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UK Treasury publishes guidance to help public sector in sustainability reporting

The UK Treasury has published guidance setting out minimum requirements of sustainability reporting for public sector entities, as well as best practice guidance and underlying principles that should be adopted in preparing the information.

The guidance is applicable to the central government departments, non-ministerial departments, agencies and non-departmental public bodies that produce annual reports and accounts in accordance with the Treasury’s Government Financial Reporting Manual. It is not applicable for the devolved governments of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The guidance is available on the Treasury’s website: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/591469/Sustainability_Reporting_Guidance_2016-17.pdf

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