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ESG Assurance & Sustainability Assurance

We offer independent verification of sustainability disclosures and reporting, as part of our ESG Assurance or sustainability assurance services. The terms "ESG Assurance" and "Sustainability Assurance" are often used interchangeably, however  mean the same which is verification of disclosures included in the ESG or sustainability report.

The verification process is carried out in accordance with applicable standards such as AA1000 Accountability Principles Standard and International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000 etc.

Our ESG Assurance scope covers all major reporting frameworks:

  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

  • GHG Protocol

  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

  • The Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

  • The Value Reporting Foundation (Integrated Reporting Framework and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board)

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Our Sustainability Assurance Strategy

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RA Global's ESG Assurance Methodology

Our ESG Assurance Methodology is a leading practice methodology aligned with various non-financial standards and reporting mechanisms, including:​

  • Global Reporting Initiative Standards, SASB, IPIECA and SDIR Guidelines for ESG reporting​

  • AA1000AS Accountability Principles of Inclusivity, Materiality and Responsiveness. ​

  • The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued International Standard for Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000. ISAE 3000 is the predominant standard for providing assurance over corporate ESG reports​

  • WBCSD Greenhouse Gas Protocol, and/or ISO 14064-3 specification with guidance for the validation and verification of greenhouse gas assertions for GHG disclosures

Any reports provided will be in accordance under ISAE 3000 Standard, which is a recognized attestation standard in the financial community. ​

Along with using a recognized standard for assurance, the client will get recommendations from our experienced team in enhancing the QA/QC procedures for its ESG reporting process. 

Benefits of ESG Assurance

  • Increase confidence in the quality of sustainability processes, reliability, and consistency of ESG data

  • Ensure internal systems are relevant and robust to help you achieve goals

  • Improve credibility and transparency in sustainability claims

When seeking Sustainability Report Assurance, there are several key aspects that organizations must bear in mind to ensure the accuracy, credibility, and transparency of their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures. First and foremost, selecting a reputable ESG Assurance Provider in Dubai is paramount. These professionals play a pivotal role in evaluating the quality and reliability of the data presented in your Sustainability Report, verifying that it aligns with industry standards and regulatory requirements. Engaging an experienced ESG Assurance Provider in Dubai not only enhances the credibility of your report but also ensures that it effectively communicates your commitment to responsible business practices.

In the process of ESG Report Assurance, it's essential to define clear objectives and scope for the assessment. This involves specifying the areas and metrics within your sustainability report that require scrutiny. Additionally, organizations should establish a robust methodology for data collection and verification, ensuring that the information presented in the report is accurate and consistent. Regular communication and collaboration with your chosen Sustainability Assurance Provider are crucial throughout the process to address any issues or discrepancies that may arise.

Furthermore, it's imperative to engage a Sustainability Assurance Provider that possesses in-depth knowledge of local and international sustainability standards and regulations. This expertise allows them to provide valuable insights and recommendations to enhance the overall quality of your Sustainability Report Assurance. By working closely with your chosen ESG Assurance Provider in Dubai, you can navigate the complexities of sustainability reporting and demonstrate your organization's dedication to transparency and responsible business practices.

In conclusion, obtaining ESG Report Assurance is a critical step in validating your commitment to sustainability and responsible corporate governance. By carefully selecting an experienced ESG Assurance Provider in Dubai and working collaboratively to establish clear objectives and methodologies, organizations can ensure that their sustainability reports meet the highest standards of accuracy and reliability. This not only enhances credibility but also helps build trust among stakeholders and investors, ultimately contributing to a more sustainable and ethical business landscape.

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