Audit Preparation & Training
Our audit preparation and training services can help you prepare for upcoming assessments and provide relevant training to your staff, your suppliers or auditors. Our services include:
Before any external audit, we can conduct an in-depth assessment of your practices, measure your performance against specified standards and provide constructive recommendations for improving results.
We’ll make sure you’re fully prepared for voluntary and compulsory audits by conducting documentation review, trial interviews and mock assessments.
We’ll work with your team to help you complete self-assessments against sustainability and responsible sourcing standards and customer requirements.
We’ll work with your entire team or / and your suppliers to ensure complete understanding of the principles, background and requirements of any standards systems.
We’ll help you choose the right auditors for your business, and will negotiate with them on your behalf before, during and after your audit.
Expertise on hand
We offer unparalled access to subject matter experts who can represent you during the assessments conducted by external auditors.
Environmental and Social Issues and the Coal Industry in Kuzbass, and Focal Areas for Future Action
Russia has long been an important coal-supplying country to Bettercoal as it represents 39% of European coal imports. In recent years, this importance has only increased. In 2018 Bettercoal set up the Russia Working Group (RWG) to develop a coordinated approach to the monitoring of the suppliers’ improvement plans, enhance in-country context expertise, address risks arising from the country context, grow supplier participation and improve communications with key stakeholders.