Assurance practitioners under this scheme are required to have ethical standards appropriate for a professional expert, specialized knowledge to understand the information that forms the basis of sustainability reports, etc., and assurance skills gained from practical experience.
The knowledge required for assurance practitioners includes:
Assurance practitioners are certified by meeting the J-SUS’ requirements, including qualifications and practical experience, after completing training on necessary knowledge (training for the assurance of sustainability reports, etc.) and examinations conducted by J-SUS.
The assurance practitioners are subject to verification to confirm they meet the requirements not only at the time of accreditation, but also periodically (every two years) after accreditation.