This is an optional Innovation & Leadership credit. These credits recognize exemplary practices and performance above and beyond what is recognized in standard credits and may not be relevant to every institution. Scoring in the Innovation and Leadership section is capped at 4 bonus points total.
IN 35: Stakeholder Engagement Standard – version 2.2
Frequently Asked Questions
How has this credit changed between version 2.1 and 2.2?
The standard has changed slightly to reinforce that adoption of AA1000 standards is required.
- Under version 2.1, institutions could earn credit if they formally adopted a community stakeholder engagement framework that conforms to the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard.
- Under version 2.2, institutions earn credit if they have made a formal, public commitment to the AccountAbility principles as defined in the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (SES).
Resources, Templates & Tools
- AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard – AccountAbility
Common Issues Identified During Review
- To count, the institution must have made a formal, public commitment to the AccountAbility principles as defined in the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (SES). Indication of a formal, public commitment must be provided through upload or URL.