Query related to: companies that obtain some type of external assurance of their non-financial reporting

In this article, you will learn how to use the Datamaran Search tool to identify which companies use a third party to assure their non-financial disclosures.

To find this information you will need to perform a search in the Reports tab: 

  1. Go to the Search module.
  2. You will automatically land on the Reports tab.
  3. You can copy and paste the search query sample below or build a search query. 
    "sustainability report assurance"~5 OR "CSR report assurance"~5 OR "environmental report assurance"~5 OR "social report assurance"~5 OR "social reporting assurance"~5 OR "environmental reporting assurance"~5 OR "CSR reporting assurance"~5 OR "sustainable reporting assurance"~5 -"no third party assurance" -"no 3rd party assurance" -"no external assurance"
  4. Refine your results with the filters on the left-hand panel to focus your analysis on your companies of interest. After any changes of filter have been made, do not forget to click on “Update analysis” at the top or bottom of the filter panel.
  5. Explore disclosure practices and pinpoint exact references to any term(s) within company reports with highlighted sections.
  6. Download your search results and visualizations for reporting and communication purposes.