a voluntary, universal standard for companies interested in auditing and certifying labour practices, for the business itself and their suppliers and vendors.
It is designed for independent third party certification.
measures company’s performance in 8 key areas : child labour, forced labour, health and safety, free association and collective bargaining, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours and compensation.
Develop standardized sustainability reporting framework - through consensus-seeking process with participants drawn globally from business, civil society, labor, and professional institutions.
GRI sustainability reports framework can be used to benchmark organizational performance with respect to laws, norms, codes, performance standards and voluntary initiatives; demonstrate organizational commitment to sustainable development; and compare organizational performance over time.