Sustainability Report Assurance for Unilever
Case Study

Led by professionals with proven competence, the process of independent external verification improved Unilever´s Sustainability Report transparency and accountability, increased Unilever´s credibility and trust among internal and external stakeholders, reduced business risks by identifying improvement opportunities, and contributed to the process of decision making by providing the warranty statement for management and external stakeholders that the information was obtained using sound systems, processes, and controls.

Sustainability Report Assurance for Unilever

December 2010 - May 2011

Present in Brazil for more than 80 years, Unilever is one of the largest consumer goods companies in the world. BSD Consulting was in charge of the independent external audit (assurance) of the 2010 Sustainability Report − the first "A+" report published by the company in Brazil. The mandate was carried out under the AA1000 Assurance Standard and using the GRI-G3 guidelines as reference.

  • Unilever
  • Household and personal products
  • São Paulo, Brazil