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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 (IFAC) and...

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.

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.

Accounting Today | June 24, 2021

Accountants Support Global Vaccine Effort

IFAC will work with Gavi and the Global Fund to contribute to, and support, the implementation of robust accounting practices in public health and to improve the overall financial management of donor funds by countries receiving those funds. Under the memorandum of understanding that the groups...

Accounting Today | June 23, 2021

Sustainability Assurance Seen as Full of Inconsistencies

Sustainability reporting standards, as well as assurance services to verify that reporting, vary widely across jurisdictions and individual practitioners and require better standardization, according to a new report.