The Assurance Provider TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas (‘the Provider’) has been engaged to provide external assurance on the disclosures published in the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report 2021 (‘the Report’) of HELLENIC PETROLEUM HOLDINGS S.A. (‘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 2021 annual report and financial statement which have been audited by other third parties.
The Provider undertook the following tasks during the months May 2022:
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 Report is in accordance with the GRI Standards 2021, including the GRI 11. Oil & Gas Sector Standards.
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:
On behalf of TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas,
Athens, 27th of May 2022