CERISE promotes the widespread use of SPI4 to help financial service providers (FSPs) improve their social performance. To get the most out of an SPI4 audit, CERISE strongly encourages all users to get trained on how to use the tool and interpret the indicators.
The SPI4 Auditor Qualification is a two-stage process that involves training and on-site audit. Users who successfully complete the process are considered SPI4 Qualified Auditors.
Why become an SPI4 Qualified Auditor?
The qualification process is valuable for people who want to use SPI4 to accompany financial service providers or to use it internally in their own organizations. As SPI4 Qualified Auditor, you can:
- Perform reliable audits with quality results
- Support efficiently the process of the audit for an FSP and guide teams to get accurate and useful results to improve practices, share with their Board and other stakeholders
- Deepen understanding about how to use the results for strategic decision-making
- Supervise SPI4 audits
- Conduct SPI4 and SPM awareness-raising trainings
- Be part of the CERISE SPI4 community with privileged access to SPI4 training materials
- Contribute to shaping the knowledge and learning around social performance management and the Universal Standards
Terms and Conditions for SPI4 Qualified Auditors
CERISE distinguishes between external auditors and internal auditors. The latter work inside a financial service provider and are qualified to conduct SPI4 audits within their institution.
All SPI4 Qualified auditors agree to respect CERISE’s Terms and Conditions to ensure the highest quality standards when it comes to the audit process:.
Last update in June 2020:
- Terms and Conditions for SPI4 Qualified External Auditors
- Terms and Conditions for SPI4 Qualified Internal Auditors
SPI4 Auditor Qualification Process
2. Practical phase
If you are interested in being SPI4 Qualified Auditor, please contact CERISE.