Accounting Firms Challenged on Reporting of Climate Risks in Company Financial Statements

August 15, 2023

Environmental law NGO ClientEarth has written to the Global Public Policy Committee (GPPC), which brings together representatives of the six large international accounting organizations, to request greater transparency and higher standards in how climate change is addressed in financial statements. ClientEarth expressed concern that most companies in the Climate Action 100+ focus list “and their auditors do not fully consider climate-related matters when preparing their financial statements or the audits thereof, or at the very least do not explain if and how they have done so.”

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