SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT Company
Financial year ending December 31, 2013
Statutory auditors’ independent third-party report on consolidated social, environmental and societal information presented in the management report
To the Shareholders,
In our quality of statutory auditors’, designed independent thirdparty of which the admissibility of the application for accreditation has been accepted by the COFRAC, we present you our report on the consolidated social, environmental and societal information established for the year ended on December 31st, 2013, presented in the management report (hereafter referred to as the “CSR Information”), pursuant to the provisions of the article L.225-102-1 of the French Commercial Code (Code de commerce).
It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors to establish a management report including CSR Information referred to in the article R. 225-105-1 of the French Commercial Code (Code de commerce), in accordance with the protocols used by the Company (hereafter referred to as the “Criteria”), available on request from the Company’s environment and performance evaluation department, HR performance department and Health and Safety department and of which a summary is included in the management report.
Our independence is defined by regulatory requirements, the Code of Ethics of our profession as well as the provisions in the article L. 822-11 of the French Commercial Code (Code de commerce). In addition, we have implemented a quality control system, including documented policies and procedures to ensure compliance with ethical standards, professional standards and applicable laws and regulations.
It is our role, based on our work:
We requested the assistance of our CSR experts to conduct this verification work.
Our verification work was undertaken by a team of fifteen people between October 2013 and February 2014 for an estimated duration of 20 weeks.
We conducted the work described below in accordance with the professional standards applicable in France and the Order of May 13, 2013 determining the conditions under which an independent thirdparty verifier conducts its mission, and in relation to the opinion of fairness and the reasonable assurance report, in accordance with the international standard ISAE 3000(1).