Assessment checklist

Corporate Sustainability Assessment checklist for participating companies

1. Registration

First time participants: go to to sign up. If you have any questions, you can contact .

Returning participants: confirm your participation in the current assessment.

2. Complete the questionnaire

First time participants: you will need to complete as much of the questionnaire as possible. This includes attaching supporting evidence where necessary, referring to publicly available information and adding additional comments where needed. If your company was assessed based on publicly available data last year, you also have the option to use the pre-fill functionality to populate the new questionnaire with the answers collected last year.  
Returning participants: you can use the pre-fill functionality to populate the new questionnaire with last year’s answers

3. Consult instructions

Carefully read the supplementary Information Text for each question to understand key definitions and data requirements. You can also consult our CSA Companion, which covers the general criteria and is updated annually and for technical help, refer to our FAQ document.

4. Check your data

Make sure the information is up-to-date, and that all references and links are working.

5. Ask for help

If you get stuck – contact the CSA Helpline! (

6. Review

Please review all your answers before submitting. Users logged in with the administrator account can walk through the questionnaire and mark individual questions as “Approved”, to prevent any other users from making any additional changes. Question status is shown by the ‘traffic light’ system next to each question.

7. Submit

If you are happy with your responses, you can submit the questionnaire directly through the online assessment tool. By submitting your company information, you will be prompted to agree and accept  the policies governing our confidentiality, data handling and usage.