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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
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Facilitates effective, entrepreneurial and prudent management that can deliver the long-term success of the company.
Aims to bring together elements of best practice for risk management; prompt boards to consider how to discharge their responsibilities in relation to the existing and emerging principal risks faced by the company; reflect sound business practice, whereby risk management and internal control are embedded in the business process by which a company pursues its objectives; and highlight related reporting responsibilities.
ICAEW's Dialogue in Corporate Governance programme's fourth thought leadership piece considers the principal drivers of diversity to help boards set and assess diversity objectives to promote long-term business success.
Assists directors in understanding the factors to consider when deciding on and assessing the value of assurance for reported greenhouse gas emissions.
Informs those charged with fiduciary management of enterprises why ethics can no longer be treated as a discretionary cost to the business. Management of the ethical dimension is instead a significant contributor to financial success. This is highlighted through the use of examples of how leading corporations are integrating ethical management into business practices, change programs, and fraud, risk, and compliance systems.
Shows how boards can better understand their risk exposure and ensure their organization is as resilient as possible. The accompanying tool-kit provides some key questions for boards to ask of themselves to help achieve a more risk resilient organization.
Provides guidance on the implementation of the Australian/New Zealand standard on risk management, AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009, Risk management – Principles and Guidelines, which is identical to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 31000:2009 standard. The guidelines expand on and explain the elements included in the standard and provide advice about applying the standard, including using it to evaluate and improve existing risk management practice.
October 7, 2014 - Financial Times
September 17, 2014 - Forbes
September 15, 2014 - Reuters
September 15, 2014 - The Independent
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