ICAI Announcement- Invitation for Expression of Interest – suggestions on reducing carbon footprints

Invitation for Expression of Interest – suggestions on reducing carbon footprints

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is the second largest professional body of Chartered Accountants in the world, with a strong tradition of service to the Indian economy in public interest. As one of the steps towards partnering in nation building, ICAI has constituted Sustainability Reporting Standards Board (SRSB) in February, 2020 with the mission to bring sustainability reporting and thinking within mainstream business practices both in the public and private sectors. Since inception, the Board has taken various initiatives and is working persistently for contribution towards attainment of the global call of sustainability by increasing awareness and implementing measures to improve sustainability.

The 21st World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) 2022, organized by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), is being hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). It is scheduled to be held from November 18-21, 2022, in India’s financial capital, Mumbai at the Jio World Convention Centre. For more information about the WCOA event, please visit the web-link given below: https://www.wcoa2022mumbai.org/

SRSB is inviting expression of interest from external / third-party carbon offset agencies and carbon credit advisory firms who are engaged in measurement of carbon footprint, suggesting steps to mitigate carbon emission, facilitating implementation of steps, computation of carbon emission, offset mechanism and providing carbon neutral certification for the event. Interested agencies are requested to send brief profile, nature of services provided by them and preliminary proposal, at sustainability@icai.in latest by June 30, 2022. SRSB will evaluate the responses and the shortlisted ones will be contacted for further discussion. It may be noted that the decision of the Board will be final in this regard.

Chairman                                                                                                                           Vice-Chairperson

Sustainability Reporting Standards Board The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

1 thought on “ICAI Announcement- Invitation for Expression of Interest – suggestions on reducing carbon footprints”

  1. mucherla vijayasarathy

    A very good and commendable action.
    I am an Energy Conservation specialist and am wiling to give my support, if and when required. I also one of the judges for deciding the Energy conservation awards being conducted by Confederation of Indian Industries since the last 22 years.
    Regards,
    M.Vijayasarathy,
    Chennai.
    9444406906.

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