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- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
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. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | June 6, 2017
IFAC recently issued a policy position on integrated reporting highlighting the need for a single report providing a fuller picture of an organization’s ability to create value over time, and greater interconnectedness between different reports.
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4 Key Steps for CFOs to Instill Integrated Thinking and ReportingFour key actions CFOs and their finance teams can consider to enable integrated reporting in their organizations.
by Laura Leka , Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | April 9, 2018
Research Insights—Integrated Report Quality: Capital Market and Real EffectsHigher-quality information for internal and external stakeholders is associated with improved decision making; given that, how is integrated report quality related to firm value?
by Elmar R. Venter, Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Pretoria in South Africa, Li Chen, Senior Lecturer in Accounting, University of Auckland Business School, Mary E. Barth, Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business and Steven Cahan, Professor of Financial Accounting, University of Auckland Business School | March 18, 2018
It Is Time for Africa to Accelerate Implementation of Integrated Thinking and ReportingAdopting integrated thinking and IR will contribute to improving decision making, transparency and accountability especially as to how organizations in the public and private sector are creating value and contributing towards improving lives of...
by Patrick Kabuya, Senior Specialist, World Bank Group | February 2, 2018
Twenty Years of International Public Sector Standard Setting2017 was a landmark year for international standard setting for public sector financial reporting.
by Steven Cain, Technical Manager Financial Reporting and Auditing Standards, CIPFA | December 20, 2017
How Can SMEs Implement Integrated Reporting? A Starter KitThe specific application of integrated reporting by SMEs and the initial steps SMEs can take to start their integrated reporting journey.
by Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | December 14, 2017
News and Resources
There are 1989 news/resources
2014 Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements
International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board - June 23, 2014
Management Considerations for Effective KPI Disclosure
CPA Canada - May 6, 2018
Making Integrated Reporting Work in an SME: Anglo African
ACCA - May 4, 2018
The Role of Internal Audit In Non-Financial and Integrated Reporting
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors - May 3, 2018
New Supporting Materials for the IFRS for SMEs Standard Available
IFRS Foundation - May 3, 2018
Integrated Reporting US Community
IR US Community - May 1, 2018
IASB and IFRS Foundation Chairmen Call for Broad Response to European Commission Consultation
IFRS Foundation - April 23, 2018
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