The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) provides an industry-leading reporting platform that includes metrics and methods for measuring and reporting sustainability-related impacts and performance.
GRI is a holistic reporting framework designed for use by organizations of any size, sector, or location. It contains content based on a wide range of consensus-driven input from stakeholders around the word and considers environmental, social, and economic performance indicators.
With more than 11,000 organizations participating, the GRI framework is quickly becoming the global standard for sustainability reporting. GRI enables companies to
Altura has years of experience working with companies to relate their corporate sustainability program to the GRI reporting framework. Our sustainability reporting services include
We work with our clients to ensure the GRI reporting process is completed not only to satisfy report guidelines, but also to meaningfully align corporate initiatives and achievements in a way that can be leveraged for a range of purposes, including
Altura works with clients to identify areas for improvement in their corporate sustainability programs and helps implement recommendations to improve performance.
Altura helps clients develop a roadmap to navigate the GRI reporting framework and keeps companies accountable and on track as they develop deliverables and report content.
Altura begins by facilitating a kick-off meeting to provide an overview of the reporting process, standard and specific disclosures, and general reporting requirements.
At this time, Altura helps define the following:
Next, Altura facilitates the stakeholder engagement and data collection processes to develop report content. We also work with stakeholders to develop language that accurately represents corporate initiatives and achievements, while complying with the GRI reporting framework.
Finally, Altura drafts report content, including narratives describing key sustainability initiatives and quantitative and qualitative charts and figures to represent data.
Using the GRI reporting guidelines, the standard framework includes the following elements:
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