Certified Sustainability Reporting Assurer (CSRA) – Batch 17
What is CSRA?
Those interested in the CSRA certificate will have a basic level of proficiency in assurance engagement related to sustainability or CSR reporting and thus have an opportunity to become a more professional assurer and develop additional capability in the following areas:
- Examining the completeness and compliance of sustainability/CSR reports.
- Identifying any data and information omitted that could have been included.
- Independent comments on targets, impacts, shortcomings and recommendations.
- Assessment of sustainability/CSR reporting including interpretation of reported data and performance.
To join CSRA training, the participants are required to complete Certified Sustainability Reporting Specialist (CSRS) training first.
CSRA Course Objectives:
The CSRA Course concentrates more specifically on assurance engagement to verify corporate sustainability performance. The CSRA certification program has the following objectives:
- Transfer practical skills in relation to assurance services development
- Increase the knowledge of international standards in relation to assurance engagement in sustainability/CSR reporting and;
- Provide insight into the various aspects of assurance engagement in relation to sustainability/CSR reporting, including recognized methods and techniques of auditing.
The aspects are covered in the CSRA Course session includes: Assurance Standards and Criteria, Scope of Assurance Engagement, Risk Perspectives, Substantive Assurance, Assurance Issues, Assurance Reporting, Reporting Standards, and Reporting Practicalities.
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