Since the global financial crisis, the public’s trust in business institutions has been severely eroded, and it shows little sign of coming back in a hurry. I don’t believe most people going into business do so with the idea of acting unethically, but there
Por Anton Colella, Director Ejecutivo, Instituto de Contadores Certificados de Escocia | 26 de enero de 2016
Ethics is interwoven into the history of ICAS since its very beginning and into its future with its Power of One Initiative.
In addition to traditional training materials, young accountants must be taught the importance of being ethical—and the best way to do this is through stories and examples from senior members of the profession.
ICAS Chief Executive Anton Colella argues that moral courage is one of the defining characteristic of professional accountants today, and it should be included in the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.
A few years ago, ICAS established its own Ethics Board; Chief Executive Anton Colella explains why, it’s governance and leadership, and how it is structured to be a key part of ICAS’s strategy.
Integrity and ethics will help us face unpredictable, unforeseen ethical challenges in the future, according to ICAS Chief Executive Anton Colella.