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Independent assurance

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards have been used in compiling our Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report 2017.

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility 2017 report has been assured by PwC, independent third party, according to Far Rev R6 Assurance of Sustainability Reports issued by FAR as well as AA1000AS (2008) issued by AccountAbility (type 2 engagement. PwC also has performed an audit of Greenhouse Gas emissions data regarding Ericsson’s own activities. Part of the scope of the PwC assurance consists of a review of the S&CR reporting in accordance with GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.

Ericsson has been a signatory since 2000. We report our Communication on Progress annually and according to the Advanced Level criteria since 2012. Please see Ericsson UN Global Compact profile and our Communication on Progress 2017.

Environmental management and occupational health and safety, OHS, are integrated with the Ericsson Group Management System, EGMS, which is certified to the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.