ESG Data Guide 2024

SGS - Assurance - ESG Disclosures and Sustainability Report Assurance

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Governance data
  • Social data
  • Verification/Certification/External opinion

The data offers solutions for:

  • Carbon footprinting
  • Climate scenario analysis
  • Environmental impact analysis and insight
  • Reporting: CSRD
  • Reporting: ISSB standards
  • Reporting: TCFD
  • Reporting: TNFD
  • Reporting: UN SDGs
  • GRI & TCFD assurance

Who are the data users?

  • Corporates
  • Financial institutions
  • Government
  • Investors

Brief description of the data offering

At SGS, we have been providing independent assurance of ESG Disclosures and Sustainability Reports for 25+ years, helping to increase stakeholders' confidence in the content and accuracy of disclosures and reports aligned to both AA1000 and ISAE3000 standards. Our technical experts verify data quality and accuracy to increase the value of disclosures with trusted and comparable data aligned to guiding market principles and regulations.

There are three key options:

  1. Verification of your whole sustainability report.
  2. Part of the report or selected Key Performance Indicators and/or Sustainable Performance Targets, such as verification of emissions.
  3. Against a standard/framework, including GRI, ISSB (SASB) and TCFD.

Where and how do you source your data?

Our sources of information are multichannel depending on the scope of the assurance required, combining data gathered from (i) public sources, press content and stakeholders, and (ii) information provided from the corporate through documentation and senior management interviews. With our 140+ years of experience, SGS will provide you with the peace of mind that services are delivered with integrity and accessibility to technical experts across the globe to meet a variety of needs for your ESG journey.

What is the cost for your data offering?

SGS provides a range of products and services to corporates, financial institutions and investors across a range of industry segments. Pricing is dependent on the services required please email: