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Buyer’s guide to assurance on non-financial information

What is assurance? How does it work and why might it be useful to users of non-financial information? This ‘Buyer's Guide to Assurance on non-financial information’, written collaboratively between ICAEW’s Audit and Assurance Faculty and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development , addresses these questions to bring much needed clarity on what is often perceived as a confusing topic.

Read the buyer's guide

Download the Buyer's guide to assurance on non-financial information from WBCSD.


Divided into two parts, the guide explains both the concept of assurance, for those unfamiliar with the topic, as well as the practical considerations including hints and tips for those procuring assurance.

While the guide is written with the organisations procuring assurance in mind, it may also be helpful to investors and other users of non-financial information.