IFAC paper on auditing sustainability reports

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11 Feb 2006

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued a consultation paper that explores the assurance aspects of the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI's) proposed new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G3).

The GRI, which develops global reporting guidelines on the economic, environmental, and social performance of organisations, has released draft guidelines designed to enhance the comparability, clarity, ease of use, and assurability of sustainability reports. IFAC's consultation paper, Assurance Aspects of G3 - The Global Reporting Initiative's 2006 Draft Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, explores issues in the proposed G3 Guidelines that specifically relate to assurance reporting. The paper is aimed primarily at professional accountants with some familiarity with sustainability assurance. IFAC requests comments by 31 March 2006. Click to download:

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