Write a 5- to 8 page double-spaced paper that summarizes how an accounting and/or financial manager might apply auditing and assurance concepts discussed in this course to non-audit applications/roles. Please develop an audit plan to audit sustainability and corporate social responsibility for a company reported on the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) website.

Post your company in the discussion thread posted by your facilitator.

Submit your completed assignment to the Week 7 assignments folder by the date specified by your facilitator.

Here is information that you can use to develop this audit plan:

  1. What are assurance services that CPAs provide?
  2. The most recent annual report for the company you chose: SAP, Coca Cola, Starbucks, or BP.
  3. AICPA. (2012). AT 101: Attestation Engagements. 
  4. IFAC. (2011, March 22). IFAC Sustainability Framework 2.0: Professional Accountants as Integrators. 
  5. Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements. 
  6. Price, R. W. (2012). What is a corporate social responsibility audit? Global Entrepreneurship Institute.