The Romanian translation of the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018) has been made available in the public domain by AccountAbility, as they seek expansion globally in terms of access to its principles-based sustainability guidance. The new translation is now available for free download on AccountAbility’s website.

The AccountAbility Principles have been in force for more than 20 years by companies of all sizes and throughout various sectors, to successfully recognise, prioritize, and tackle sustainability challenges to improve their overall, long-term performance. The AA1000AP (2018) acts as the foundation of the AA1000 Series of Standards and provides an informed update to the firm’s internationally accepted, principles-based approach to sustainability management for the 21st Century.

AccountAbility’s generous translation sponsor and peer reviewer, who donated their time and profound knowledge to advance the global accessibility of this critical sustainability guidance document should take all the credit for the release of the translation of the AA1000AP (2018) by The Body of Expert and Licensed Accountants of Romania (CECCAR), with Dr. Mirela Paunescu, an Associate Professor with the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, as a peer reviewer.

The AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (2018) represent a real foundation to advance companies’ mindfulness regarding the need to execute resilience in business – which may be what means success and failure.

Uninterrupted modifications alongside various challenges businesses face in the global context nowadays, have clarified they will need to adjust and become more effectual and proactive in recognising, handling, and effectively replying to essential sustainability matters.

’CECCAR is delighted to have contributed to the Romanian translation of the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (2018). With the mission to connect professionals to strengthen business resilience, CECCAR finds it important to promote these standards among Romanian-speaking professionals in order to help organizations in the creation of long-term shared value.» Said Dr. Robert Aurelian Șova, President of CECCAR

The AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (2018) are designed to help organizations become more accountable, responsible, and sustainable.

‘’I am honored to have contributed to making these standards available to a Romanian-speaking audience as Romanian accounting professionals play a key role in promoting them and helping organizations to improve their ESG reporting practices and thus upgrade management systems for a more sustainable business environment.» Said Dr. Mirela Paunescu, Associate Professor, Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

This translation announcement builds upon AccountAbility’s Winter 2020 release of the Italian and French translations, the Fall 2020 release of the German and Simplified Chinese translations, and Spanish, Portuguese, and Bahasa Indonesian translations of the AA1000AP (2018). is the place to download the AccountAbility Principles along with the latest versions of other standards in the AA1000 Series of Standards.

Source: AccountAbility