Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (“HKQAA”) has been engaged by Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited (“Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong)”) to undertake an independent verification for its Sustainability Report 2018 (“The Report”). The scope of this verification covers the sustainability performance data and information of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong)’s business for the period of 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018, as defined in the Report. This is the 9th Report that Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) published to communicate its commitments, efforts and progress of performance towards sustainability.
The aim of this verification is to provide a reasonable assurance on the reliability of the report contents. The Report has been prepared in accordance with the Core Option of the Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Reporting Standards (“GRI Standards”), the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide (“ESG Guide”) of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and also made reference to ISO 26000:2010 – Guidance on Social Responsibility (“ISO 26000:2010”).
HKQAA’s verification procedure is designed for devising opinions and conclusions to obtain a reasonable level of assurance. The extent of this verification process undertaken covered the criteria set in the GRI Standards: Core Option of GRI Standards, the ESG Guide and ISO 26000:2010.
The verification process included verifying the systems and processes implemented for collecting, collating and reporting the sustainability performance data, reviewing relevant documentation, interviewing responsible personnel with accountability for preparing the reporting contents and verifying selected representative sample of data and information. Raw data and supporting evidence of the selected samples were also thoroughly examined during the verification process.
Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) is responsible for the collection and preparation of the information presented. HKQAA does not involve in calculating, compiling, or in the development of the Report. Our verification activities are independent from Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong).
Based on the verification results and in accordance with the verification procedures undertaken, HKQAA has obtained reasonable assurance and is in the opinion that:
- The Report has been prepared in accordance with the Core Option of the GRI Standards and the ESG Guide;
- The Report illustrates the performance of the material sustainability aspects of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) in a balanced, comparable, clear and timely manner; and
- The data and information disclosed in the Report are reliable and complete.
In conclusion, the Report reflects truthfully the sustainability commitments, policy and performance of Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) and addressing the interests of stakeholders in an appropriate manner with respect to the company’s environmental, social and economic impacts.
Signed on behalf of
Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
Manufacturing & Service Business Division
19 September 2018