IFAC's Vision for High-Quality Sustainability Assurance

Sustainability-related disclosure is finally taking its rightful place within the corporate reporting ecosystem, through global and jurisdiction-specific initiatives. In order to be trusted, sustainability disclosure must be subject to high-quality, independent, external assurance.

This vision addresses the importance of global standards, regulation that supports decision-useful disclosure, and the value of an interconnected approach to sustainability and financial information reporting and assurance.

 
 

Sustainability Assurance Resources

 
   

In the video below, IFAC staff detail our global benchmarking study – The State of Play in Sustainability Assurance – that captures and analyzes the extent to which companies are reporting and obtaining assurance over their sustainability disclosures, which assurance standards are being used, and which companies are providing the assurance service.

 
 

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