LRQA’s (LRQA) validation and verification approach is guided by ISO 14064-3:2006. It provides assurance to your stakeholders of your commitments to reduce carbon emissions.
We provide a range of validation and verification services to help organisations add credibility and assurance to their GHG emissions assertions, with reports to support organisational claims.
An ISO 14064 gap analysis reviews your existing GHG management system, identifying where you can make specific improvements to your GHG emissions in line with ISO 14064 standards. During the gap analysis visit, an LRQA assessor will determine the ability of your existing processes to meet climate change targets, pinpointing gaps using LRQA's ISO 14064 checklist.
Verification & Assessment
ISO 14064 has two phases. Validation involves a review of your project design data and documentation, with a validation opinion statement confirming you can deliver adequate GHG removals or emission reductions against the agreed criteria.
Verification ensures your reported climate change data and information is true, fair and reliable as supported by a rigorous management system.
An assurance statement is provided following completion of validation or verification to ISO 14064. The statement confirms the terms of engagement, provides a brief approach of the engagement, the level of assurance and materiality applied and finally provides an opinion. The assurance statement provides credibility to your GHG assertions and claims that they are free of errors, omissions and misstatements. Our assurance statement is recognised externally including recognition by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
Organisations with multiple management systems across quality, occupational health and safety, information security and sustainability could reduce the number of required visits through a coordinated assessment, saving you time and minimising costs.
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