An editorial committee of 6-12 individuals will be convened to create a handbook for sustainability reporting by SME’s. This group will consist of SME’s with various experiences with reporting (new and mature) and Multinational companies that have experience in GRI reporting and that have SME suppliers. The editorial committee will be rounded out by other key stakeholders.

GRI is actively collecting case studies illustrating SME’s that have engaged with CSR and sustainability reporting. Cases should be submitted before August 2004 (see links below).

The GRI -SME Handbook on Sustainability Reporting’ will provide practical guidance to SMEs in industrialized and developing countries on why and how to use the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, and help them better understand their contribution to sustainable development.