Setting the Standard for Sustainability

About Us

AccountAbility is a global consulting and standards firm that works with business, governments and multi-lateral organizations to advance responsible business practices and improve long term performance.


We measure success in terms of our impact on the performance of our clients, our people and our firm.



New York



Advisory Services

Our people specialize in specific areas and services:

Strategy and Governance

Materiality Review

Stakeholder Engagement

Foundations and Programs

Impact Assessment

Reporting and Communications

Environmental and Social Compliance

Rankings, Indices and Performance Metrics

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)


AccountAbility’s AA1000 Series of Standards are principles-based Standards and Frameworks used by a broad spectrum of organizations – global businesses, private enterprises, governments and civil societies – to demonstrate leadership and performance in accountability, responsibility and sustainability.


The AA1000 Series represent a simple, practical and easy to use framework for organizations’ to apply the Guiding Principles of AccountAbility along with robust sustainability assurance and integrated stakeholder engagement.


The AA1000 AccountAbility Principles Standard (2008) outlines the foundational AccountAbility Principles. It is a globally accepted, principles-based framework applied by organizations of all sizes, to identify, prioritize, measure and respond to sustainability challenges inclusively and accountably.More info »


The AA1000 AccountAbility Assurance Standard (2008) is the leading methodology used by professionals worldwide for sustainability-related assurance engagements, to evaluate the nature and extent to which an organization adheres to the AccountAbility Principles.More info »


AA1000 AccountAbility Stakeholder Engagement Standard (2015) is the most widely applied international stakeholder engagement standard. It supports organizations to assess, design, implement and communicate an integrated approach to stakeholder engagement.More info »


We serve a broad mix of private, public and multi-lateral organizations.

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Dr. Natasha Matic appointed to AccountAbility AA1000 Standards Board

AccountAbility is pleased to announce that Dr. Natasha M. Matic,

AccountAbility Head of Services, Europe, David Pritchett, Appointed to EPRA sBPR Advisory Panel

AccountAbility is pleased to announce that Mr. David Pritchett, AccountAbility’s

Sustainability Peers and Clients Recommend AccountAbility in Financial Times Survey

London, January 24, 2018 – AccountAbility has earned a “Five

AccountAbility CEO, Sunny Misser, honored as the 2017 Distinguished Alumni for Excellence in Industry by Lehigh University

AccountAbility CEO, Sunil (Sunny) Misser, was honored as the 2017

King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award Winners Honored by King Salman in Saudi Arabia

The winners of the 2017 King Khalid Foundation Responsible Competitiveness

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