External / independent reviews of sustainability reports are increasing every year as it increases the credibility of information disclosed for all the stakeholders. Based on the AccountAbility database, there is an increase of almost 30% in the number of companies opting for external assurance in the last 4 years.
The objective of external assurance is to increase the robustness, accuracy and trustworthiness of disclosed information as well as provide inputs on how internal processes can be improved for better reporting purposes.
GCSS Inc. is a licensed assurance provider for sustainability reports from AccountAbility, UK. With the expertise and experience of preparing sustainability reports, the assurers had gained in depth knowledge on the sustainability data management.
This helps us in understanding the mechanics behind the disclosures and how credible are in the internal process.
Gain credibility among stakeholders through external assurance
Determine areas of improvement for sustainability reporting and disclosures
Assure the stakeholders on the reliability, accuracy and completeness of disclosures in the sustainability report
Become part of the leading companies undergoing external assurance
Assurance and Assessment Service Offered
External Assurance of Sustainability Reports based on AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP) 2018 and Assurance Standard (AA1000AS)
Assessment of Sustainability Data Management Process
Alignment to Principle of Materiality and Stakeholder Engagement
Alignment of Sustainability Reports to reporting standards used