The Self-Assessment consists of a subset of questions from the GIF Criteria covering all the “core Areas”.
The Organization will conduct the Self Assessment with the support of a GIF AP.
After that, the organization shall submit the Self-Assessment to the Validation Body for verification.
The Validation Body takes the final decision whether confirming or rejecting the Application and conduct the Assessment. In the event of positive decision, the Validation Body shall assign a Registration Number (unique identification number) to complete the pre-engagement activity.
Engagement & planning
Firstly, the Validation Body and the Applicant sign a contractual agreement for the provision of validation and ESG risks assessment activities. In other words the agreement confims that the Organization engages the Validation Body to undertake validation activities.
After that, the Validation Body will assign the Assessment Team and confirm the timing and the arrangements with the Organization.
Secondly, the Assessment Team will prepare and communicate to the Customer the Assessment Plan