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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision-making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. Read More
Striving to create a culture and environment of good governance, 15 years ago the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs established the Best Corporate Governance Disclosure Awards. Read More
Four key areas that CFOs should address when conducting meetings with boards. Read More
Measuring What Matters: Is It Time to Move beyond Measuring National Success with GDP?
by Rob Ward, Head of Leadership & Advocacy, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand | October 21, 2014 |
A new publication from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand discusses how a more complete picture of national progress could be determined—one that recognizes environmental and social outcomes as well as economic aspects. Read More
Attracting Long-term Investors through Integrated Thinking and Reporting
by Andrew Knauer, Senior Analyst, Just Capital, George Serafeim, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University School of Business and Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business, IFAC | October 9, 2014 |
Research shows that integrated thinking and reporting can have a positive impact on the type of investors your company attracts—those who are in it for the long-term and looking for sustainable value creation. Read More
Webinar Wrap-Up: Good Governance from a Multi-Stakeholder Perspective
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | September 23, 2014 |
Staff from IFAC, the Global Reporting Initiative, The Mosaic Company, and Bloomberg recently explored the link between good corporate governance and sustainability performance management in a webinar. Read More
- Good Governance Key to Success: IFAC President
August 25, 2015 - The Nation
- SL Businesses Urged to Practice Good Governance: IFAC President
August 3, 2015 - Hiru Business News
- Sri Lanka: Some Aspects of Corporate Governance
July 6, 2015 - The Island
- Mauritius: Prime Minister Reiterates His Commitment towards Good Governance
May 14, 2015 - AllAfrica.com
- International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector, Executive Summary
July 2, 2014 - IFAC, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
- Evaluating and Improving Governance in Organizations
January 31, 2009 - IFAC
- Defining and Developing an Effective Code of Conduct for Organizations
May 31, 2007 - IFAC
- Principles of Corporate Governance
January 27, 2004 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development