iCompli Sustainability

Who provides Assurance?

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Assurance is typically provided by public accounting firms, such as the Big 4 or specialist bodies, such as iCompli. The two main standards for assurance providers take significantly different approaches. ISAE 3000 (International Standard on Assurance Engagements) is used by public accounting firms and stresses data quality and evidence gathering procedures. AA1000AS (AccountAbility Assurance Standard) is used by specialist bodies and emphasizes the need for organizations to demonstrate effective stakeholder engagement, identify material sustainability issues and have in place a business strategy to respond to those issues.

Karl Pfalzgraf, Practice Leader

Vice President, Sustainability Services

Karl is the Practice Leader for iCompli Sustainability. He has a broad background in GRI reporting and assurance with more than 20 years of experience developing strategic sustainability communications and executing programs at the international level. Most recently, he served as Director, Business Development with AccountAbility, a leading international corporate responsibility think tank and consultancy. Previously Karl was Director, Global Brand and Communications at PwC, where he was responsible for global sustainability communications. Earlier in his career, Karl was Vice President, Corporate Communications at J.P. Morgan. He is a Member of the ANAB Committee of Experts for Event Sustainability and is a LEED Green Associate. Karl has led the development of the certification program for the ASTM sustainability standards. 

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Phone: 1-203-447-2817

Website: www.linkedin.com/pub/karl-pfalzgraf/b/375/491
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