The GRI Standards are the first global standards for sustainability reporting. They feature a modular, interrelated structure, and represent the global best practice for reporting on a range of economic, environmental and social impacts.

New and existing reporters can download the GRI Standards and get started with reporting here.

Other information

Getting started with the GRI Standards

Discover and use the GRI Standards - help for new and existing reporters.


Explore and download guidance documents and tools developed for use with the GRI Standards.

Questions and feedback

See most frequently asked questions about the GRI Standards and learn how to provide feedback to inform their future improvement.

GRI Standards translations

Access available translations of the GRI Standards, or find out more about upcoming translations and how to get involved.

GRI Standards translations

GRI Standards updates

Learn more about current and future projects to update the GRI Standards – including how you can get involved.

Work Program and Standards review

Transitioning from G4 to GRI Standards

Reports published on or after 1 July 2018 are required to use the GRI Standards. The G4 Guidelines are no longer in use. Learn more about transitioning to the GRI Standards.

The GSSB and standard setting

Learn more about the Global Sustainability Standards Board.

GSSB and Standard Setting