How to Use G4 Online

 

How to Use G4 Online


Welcome to G4 Online!

G4 Online is a tool to support users directly involved in a G4 based reporting process and who have already familiarized themselves with the content of the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. If you are not yet familiar with the Guidelines, it is recommended that you first read the Reporting Principles and Standard Disclosures.

G4 Online presents the complete G4 Guidelines content in a dynamic and easy-to-navigate format. If you already have a basic understanding of the G4 reporting process, you can use G4 Online to:
  • Get instant definitions of key terms and concepts
  • Follow links from G4 references to get information from other websites
  • Use G4 Online URLs to link to G4 content from your reports, websites, blogs, forums or social network platforms

To start using G4 Online:
  • Watch the introductory video of G4 Online
 

Legend:
  • Text in greyis extracted directly from the G4 Guidelines
  • Text in blue is explanatory and is introduced to help you navigate in G4 Online
  • Links in G4 Online are underlined and displayed in dark blue
  • The numbers in text, e.g. "Ramsar Convention (78)", are linked to the References page and are the same as in the PDF version of the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

To find further help:

Disclaimer:
The structure used to present the content of the G4 Guidelines on G4 Online is slightly different from the one you will find in the original G4 Guidelines documents (Reporting Principles and Standard Disclosures and Implementation Manual).

G4 Online is not intended to replace the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines content (Reporting Principles and Standard Disclosures and Implementation Manual). In case of discrepancies between the content displayed on the G4 Online pages and the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines content, the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines content contains the authoritative text and shall apply.