The Global Sustainability Standards Board has appointed a multi-stakeholder Project Working Group to revise GRI's Economic Impact related Topic Standards. The expert Working Group consists of 17 members from a broad range of organizations representing civil society, mediating institutions, business enterprises, labor and investment institutions.
The Working Group will provide technical expertise to inform the revision of the Topic Standards for the consideration of the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB).
You can read the Working Group member biographies here.
For more information regarding the responsibilities of the Working Group, please see the Terms of Reference.
About this Project
This project's main objective is to review and update the set of GRI topic standards related to economic impact. The goal is to develop a revised set of new disclosures and standards that represent internationally agreed best practices.
The revision process will use a programmatic approach to align the topic standards. The project will revise the portfolio of economic impact related topic standards in three phases.
Currently, the following economic impact related GRI Topic standards are set to be revised:
Phase 1: Distributed value
- GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016
Phase 2: Impact on institutions
- GRI 205: Anti-Corruption 2016
- GRI 206: Anti-Competitive Behavior 2016
- GRI 415: Public Policy 2016
Phase 3: Economic multiplier, Job creation and Goods and services
- GRI 202: Market Presence 2016
- GRI 203: Indirect Economic Impacts 2016
- GRI 204: Procurement 2016