FAQ overview

Using the links above, you can find information and answers to frequently asked questions about the GRI Standards, by category.

Please note that GRI is not able to provide interpretations of text in the Standards or to provide consultancy advice on how to apply the Standards. If a concept in the Standards is open to interpretation, a reporting organization is expected to use its judgement when interpreting the concept. 

Please also refer to clause 2.7 in GRI 101: Foundation, which recommends that organizations should ‘compile and report information using generally accepted international metrics (such as kilograms or liters) and standard conversion factors, and explain the basis of measurement/calculation where not otherwise apparent’.

For any other questions, or to give feedback on the Standards, please contact standards@globalreporting.org. The Standards Division aims to return responses to inquiries within 7 working days.