Methodology

REFERENCE GUIDELINES

The reference guidelines of this document are the Sustainability Reporting Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Based on current coverage of the indicators linked to the material aspects summarized in the final correlation table, the level of conformity with the GRI standards is “In accordance – comprehensive”.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

Social and environmental responsibility data are provided in dedicated flow diagrams and fact sheets. The information in these respects the precautionary approach required by the standards and is subsequently verified according to a reporting process that is integrated with Company management systems.

SCOPE

The reference period for the report corresponds to the financial reporting period of Alcantara S.p.A. This document refers to two fiscal years:

  • “FY 2019” or “Fiscal Year 2019” refers to the period from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019;
  • “FY 2020” or “Fiscal Year 2020” refers to the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

EXTERNAL AUDIT

This document is the concise version of the full Sustainability Report 2020, which was revised externally by a third party based on the principles and instructions set out in the international standard for assurance on non-financial information ISAE 3000 (International Standard on Assurance Engagements 3000) and by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), a body directly supported by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).