Corporate Social Responsibility
BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance provides third-party assurance and certification services for leading global sustainability standards, including:
- Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
- ISO Management Systems Standards – 9001, 14001, 20121, 27001
- Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
- Emissions, Energy and Water Data Verification
- Event Industry Council and ISO Environmentally Sustainable Meetings Standards
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
As a SASB Advisory Partner, BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance offers expertise and tools to support the application of SASB standards. As ESG experts we ensure our clients “get the right data and get the data right” – via materiality assessments, industry/supply-chain benchmarking, KPI and report verification, and portfolio assessment. Our proprietary analytic tools generate timely and actionable insights that improve the quality of CSR reports and identify ESG risks. BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance helps organizations integrate SASB with their GRI, CDP, and DJSI reporting.
DUBAI HOTEL INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS
BPA iCompli Event Audits was commissioned by the Dubai Corporation of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) to create custom sustainability requirements for the Dubai hospitality industry. These rules are now embedded into government requirements in the form of an updated Hotel Classification System.
ISO Management Systems Standards – 9001, 14001, 20121, 27001
BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance performs certification to a number of ISO Management Systems standards, with a process rooted in ISO 17021 Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems and adapted to meet practical business needs of your company. Stage 1 of the certification includes a full review documentation, policies, plans and records to ascertain compliance with the standard, and Stage 2 focuses on implementation via site visits and interviews with key personnel with knowledge of the organization’s management practices. Our certification provides company management with specific recommendations for improvement, and gives external stakeholders an independent opinion on the company’s compliance to the ISO standard.
Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
For certain companies, an advanced understanding of its climate-related risks and opportunities is necessary. BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance can support the production of a complete, accurate and relevant response to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance evaluates your current disclosures, annual reports and other relevant financial documents, analyzes them for alignment with the TCFD recommendations, and provides prescriptive recommendations for incorporating TCFD criteria and improving the quality of climate-related disclosures.
Emissions, Energy and Water Data Verification
Data verification from BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance offers a balanced approach that blends rigorous, thorough adherence to international standards with attainability and affordability. We provide a comprehensive review of greenhouse gas (GHG), energy, waste and water data systems, and employ a three phase approach to verifying data in accordance with ISO 14064-3 – an international standard developed specifically for GHG emissions verification. Our assurance statement includes the boundaries of the engagement, the verified data figures, the period covered, the verification standard used, the assurance opinion, and the assurance provider name and credentials. In addition, BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance provides a detailed report of our findings, along with recommendations for how environmental data systems can be improved.
Event Industry Council and ISO Environmentally Sustainable Meetings Standards
BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance is the official certification provider of the Event Industry Council’s APEX Standard for sustainable events, and a leading provider of certification to the ISO 20121 event sustainability management standard. BPA iCompli Sustainability Assurance worked with the EIC to develop certification protocols for the APEX Environmentally Sustainable Meetings Standards. Both standards were introduced in 2012 to provide event planners and suppliers with specifications for producing events in a more sustainable manner.
To learn more, contact Joe Rizzo, Director, Sustainability Auditing, at 203-447-2874 or firstname.lastname@example.org.