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Public Sector Needs a Holistic Approach to Sustainability

Event recording and highlights now available: Equipping the Public Sector for Sustainability Action

Apr 25, 2023 | New York, New York | English
Equipping the Public Sector for Sustainability Action

IFAC, IPSASB, and Accountancy Europe hosted a lively discussion on the future of sustainability reporting in the public sector, the urgent need to develop public sector specific sustainability reporting standards, and how the IPSASB is exploring undertaking the critical endeavor.

A recording of Equipping the Public Sector for Sustainability Action and highlights are now available.


The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) works to strengthen public financial management globally through developing and maintaining accrual-based International Public Sector Accounting Standards® (IPSAS®) and other high-quality financial reporting guidance for use by governments and other public sector entities. It also raises awareness of IPSAS and the benefits of accrual adoption. The Board receives support from the Asian Development Bank, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, the New Zealand External Reporting Board, and the governments of Canada and New Zealand. The structures and processes that support the operations of the IPSASB are facilitated by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). For copyright, trademark, and permissions information, please go to permissions or contact 

About IFAC 
IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of 180 members and associates in 135 countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 3 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce. 

About Accountancy Europe 
Accountancy Europe unites 50 professional organisations from 35 countries that represent 1 million professional accountants, auditors, and advisors. They make numbers work for people. Accountancy Europe translates their daily experience to inform the public policy debate in Europe and beyond. Accountancy Europe is in the EU Transparency Register (No 4713568401-18).