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Le Monde du Chiffre July 29, 2021

IFAC responds to proposed amendments to the constitution of the IFRS Foundation

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has welcomed the proposed amendments to the constitution of the IFRS Foundation, which should allow the future International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to establish IFRS standards for sustainable development.

IFAC believes that...

ICMA Pakistan Management Accountant Journal July 19, 2021

Exclusive Interview with Helen Partridge, Director, Accountancy Education

Accounting Professionals Development & Training

In this exclusive interview for ICMA Pakistan Management Accountant Journal, IFAC's Director of Accountancy Education, Helen Partridge, explains IFAC's approach to assisting the global accounting profession through education.

CIPFA Speaks! July 2, 2021

Accountability Index and levelling up

In this week's episode, we're joined by Ian Carruthers to discuss the latest CIPFA/IFAC Accountability Index, as well as Jeffrey Matsu (CIPFA, Chief Economist) and Ben Franklin (Centre for Progressive Policy, Head of Research...

CPA Practice Advisor June 29, 2021

Study Shows Lack of Standardization in Sustainability Reporting and Assurance

Global practices for sustainability reporting and assurance over that information—including the prevalence of assurance, level of assurance, and standard and practitioner used—varies widely by jurisdiction, ...

Biznes June 29, 2021

Lack of standardisation in the verification of sustainability information

Brak Standaryzacji w Weryfikacji Informacji Dotyczących Zrównoważonego Rozwoju

Global practices for sustainability reporting and disclosure certification – including the prevalence and level of attestation and the standards and type of verifier – vary significantly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, argues a new report by the International Federation of Accountants (...

Le Monde du Chiffre June 28, 2021

Sustainable Insurance: New Study Highlights Lack of Standardization

Assurance Durable : Une Nouvelle Étude met en Évidence le Manque de Normalization

A global comparative study by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) highlighted significant differences between countries in sustainability assurance.

Monitor Daily June 24, 2021

Global Sustainability Assurance Practices Lack Standardization

Global practices for sustainability reporting and assurance over that information — including the prevalence of assurance, level of assurance and standard and practitioner used — varies widely by jurisdiction, ...

The Accountant Online June 24, 2021

Study Reveals Lack of Standardization in Sustainability Assurance

Global practices for sustainability reporting and assurance over that information varies widely by jurisdiction, according to a study from IFAC and the AICPA & CIMA (representing the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants).

CFO Dive June 24, 2021

Low-Quality Assurance of ESG Reports Pose Stability Risk: IFAC

Only 51% of companies back up their reports on sustainability with assurance, a study of 1,400 companies by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) found, warning that low-quality assurance is an "emerging investor protection and financial stability risk."

Accountancy Today June 24, 2021

Lack of Standardization in Sustainability Assurance, says IFAC

A recent study by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), in partnership with the AICPA and CIMA (representing the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants), has found a lack of standardization in sustainability assurance globally.

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