5.1.1Reporting about Non-Financial Information

This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI standards: Core option. The Company has used the GRI Standards to determine material aspects for this year’s report. For SBM Offshore, ’transparancy, trust and reputation’ are material topics and therefore we have assurance on non-financial as well as financial information. To obtain assurance on the reliability of information presented to its stakeholders, SBM Offshore has asked our auditors PwC to provide limited assurance on our non-financial information.