Verification and validation

Within the climate change arena, our verification and validation services help you to both meet regulations and go further, by implementing voluntary improvements which can have significant business and environmental benefits.

Whether it’s assurance that your data and information is accurate and based on sound and robust practices or complying with specific requirements, choosing verification from LRQA gives the people that matter most to your business the confidence that your information can stand up to close scrutiny.  

From verification of your corporate reports to emissions management or even verification that your suppliers meet your expectations, LRQA offers an independent, unbiased and world-renowned assertion that your claims are accurate and real, providing increased confidence to your business and your stakeholders. 

Over half of the world’s top 200 companies choose LRQA, and with a global presence in over 120 countries, you can trust that our independent verification will be accepted throughout any market

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Standards we Certify

CARB Verification services

The California Air Resources Board, also referred to as CARB or ARB, is the agency responsible for air quality in the California state government. If your company or facility is required to have to your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions verified under the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32), LRQA can help with our accredited ARB verification services.

CDP Recognized Standards

Is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world.

Corporate sustainability reporting

Corporate Sustainability Reporting, alternatively known as CSR reporting, is the process whereby companies - public, private; large and small - report on their non-financial performance. These reports allow organizations to demonstrate to stakeholders the impact their activities are having on the environment, society and sustainability.

ISO 14001

Certification to ISO 14001 from LRQA will help drive the efficient use of raw materials and therefore reduce costs to your business.

ISO 14064 verification

LRQA delivers verification and training services to ISO 14064 to help you provide credibility and assurance to support your organizations GHG emission claims.

ISO 26000 Gap Analysis – Social responsibility

LRQA can provide a Gap Analysis against ISO 26000, a guidance document to help you identify the principles and core subjects that your organization should be managing to ensure societal risks and impacts are kept to a minimum.

ISO 50001

ISO 50001 is an international standard developed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) which provides organisations with the requirements for energy management systems. ISO estimates that the standard could influence up to 60% of the world’s energy use.

MRV Regulation (EU) 2015/757

The objective of the MRV Regulation is to develop a better understanding of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from shipping activities within the EU which could then be used to shape and inform any future GHG monitoring or reduction initiatives. The MRV Regulation is viewed as the first step of a staged approach for the inclusion of maritime transport emissions into the EU’s GHG reduction commitment, alongside the other sectors that are already contributing to that commitment.

Safety and Environmental Management Systems

SEMS is a regulation (30 CFR 250 Subpart S) in the United States of America which requires all owners / lessees / operators of offshore facilities to develop, implement and maintain an effective Safety and Environmental Management System.