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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.
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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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Unethical business practices harm organizations and economies. Large-scale business failures such as Enron—as well as the more recent failures related to the global financial crisis—highlight the consequences of unethical business practices and amoral management. Professional accountants, as stewards of transparency and trust, and subject to a professional code of ethics, have a key role to play not only in upholding but in encouraging and influencing ethical behavior and decision making within their organizations. Read More
ICAS recognises the power of every individual CA – “the Power of One” – to influence those around them. No matter the career stage or level of seniority, every CA can have a strong role in shaping the culture and values of the organisations in which they work.
CIMA framework videos for approaching ethical dilemmas.
CIMA provides checklist to assist with ethical dilemma's at work and to ensure you've covered the right steps to deal with it.
Make It Your Business: Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals
November 5, 2015 - PwC
It makes commercial sense to embed the SDGs in operations and strategy, but how ready is business to support governments achieve these global goals?
These tools will give you an overview of the CIMA code of ethics, the importance of ethics in the workplace, and how ethical considerations may appear in the CIMA exams.
Business Ethics Beyond Fighting Corruption (Part 2)
October 27, 2015 - Manila Bulletin
Seven positive consequences of ethics in management.
A set of online self-study courses for corporate ethics training. Housed on the learning platform of the American Institute of CPAs, the courses can be taken free of charge and with the potential of earning up to two continuing professional education (CPE) credits per course.
- Let’s Celebrate Whistleblowers
May 4, 2016 - Transparency International
- Survey Finds Bribery Runs Highest Among Courts in Mideast
May 4, 2016 - New York Times
- Financial Impropriety Still Rampant
May 2, 2016 - Zimbabwe Independent
- The Challenge of Public Sector Corruption
April 29, 2016 - World Policy Blog
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