External audit of the report contents
The Tchibo GmbH Sustainability Report 2016 was audited by the independent auditing company Ernst & Young GmbH for compliance with the Independent Economic Advisory Board (ISAE) 3000 (Limited Assurance) standard. The audit examined selected management approaches, information on the materiality analysis and determination of the material topics of the report and four key performance indicators (KPIs) from our strategic action areas: the coffee value chain, consumer goods value chain, environment protection at the sites and during transport, and customers and products. The audited data is accordingly labelled in the text, in the GRI Content Index and in the Overview of Key Indicators.
The complete audit certificate can be found here.