The Assurance Provider TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas (‘the Provider’) has been engaged to provide external assurance on the disclosures published in the Corporate Responsibility Report 2018 (‘the Report’) of Hellenic Petroleum Group (‘the Company’). The Company is exclusively responsible for the data and information within the Report. The assurance process was conducted by the Provider in terms of sample-based audits of data and information as well as audits of data collection systems and procedures. The Provider has not offered any consulting services to the Company. Economic and financial data were not audited. Instead, they were assessed with respect to the information contained in the 2018 annual report and financial statement which have been audited by other third parties.
The Provider undertook the following tasks during the months June / July 2019:
During the assurance engagement, it was confirmed that the data and information are reliable. The accuracy of the disclosed statements and assertions was found to be within acceptable limits. The Company provided a comprehensive and proper presentation of performance on the basis of reasonably documented information as well as that there is an effective data gathering, management and reporting system in place for issues which pertain to sustainable development. The Provider concurs that the criteria of the GC Advanced Level have been met.
Based on the observations and concluding remarks derived from the assurance engagement, the Provider’s recommendations for the improvement of the Company’s future Sustainability Reports are as follows:
Note: This Independent Assurance Report has been prepared as a translation of the
original Greek version
On behalf of TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas,
Athens, 8th of July 2019
TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas
ATHENS: 429, Mesogeion Ave., Agia Paraskevi
Branch Offices in Greece: THESSALONIKI–CRETE-MYTILENE