Schedule of Standards projects

The GSSB work program includes projects to review existing GRI Standards as well as to develop new Standards. Below you’ll find information on ongoing Standards projects, as well as projects scheduled to start.
Click here for the GSSB Work Program for 2020-2022. 
Click here for the draft GSSB Work Program for 2023-2025 which is out for public consultation.
Standards
Status
Project start
Public comment
Standard release
Review of GRI's human rights-related Standards (Phase 1)
Completed
Q2 2017
11 June to
9 September
2020
2H 2021
Review of GRI's Universal Standards
(GRI 101: Foundation 2016, GRI 102:
General Disclosures 2016, GRI 103:
Management Approach 2016)
Completed
Q2 2019
11 June to
9 September
2020
2H 2021
Development of a Sector Standard for
oil and gas
Completed
Q2 2019
8 July to
6 October
2020
2H 2021
Development of a Sector Standard for
coal
Completed
Q2 2019
19 May to
31 July
2021
1H 2022
Development of a Sector Standard for agriculture, aquaculture, and fishing
Completed
Q4 2019
19 May to
31 July
2021
1H 2022
Review of GRI 304: Biodiversity 2016
In progress
Q3 2021
5 December 2022 to 28 February 2023
Q2 2023 (expected)
Development of a Sector Standard for mining
In progress
Q1 2022
Q1 2023 (expected)
Q3 2023 (expected)
Review of the Labor-related Topic Standards (Phase 2 of the Review of GRI's human rights-related Standards)

 

In progress
Q3 2022
Q3 2023
Q3 2024 (expected)
Development of a Sector Standard for food and beverages
In progress
To be started
Q1 2023
TBD
 
Critical incident management
Review of GRI's spills and leaks disclosure from GRI 306: Effluents and Waste 2016
To be started
Q3 2023 (expected)
TBD
TBD
Climate change
Including a review of the GRI 302: Energy 2016, GRI 305: Emissions 2016, and GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016
To be started
Q4 2022 (expected)
Q2 2024 (expected)
TBD
Development of Topic Standard for Economic disclosures
To be started
Q1 2023 (expected)
Q3 2024 (expected)
TBD
Development of a Sector Standard for textiles and apparel
In progress
Q1 2023 (expected)
Q2 2024 (expected)
Q1 2025 (expected)
Development of Financial Services Sector Standards for banking, insurance and capital markets
To be started
Q2 2023 (expected)
Q3 2024 (expected)
Q3 2025 (expected)

Related documents

GSSB Due Process Protocol 2018 file 18 Oct 2018 English 213 KB
GSSB Terms of Reference file 18 Oct 2018 English 108 KB
GSSB Work Program 2020-2022 file 01 Dec 2020 English 221 KB

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