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Francis Stones

Francis Stones

EMEA Director at BPA Worldwide

Francis is BPA's lead sustainability expert for Europe. He has experience working throughout the Middle East, Africa, India and Europe developing interactive advertising rules and guidelines. Francis member of AEV Sustainability Committee, he works on innovative sustainability assurance solutions for BPA clients.

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Although accountancy firms are expected to adhere to the ISAE 3000 guidelines for non-financial audits, those guidelines are risk-based and developed primarily to ensure that conflicts of interest are avoided. In contrast, sustainability assurance involves a comprehensive approach to issues related specifically to sustainability performance, and follows a number of internationally accepted guidelines from internationally recognized bodies such as GRI and AccountAbility (UK).