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.


For over two decades, organizations have trusted and applied AccountAbility’s Standards to guide their approach to sustainability strategy, governance and operational management.


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.

AA1000AP Working Group

Ms. Sara DeSmith  – Partner, Assurance Leader – Sustainable Business Solutions, PwC, US (Until January 2017)

Ms. Marcela Duron  – Manager, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young, US

Dr. Glenn Frommer – Managing Partner, ESG Matters Limited, Hong Kong, China

Mr. Terence Jeyaretnam – Founding Executive Director – NetBalance; Partner, EY- Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Australia

Ms. Monika Kumar – Environmental Specialist, Corporate Responsibility Program, World Bank, US

Dr. Kheng Min Loi – Deputy President, Transparency International, Malaysia

Ms. Paula Luff  – Founder and CEO, VISO Strategies Corporation, US

Dr. Colin Morgan – Principal Consultant, DNV GL, UK

Mr. Prathmesh Raichura – Director, Global Sustainability Services, KPMG, India

Dr. Sied Sadek  – Managing Director, DQS CFS, Germany

Mr. Murray Sayce – Principal (Corporate Sustainability), ERM CVS, UK (Chair)

Dr. Vladimir Skobarev – General Director, NP Consult, Russia