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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
The Basel Committee released for consultation a set of revised guidelines on corporate governance at banks. Building on the Committee's Principles for enhancing corporate governance published in 2010, the proposed guidelines aim to strengthen various governance measures such as risk management and internal control arrangements, board competence, and compensation systems. Comments on the proposals are due by Friday 9 January 2015.
Through its membership of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, BIAC, IFAC is actively involved in the work of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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.
Facilitates effective, entrepreneurial and prudent management that can deliver the long-term success of the company.
This debates how to develop macro reporting metrics that present a more holistic and accurate measure of national progress than gross domestic product (GDP).
The Business Anti-Corruption Portal (Portal) provides a comprehensive and practical business tool, and offers targeted support to SMEs in order to help them avoid and fight corruption, thereby creating a better business environment.
This report investigates over 190 academic studies and sources on sustainability to assess the economic evidence on both sides for: a business case for corporate sustainability, integrating sustainability into investment decisions, and implementing active ownership policies into investors’ portfolios
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