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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
This Discussion Paper stimulates a global debate on preparing accountants for finance leadership roles, including the CFO. The paper features five principles that highlight the changing expectations, scope, and mandate of the CFO and finance leadership roles and recommends what action professional accountancy organizations and employers can take to prepare professional accountants for career progression to finance leadership.
Explores the perceptions about the meanings of governance, risk, and control (GRC) and enterprise risk management (ERM) and internal audit’s involvement.
The award-winning fund manager discusses what he looks for in a company when he’s making investment decisions.
Looks at eight leading companies that have to deal with significant uncertainty and risk and have survived, maintaining both their reputation and balance sheet.
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.
Breakthrough: Business Leaders, Market Revolutions
March 5, 2013 - Volans
A manifesto to help move toward breakthrough change toward a resource efﬁcient, low carbon, and sustainable economic system. References the growing numbers of business leaders that are helping the business case for market revolutions in such areas as accounting, valuation, and economics.
July 3, 2014 - IFAC and CIPFA
June 24, 2014 - Public Finance International
June 19, 2014 - In The Black
May 15, 2014 - The Daily Star
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