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Talk on ‘Sustainability Reporting and Global Reporting Initiative’ held

22 Sep 2019, 18:00

NTV Online

The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) arranged a discussion on ‘Sustainability Reporting and Global Reporting Initiatives on Thursday at ICMAB, Dhaka.

Dr. Rubina Sen, Senior Coordinator of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) South Asia and Pallavi Atre, Sustainability Consultant of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) were the resource persons, said a press release.

They discussed about the future reporting framework for achieving the sustainable goals by the year 2030. After their presentation, there was an interactive question and answer session where the participants discussed about the future role the GRI can play for achieving the SDG goals.

M. Abul Kalam Mazumdar, FCMA, President, ICMAB while offering welcome address has laid down the importance of GRI for achieving SDGs by 2030 and build Bangladesh as a developed country by2041.

He mentioned that in order to make the CMAs aware of the sustainability reporting the discussed program was arranged. He also mentioned that ICMAB would develop talent pool through training with the technical support of GRI to support the corporate sector of the country in increasing their preparedness to accommodate sustainability reporting with general purpose financial statements.

Kausar Alam, Vice Chairman of the Seminar and Conference Committee of ICMAB offered vote of thanks.