Learn more about the past GSSB meetings by accessing agendas, discussion documents and Livestream sessions. Access prior GSSB meeting proceedings (from November 2015 to September 2016) here.

 

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 7 March 2017 

This meeting was public.

You can listen to the recording of the Livestream of the 7 March meeting here.

Public session Documents

​13:00-13:05 CET ​

Session 1: Welcome 

Item 00 - Meeting Agenda

 

13:02-13:45 CET

​Session 2: Discuss and approve proposed membership for Occupational Health and Safety Project Working Group

Item 01 - Proposed PWG Composition for the review of GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety

Item 02 - Review of GRI 403: OHS - Overview of Applications Received

13:45-14:25 CET

Session 3: Discuss and approve proposed membership for Water Project Working Group

Item 03 - Proposed PWG Composition for the review of GRI 303: Water

Item 04 - Review of GRI 303: Water - Overview of Applications Received

14:25-14:30 CET

Session 4: AOB

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 23 February 2017 

This meeting was public.

You can listen to the recording of the Livestream of the 23 February meeting here.

Public session Documents

​13:00-13:10 CET ​

Session 1: Welcome and approval of previous meeting summary

Item 00 - Meeting Agenda

Item 01 - Summary 15 December GSSB meeting

13:10-13:40 CET

​Session 2: Welcome and introductions of new GSSB members

Item 02 - Bios of new GSSB members

13:40-14:00 CET

Session 3: GSSB Annual Report

Item 03 - Draft GSSB Annual Report 2016

14:00-14:30 CET

Session 4: Update on Standard Reviews: Water, OHS, and Human Rights

None

14:30-15:00 CET

Session 5: AOB

Technical Enquiries

Update on GRI Standards launch events and translations

Update Developments GRI Secretariat

Draft agenda for March in-person meeting

Item 04 - Summary of technical questions on the GRI Standards

Item 05 - Update on GRI Standards launch events and translations

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 15 December 2016 

This meeting had public and private sessions.

The recording of the meeting is available here.

Public session Documents

​13:00-13:10 CET ​

Session 1: Welcome and approval of previous meeting summary

Item 00- Meeting Agenda

Item 01 - Summary 23 November GSSB meeting

13:10-13:40 CET

​Session 2: Project Proposal for review of GRI 303: Water

Item 02 - Project Proposal: Review of GRI 303: Water

13:40-13:55 CET

Session 3: SC and Board input on OHS and Water proposals

None

13:55-14:15 CET

Session 4: Discuss timeline and GSSB meeting agendas for Q1 2017

None

14:15-14:25 CET

Session 5: GSSB Membership

Item 03 - GSSB Rotation Schedule 2016

14:25-15:00 CET

Session 6: AOB

Item 04 - Summary of technical questions on the GRI Standards
Private session Documents

14:25-15:00 CET

Session 7: GSSB administrative updates

 None

 

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 23 November 2016 

This meeting was public.

The recording of the meeting is available here.

Public session Documents

​13:00-13:10 CEST ​

Session 1: Welcome and approval of previous meeting summary

Item 00- Meeting Agenda

Item 01 - Summary 27 October GSSB meeting

13:10-13:40 CEST

​Session 2: Update from Interim CE

None 

13:40-14:25 CEST

Session 3: Project Proposal on Occupational Health and Safety

Item 02 - Project Proposal: Review of GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety

14:25-14:40 CEST

Session 4: Update on Standards-related queries

Item 03 - Summary of technical questions on the GRI Standards (November 2016)

14:40-15:00 CEST

Session 5: AOB

Item 04 - Final GSSB Work Program 2017-2019

Item 05 - Revised GSSB Self-evaluation 2016

GSSB Virtual Meeting – 27 October 2016 

This meeting was public.

The recording of the meeting is available here.

Public session Documents

​13:00-13:10 CEST ​

Session 1: Welcome and approval of previous meeting summary

Item 00- Meeting Agenda
Item 01 - Summary 30-31 August GSSB meeting 

13:10-14:10 CEST

​Session 2: Discussion on GSSB Future Work Program 2017-2019

Item 02 - Input for Discussion on GSSB Work Program 2017-2019

Item 03 - Revised GSSB Work Program 2017-2019

14:10-14:40 CEST

Session 3: Discussion on GSSB self-evaluation

Item 04 - GSSB Self-evaluation 2016 (draft)

14:40-15:00 CEST

Session 4: Update on Standards Launch

None