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The Centre for Environmental Rights appoints new auditors

3 May 2018 at 9:00 am

Susan Lapoorta (left) and Althea Dlamini (right) of Kuhumelela auditing firm with CER Executive Director Melissa Fourie (centre).
Susan Lapoorta (left) and Althea Dlamini (right) of Kuhumelela auditing firm with CER Executive Director Melissa Fourie (centre).

The Centre for Environmental Rights has appointed Kuhumelela, a 100% black and woman-owned chartered accountant and auditing firm, as our new auditors.

The rotation of our auditors after 7 years reflects the Centre and its board of directors’ adherence to principles of good corporate governance.

Our appointment of Kuhumelela reflects our commitment to promoting diversity and transformation.

Kuhumelela was started in May 2010 by two sisters, Althea Dlamini and Susan Lapoorta, with the intent to assist with the transformation of the accounting industry. Today it is a national organisation with offices in Cape Town, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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