Webinar: Sustainability assurance for maximum benefit

The prevalence of sustainability assurance is soaring. As many as two thirds of large companies obtain third-party verification or assurance over their ESG data- and the proportion is rising.

Stakeholders increasingly want verified data and assurance is being mandated by growing numbers of regulations and standards. However, there is still a lack of globally accepted definitions and methods.

In her recent 'give me comfort' articles, Emilija has detailed:

An introduction to the assurance of ESG data

The importance of sustainability expertise in sustainability reporting and assurance .

Watch our webinar recording: Sustainability assurance for maximum benefit.

This webinar will provide you with an introduction to assurance of sustainability data and its background.

Mark Challis, Verco’s assurance lead; Emilija Emma, Head of Report for Zero; and Ben Ross, Head of Aim for Zero will discuss the complexities of applying assurance concepts to sustainability information, including impact data, strategies and targets.

  • Understand the concepts and language behind sustainability assurance such as limited and reasonable assurance or verification, as well as the standards which are used for providing assurance.
  • Get a feel for when and why sustainability assurance may be needed, and how this is likely to evolve over time.
  • Hear about the limitations of assurance and learn how the assurance of sustainability information necessarily differs from the assurance of financial data, using GHG accounting as an example.
  • Understand the ways in which the concept of assurance can, and should, be applied to sustainability information, to the maximum benefit of all involved.

The webinar has taken place, you can register to watch a recording here:

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Give your stakeholders confidence in your sustainability data. We use our expertise in net zero, carbon accounting, and broader sustainability to provide an expert opinion on company disclosures for investor reporting, legislative compliance e.g CSRD) or benchmarking schemes (e.g GRESB).

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