Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
The GRI's objective is to develop a set of reporting guidelines dealing with the economic, environmental and social consequences of organisational activity and its mission is to provide a standardised and generally accepted sustainability reporting framework.
More information on GRI and GRI Guidelines at the GRI website .
United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Website: United Nations Global Compact
The International Standard ISO 26000:2010, Guidance on social responsibility, provides harmonised, globally relevant guidance for private and public sector organisations of all types based on international consensus among expert representatives of the main stakeholder groups, and so encourage the implementation of best practice in social responsibility worldwide.
International Labour Organisation
The ILO is the international organisation responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. It is the only 'tripartite' United Nations agency that brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to jointly shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all.
Website: International Labour Organisation
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)
The aim of the IIRC is to create a globally accepted integrated reporting framework which brings together financial, environmental, social and governance information in a clear, concise, consistent and comparable format.
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)
The TEEB study is a major international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and to draw together expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy to enable practical actions moving forward.
Business in the Community
A UK organisation, which produced this useful reference: A Director's Guide to Corporate Responsibility Reporting.
Website: Business in the Community
Embedding Gender in Sustainability Reporting - A Practitioner's Guide
Produced by GRI and the International Finance Corporation
The Bursa Malaysia Sustainability Reporting Portal
Produced in conjunction with PWC