Acuity Brands Completes Audit for SOC 2, Type-2 Report Reinforcing Ongoing Commitment to Security

ATLANTA, March 17, 2022 – Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today that it has completed a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2, Type 2 Audit, covering the Company’s “Lighting, Lighting Controls & Building Controls Platforms and Services.” The audit affirmed that Acuity Brands’ policies, practices, procedures, and operations for the covered products meet the SOC 2® criteria for security and availability.

“Receiving a SOC-2 Type 2 attestation report builds on the Type 1 affirmation we received last year and provides evidence of how Acuity Brands’ audited products operate with robust capabilities over a period of time,” said Jazib Frahim, Vice President – Architecture and Product Security for IoT and Connected Solutions, Acuity Brands.  “Being able to provide evidence of SOC 2 Type 2 compliance provides our customers with a higher level of assurance by demonstrating that we have passed a thorough and rigorous examination of our internal control policies and practices as audited by an independent firm.”

The scope of Type 2 report covers Acuity Brands’ products, systems, applications, networks, development processes, human resources, and information assets as they apply to the handling of restricted information and development of products that comprise the Company’s:

  • Digital Lighting Networks: in-scope components consisting of nLight® (wired), nLight® AIR (wireless), Fresco™, SensorSwitch™, and ROAM® products;
  • Atrius® Technology Solutions: in-scope components consisting of Atrius Building Insights, Atrius Building Manager, Atrius Enterprise Locator, and Atrius Spatial Insights; and
  • Distech Controls® Building Management Systems: in-scope components consisting of ECLYPSE® Connected Controller Series, ECLYPSE A1000, ECLYPSE A2000, ECLYPSE APEX, ECLYPSE Sky Ecosystem, Cloud-Relay API, Builder and VEXX® products.

For more information and inquiries about Acuity Brands’ commitment to conducting business with integrity, please go to Acuity Brands – Sustainability, Governance 

About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls and the Intelligent Spaces Group, we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.

Acuity Brands, Inc. is based in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. The Company is powered by approximately 13,500 dedicated and talented associates. Visit us at


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