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Independent Assurance

Independent assurance

An independent review of our sustainability reporting is an important element of helping stakeholders place trust in our processes and in what we report, and supports our commitment to openness and transparency.

Building on our long history of open engagement with our stakeholders, this is the third year we invited our Independent Stakeholder Panel, formed of key opinion leaders, to offer comment on the materiality of our Sustainability Report and a collective opinion on BAT’s performance. In addition, we continued to engage Ernst & Young LLP to provide limited assurance of selected sustainability data.

Stakeholder Panel Meeting

Independent statement by our Stakeholder Panel of key opinion leaders.

Assurance our response

Find out how we’re learning from the assurance process as part of our commitment to continuous improvement.

EY Assurance statement

Independent statement by Ernst & Young LLP on assurance of selected sustainability data.