The Global Reporting Initiative ‘s (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines were last released in 2002. Over the years hundreds of organizations have used the Guidelines as the basis for their reporting, and thousands of stakeholders have used information in reports issued by the organizations they are interested in or have a relationship with. Based on feedback from practitioners from reporting organizations and from report user groups, GRI designed a process to update and improve the 2002 Guidelines. The result will be the third generation of GRI Guidelines, known as G3. The draft G3 Guidelines are the result of nearly a year’s worth of research, development, and consensus-seeking by multi-stakeholder working groups, each assigned to focus on different parts of the Guidelines. The G3 Guidelines are available from 2 January – 31 March 2006 in draft form for the purposes of eliciting comments from the public on how they are shaping up.
In the same period, GRI organises so-called “Sneak Peeks” all over the world in order to make the G3 Guidelines known and to engage in the discussion with all stakeholders.
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