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Sustainability Reporting Assurance

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Why Sustainability Reporting Assurance?


The production of the Sustainability Report is a step in fulfilling an organisation’s accountability to its internal and external stakeholders, however without the proper internal controls for the underlying information system and assurance of the information contained in the reports, the quality of the information cannot be gauged. Assurance of these reports could ensure transparency, reliability and impartial reporting which balances both the negative as well as the positive impacts of organisational activities.

SR Asia is licensed and authorized for third party /independent sustainability assurance services of AA1000.

Basic Assurance Service

This is ideal for those who are making public social and environmental statements or undertaking external assurance for the first time. Its primary objectives are to evaluate your report against the AA1000 Accountability Principles of Inclusivity, Materiality and Responsiveness, and to ensure the accuracy of the chosen scope of reporting through independent review.


AA1000  Assurance Certificate

These options are ideal for organizations that already have a history of issuing social and environmental reports. You are ready to provide further assurance of the completeness of scope of your reports in addition to certifying the processes through which they have been compiled.


ASSURANCE TIMING OPTIONS


Gap analysis only – AA1000  is performed at any time as a stand-alone gap analysis, this option will result in an Internal Management Report but not an Assurance Statement


End of reporting cycle – most assurance is performed once the report has been written in draft form and before publication


Throughout reporting cycle – for organizations with well-embedded systems, the assurance process can be planned to take place at various stages throughout the reporting cycle to enable the evaluation of specific reporting events . 

Increase stakeholder confidence and send a strong signal to the marketplace about your organization’s commitment to corporate responsibility.


 

 


-Sustainability means continuity in common sense approach, in business sense you may like question whether the business you are in today will naturally live or die.

-Reporting is about informing and disclosing information to the stakeholders, shareholders and other interested parties as it may ne deemed necessary.

-Assurance means the correctness and truthfulness of the data and information

  

Sustainability reporting has become important in view globalization of business and protecting the interest of its shareholders and stakeholders and keeping them informed about social, environmental and business performance. This has largely become important due to the fast depleting natural resources and protecting the rights of future generations of all living.

 

What is ‘(corporate) social responsibility’

There is a wide range of names being used to refer to ‘(corporate) social responsibility’, such as sustainable business, sustainable development, corporate accountability, ethical sourcing or ethical supply chain management, value chain management and good corporate citizenship.

 

What are the international standards or best practices to prepare sustainability Reporting?

·         ISO 26000 is an international standards par excellence and acceptable worldwide, The standard refers to  seven principles which are :

·         Accountability for the organisation’s impacts on society and the environment;

·         Transparency in the organisation’s decisions and activities that have impact on

·         society and the environment;

·         Ethical behaviour at all times;

·         Respect, consider and respond to the interests of the organisation’s stakeholders (e.g. employees);

·         Accept that respect for the rule of law is mandatory;

·         Respect international norms of behaviour, while adhering to the principle of respect for the rule of law; and

·         Respect human rights and recognise both their importance and their universality.

 

 

 

And further core subject

Seven core subjects

After recognising the seven principles, an organisation should address the following core subjects in order to identify the issues and priorities that are relevant for the organisation:

·         Organisational governance;

·         Human rights;

·         Labour practices;

·         Environment;

·         Fair operating practices;

·         Consumer issues; and

·         Community involvement and development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fund Raising Manger 

SR Asia is looking for a dynamic fundraising manager to take us to the next level of  services to CSR and Sustainability.

SR Asia is a leading nonprofit in corporate sectors for developing socially responsible products and services. You probably know us by our national and internationally recognized work, the daringly different SR Asia  For more details, www.sr-asia.org)

We work in 12 countries and have head office in  

If you are an innovator with passion for equity and quality for all, then you are the person we are looking for! Come join the team! Bring your creativity and a way with words to increase the chances of creating new products and services for sustainability! Give back to society in fun and fulfilling ways. Retired people with good experience in fundraising may also apply.

Come join Team SR Asia and go places with a great team. Guaranteed: A great workplace, fabulous co-workers and workplace :)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Raising sponsorship from the government, public sectors, international agencies,corporate sector and individuals for SR Asia’s various activities in the areas of conference, research, projects education, culture and publishing.
  • Conceptualising and implementing fundraising strategies with project teams in conference, seminars, training and education and publishing.
  • Developing book campaigns for corporates, educational institutions and nonprofits
  • Working with the media team to generate visibility for corporate sponsorship of fundraising events and for our programmes
  • Managing relationships with existing corporate donors and building new ones
  • Taking primary responsibility for revenues generated through low cost, innovative methods
  • Working as a team member with the education, publishing, marketing and finance teams
  • Forging relationships and friendships with individuals with other fundraising programmes in academic and other nonprofit circles. 

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in fundraising for the non-profit sector/arts and culture organisations
  • An in-depth understanding of the functioning of the corporate sector, govt, public sectors and international agencies.
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent ability to work in a team and across different departments
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of computers, Word, Excel.  Social Networking skills/expertise.
  • Photoshop, Indesign, other such software desirable.
  • Good English and Hindi skills preferred. 

 

Location: East Delhi, NCR.

Remuneration: We are a nonprofit. Remuneration will be within grassroots, nonprofit norms.

Kindly send your application at Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Deadline: December 25, 2012.

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