Sinovoltaics assists buyers worldwide to evaluate the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of their solar PV + BESS suppliers.
Benefit from our ESG audits to ensure to purchase traceable PV + BESS components from ESG-compliant factories. Our ESG audits are performed by PV + BESS specialised and SA8000 accredited auditors.
What benefits do our ESG factory audits offer?
By conducting an ESG and/or Traceability Audit, you can identify and address potential environmental, social, and governance risks in your supply chain. This can help you meet regulatory requirements from the upcoming European Supply Chain Due Diligence Act or the new German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Lieferkettengesetz, LkSG), improve your brand reputation, drive additional investments by following the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), and participate to make the world a better place.
What does the Sinovoltaics ESG factory audit cover?
Our ESG factory audit checklist has been designed in line with a wide range of frameworks and topics, including:
- Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
- Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
- United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
- EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)
- Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
Covered topics :
- Labor practices and human rights
- Occupational health and safety
- Business ethics and anti-corruption
- Environmental management systems
- Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
- Waste management and pollution prevention
- Water resource management
How does Sinovoltaics ESG factory audit work?
Our ESG factory audit process involves four main steps:
- Planning: We work with you to define the scope and objectives of the audit, and to identify any areas of concern or focus.
- Data collection: We gather information about the factory's ESG performance through on-site inspections, interviews with workers and management, and document review.
- Analysis: We evaluate the data collected to identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement.
- Reporting: We provide a comprehensive report that includes findings, recommendations, and a corrective action plan.
Why choose Sinovoltaics for your ESG factory audit?
At Sinovoltaics, we have extensive experience conducting ESG factory audits at PV and BESS factories around the world. Our auditors are trained to international standards, including SA8000 and IRCA accreditation and have a deep understanding of local regulations and cultural contexts.
We use a risk-based approach to ensure that our audits are tailored to your specific needs and concerns. And we are committed to providing you with a thorough and actionable report that can help you improve your ESG performance and achieve your sustainability goals.
Contact us today to learn more about our ESG factory audit services and how we can help you improve your sustainability performance.