Urs verification private limited is aa 1000 as licensed assurance provider for sustainability assurance urs evaluates the report against the aa1000 accountability principles and ensures the accuracy of the report through independent review. Sustainability reporting and assurance sustainability reporting is a relatively new process, and it can be challenging to report consistent, reliable, and complete data as a routine, especially given the increasing number of disclosure requirements, organisations, and awards bodies. “report”) for the year ended 31 december 2015 we performed our work using dnv gl’s assurance methodology verisustain tm , which is based on our professional experience, international assurance best practice including the aa1000 assurance standard,.
The third year of assurance process continues to provide kpmg’s stakeholders with an independent opinion about: the quality of the report, stakeholder’s engagement process, the adherence to the three principles of aa1000 assurance standard (2008) and the management processes for sustainability aspects. Guardian news & media sustainability report 2009 how the auditor assures mon 27 jul 2009 1421 edt first published on mon 27 jul so we use the aa1000 assurance standard to guide us on how . The assurance engagement was executed in accordance with the aa1000 assurance standard (aa1000as 2008) to verify whether the content of its sustainability report is accurate, reliable and supported by solid data collection systems. The external assurance of sustainability reporting 5 1 introduction this publication aims to help sustainability reporters and report readers understand the external .
Verification of your corporate sustainability report by lrqa will give you the assurance that your report contains the right material and is reliable. Accountability aa1000 assurance standard accountability aa1000 assurance standard skf has chosen to submit its sustainability report 2008 to a review, at a. Why sustainability reporting assurance the production of the sustainability report is a step in fulfilling an organisation’s accountability to its internal and external stakeholders, however without the proper internal controls for the underlying information system and assurance of the information contained in the reports, the quality of the .
We typically base our assurance on international recognized standards including the aa1000 as, iso14064, isae 3000 assurance standard, sa8000, and the global reporting initiative g4 principles the output produces new credibility for your sustainability efforts, helping to ensure a clearer path for your competitive agenda. Cse independent assurance statement cse has been engaged by abm to provide independent assurance over the abm 2014 sustainability online report published on the abm website. Sustainability report assurance statement review of agl’s own assessment of its application of the aa1000 principles against the criteria for each principle . Aa1000 series assurance standard consultation document source: accountability , 6 june 2002 reporting without verification is like blood without haemoglobin [john elkington, chair, sustainability ltd, previously member of accountability’s council].
Sustainability report for materiality disclosures and for the aa1000 assurance standard kpmg in the uae is a gri certified training partner. The assurance includes the evaluation of the group’s sustainability behaviour and performance, based on the aa1000 assurance standard in line with capitaland’s commitment to environmental sustainability, no printed copies of these reports were made. Provide independent assurance of the data in your sustainability report as well as assurance for regulatory performance purposes, such as eu ets, rtfo, ghg emissions support your submissions to sustainability indices by helping you to interpret the questionnaire before submission we'll also identify any gaps to improve your position in the . Ncsr disseminates sustainability reporting standards by the global reporting initiative (gri) and assurance standards by accountability (aa1000). Cse independent assurance statement 2016 sustainability report published on the abm website the aim of this process is as per the aa1000 accountability .
For more information on the aa1000 assurance standard and related guidance notes and formally releasedan annual report on developments in sustainability assuranceaa1000 assurance standard guidance note . Sustainability report assurance (sra) with an independent body working with an independent body provides an objective view of your sustainability reporting and reassures stakeholders that the information is accurate and free of bias. Approach to reporting our first sustainability report in 2002 with alignment to the aa1000 principles and gri g4 the assurance process tests both the . Assurance n the report was subject to an assurance audit by sgs italia spa, an independent certification body in compliance with the sustainability reporting assurance procedure (sra), with the gri-g4 guidelines, and with the aa1000 aps (2008) standard.
Gain recognition by validating your sustainability report the emergence and increase in demands for more comprehensive reports of sustainability guidelines such as the global reporting initiative (gri) and aa1000 has indirectly led to questions of how an organisation can verify the integrity of its sustainability report. Our assurance engagement has been planned and performed in accordance with the institute of social and ethical accountability’s aa1000 assurance standard and isae3000 the report has been evaluated against adherence to the principles of materiality, completeness and responsiveness as set out in the aa1000 assurance standard. Sustainability report 2016-17 aa1000: stakeholder panel/expert opinion: assurance scope: entire sustainability report level of assurance: limited/moderate . Sustainability report 2014 126 independent assurance report ly assured in accordance with isae3000 and the aa1000 accountability assurance standard (aa1000as .