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- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. Read More
A collection of various developments worldwide on environmental and social reporting requirements by regulatory bodies and stock exchanges. This report is intended to track and give a sense of some of the most important CSR disclosure initiatives around the world.
The FASB announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.
Brad Monterio, Managing Director of Colcomgroup and Vice Chair of IMA’s Technology Solutions & Practices Committee, discusses Integrated Reporting and what small business owners should expect for the future.
Preparing for a Price on Carbon: Lessons from 3 Companies
February 24, 2015 - World Bank
Case studies show how 3 energy companies developed GHG reporting and how they're using the data
CDSB has shown how the most widely used corporate natural capital-related reporting approaches align to help companies.
This presentation provides an overview of the key aspects of the Conceptual Framework for General Purpose Financial Reporting by Public Sector Entities (the Conceptual Framework). The Conceptual Framework is an important addition to the IPSASB's literature and will guide the development of International Public Sector Accounting Standards™ (IPSASs™) and Recommended Practice Guidelines (RPGs).
- How to Tackle Implementation of Multiple High-Profile Accounting Standards
July 14, 2016 - Journal of Accountancy
- Natural Capital Protocol Launched Today
July 13, 2016 - Natural Capital Coalition
- IASB to Focus on Communication Effectiveness of Financial Statements
July 12, 2016 - CFO Innovation
- Accountants, Auditors to Get a New Ethics Rule Book
July 12, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
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