The GRI Focal Point USA analysis, conducted in collaboration with GRI's US Data Partner and Organizational Stakeholder Governance & Accountability Institute, finds the current growth in corporate reporting in the U.S. is exceeding the global average growth.
However, Trends in External Assurance of Sustainability Reports - Spotlight on the USA, finds in the U.S., only 10 percent (26 out of 269 reporters) of GRI framework sustainability reports obtained external assurance in 2011. The international percentage is much higher at 38 percent.
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