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Description: Sustainable investing is a hot topic, prompting growth in so-called sustainable funds. But since there is no one established definition of what sustainability means, investors and advisors are left with questions such as how much carbon is a company emitting. This has prompted a call from investors and fund developers for more hard data from industry.

Date:  September 19, 2021

Source:  thestar.com

 Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2021/09/19/sustainable-funds-release-more-data-details-as-investors-seek-transparency.html

Discussion points:

1) Is sustainability something you would be considering as part of your investment decisions?

2) Does your university have an investment club or course offering that allows students to make real trades? How does sustainability fit in with the decision-making process?

3) Chapter one of Wiley’s Auditing: A Practical Apporoach discusses several types of audits or assurance engagements. Which one do you think might be especially applicable for the reporting issues covered in this article?

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