The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the
Organisation for Co-operation and Development (OECD) have joined
forces to increase coherence and consistency in applying
sustainability reporting instruments.

The GRI and the OECD aim to encourage
companies to use both the OECD Guidelines for Multinational
Enterprises and the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework. The
organisations will also work to make use of the synergy between the
two instruments and strengthen co-operation in other common areas
of mutual interest.

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational
Enterprises are a corporate responsibility instrument and cover all
major areas of business ethics addressed to multinational
enterprises operating in 42 countries.

The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework
enables large and small companies, non-profit organisations and
government bodies to assess their sustainability and disclose the