In order to obtain an external review of the reliability and thoroughness of the data and reporting procedures, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is tasked with the specific verification of selected environmental, economic and social indicators.

Their assurance statement, describing the work performed as well as the compliance to the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and conclusions are submitted, as required, to the Audit Committee as the appropriate body representing UCB’s Board of Directors.

The assurance statement will be published as part of the Sustainability Report 2017.