Burlington, Ontario, 17-July-2012 – Energy Advantage Inc., a global leader in providing total energy and environmental management services, continues to offer its customers added assurance that its internal controls and systems are transparent and secured, complying for the sixth year in a row with Canadian government?s strict Section 5970 of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA). CICA 5970 is an audit that defines professional standards used by independent auditors to rigorously assess the internal controls of service organizations. It is also equivalent to the US SAS 70.
“Achieving CICA 5970 certification, for the sixth year in a row, enables Energy Advantage to provide our customers with sustainable program solutions that have secured systems and sound procedures,” says Rob Kirkby, CEO of Energy Advantage. “By completing CICA 5970 certification, Energy Advantage is able to demonstrate to our customers’ that our controls and procedures have been assessed by an independent auditor and that they have proclaimed the controls are suitably designed and operating effectively.”
Considering key stakeholder demands for transparency, Energy Advantage believes that for organizations evaluating service providers, it is more important than ever that the service providers can prove their ability to manage customer data in a secure and consistent manner and comply with the highest industry standards. We also believe that our completion of the comprehensive CICA 5970 audit on an on-going basis demonstrates the quality and effectiveness of our operational procedures, controls, security architecture and information technology infrastructure.
About Energy Advantage Inc.
Energy Advantage is an independent global energy and environmental management services company. We help our customers to manage the complexity of choice they face daily and implement practical and bottom line focused solutions to their energy and environmental challenges. Our total energy and environmental management (TEEM) process systematically assesses and prioritizes the many potential solutions available in the marketplace within an enterprise program approach to deliver the best results possible in risk management, increased productivity, cost savings and reduced environmental impact. For more information visit http://www.energyadvantage.com/.