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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. Read More
This report provides you with some additional guidance, drawing from almost 40 good examples of sustainability reporting from around the globe, structured around the categories of criteria for the benchmark in 2014.
Considers the views of investors and companies in relation to the presentation, position and content of accounting policy disclosures and financial review information.
Mark O’Sullivan, one of Europe’s leading experts on Integrated Reporting (IR) talks to VLearn about some of the challenges and opportunities inherent in adopting IR as part of a progressive corporate strategy.
The IFRS Foundation has announced the publication of: IFRS as global standards: a pocket guide 2014, which will be available to the public soon. The pocket guide aims to provide an overview of the adoption of IFRS in 130 countries and other jurisdictions around the world
Humanity is making risky climate bets and ExxonMobil will probably be proved right.
This guide provides an overview of the International Integrated Reporting Framework, which was developed by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) through a global consultation process.
While sustainability reporting is still not as widespread in the United States as in some other countries, it is definitely on the uptick. According to the Governance & Accountability Institute, nearly three-quarters of all of the companies in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500 are now publishing sustainability reports.
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June 25, 2015 - Accounting Today
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June 22, 2015 - Accountancy Age
- IASB Revisits Goodwill Accounting
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