Accredited Assesors

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 17:17

AJA Registrars Europe, independent certification body , has been operating since 2005. Part of the AJA Registrars Group, a network of more than 30 branches worldwide, AJA Registrars Europe works with subsidiaries in Europe and Middle East to provide transparent and accountable auditing services and certification, delivered by its team of highly experienced and qualified professionals. Beside the certification against international standards, AJA Registrars Europe is constantly engaged in the development of new certification standards, designed and modulated for the economic and legislative context of Italy and other countries.

Deloitte Statsautoriseret Revisionspartnerselskab is the Denmark member firm of DeloitteTouche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte works globally on assessing and auditing compliance with international principles for human rights. Deloitte partner Dr Helena Barton is a specialist in the field and will lead on GNI assessments by Deloitte. Deloitte has in the region of 225,000 professionals at member firms delivering services in audit, risk management, tax, consulting, and financial advisory in more than 150 countries. Revenues for fiscal year 2015 were US$35.2 billion. 

DNV GL is committed to creating a safe and sustainable future. We deliver deep insight and pragmatic support to major companies enabling them to build effective sustainability strategies. We also help companies with assurance of their systems, products and processes. Through our world-leading certification, verification, assessment, and training services, we partner with our customers to build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust. DNV GL, whose origins go back to 1864, operates globally in more than 100 countries with its 16,000 professionals dedicated to helping their customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Ernst & Young LLP (US member Firm of Ernst & Young global) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. EY’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services professionals bring global, multidisciplinary and core expertise in assurance and advisory work across the ICT and technology sectors related to sustainability, reporting, stakeholder engagement, risk management, supply chain and human rights related work.

Foley Hoag LLP is a law firm with a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice that has developed a comprehensive understanding of the human rights challenges facing the ICT sector.  The firm currently advises several leading Internet firms on human rights and legal compliance issues and has developed a human rights guide for early-stage technology companies in collaboration with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.  Members of Foley Hoag’s assessment team are also members of the firm's Security and Privacy Practice Group, which is a market leader in developing privacy, safety, and security standards for users and providers of IT services and in helping companies respond to information security incidents. 

KPMG AG is a 100% directly owned subsidiary of KPMG Holding AG, the Swiss member firm of KPMG’s global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory Services. The global KPMG network consists of approximately 174,000 employees working in 155 countries. Privacy, data protection and corporate social responsibility are key areas where KPMG provides advice and assessments to clients around the world. KPMG AG’s assessment team has acquired in-depth ICT-sector knowledge through the performance of comprehensive operational risk assessments for multinational ICT companies in Europe and worldwide. KPMG AG is accredited for performing certifications according to a number of international standards and has advised and supported governmental agencies in the development of regulations, guidelines and certification programs on data protection and human rights.

Moores Rowland (MRI) is a different player in providing audit, accounting, tax, legal and advisory services. Besides its work in the international donor, development agency and NGO services sectors, Jakarta-based MRI has particular expertise in carrying out assurance work on the sustainability reports of major companies, and with focused human rights audits and impact assessments both in Indonesia and elsewhere across Asia. Moores Rowland has partnered with internationally acknowledged human rights luminaries Marzuki Darusman, Makarim Wibisono, and other experts to further develop and deploy its award-winning human rights indicators. As a member of Praxity AISBL, the world’s largest Alliance of independent audit, consultancy and certification companies, Moores Rowland brings the highest level of moral and ethical standards to the provision of its services. 

SSP Blue has extensive experience providing clients with strategic business consulting in the safety, security, and privacy (SSP) arena. Founded in 2010 by Hemanshu Nigam, SSP Blue was retained by GNI to help build the assessment template for the Phase III assessments. A former federal prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice, Nigam participated in building the criminal compliance programs at Microsoft and MySpace and currently helps online companies when building such programs at the national and international levels.