In today's increasingly transparent world, companies may no longer report only financial performance to a limited group of shareholders. They have the responsibility to provide detailed reporting to a wide range of stakeholders.
This open, constructive and objective communication is most often done through a separate report on sustainable development or corporate social responsibility (CSR), or through integrating this information into the annual report.
To prevent these reports from being perceived as pure marketing tools, it is important to give them a quality label that demonstrates reliability, transparency and objectivity.
Although companies in Belgium are not yet obliged to do so, more and more are nevertheless requesting their audit certificates on their sustainability and CSR reporting, based on the new international guidelines for such auditing. To meet the needs of these clients, our audits can be performed according to two assurance standards: