Upon positive completion of the Due Diligence the AVB grants to the assessed unit the validated claim of responsibility for sustainable development “GIF Responsible Organization” (According to ISO/TS 17033).
Approved Validation Bodies
The List of Approved Validation Bodies within the GIF ESG Rating Scheme is available here
To become an Approved Validation Body the following approval criteria must be met:
- Legal entity
- Stay-Woke Supporting Member
- Valid accreditation as Validation Body against the standards ISO 17033 and ISO 17029 issued by an Accreditation body signatory of the EA/IAF MLA international agreements of mutual recognition. (In Italy Accreditation against UNI/Pdr 102:2021 is also required)
For more detailed information download the document GIF DOC 200 Validation Body Criteria
The approval process consists of an assessment conducted by Stay-Woke Assessor.
For more detailed information download the document GIF DOC 201 VB Approval Process
Upon positive completion of the approval process Stay-Woke and the AVB (Approved Validation Body) enter into a binding contractual agreement.
For more detailed information download the document: GIF DOC 202 AVB Agreement.
Use of GIF AVB Mark
Stay-Woke applies fees to the AVBs according to the GIF DOC 201 AVB Fee Structure