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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
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.
From Strategic Finance magazine, evaluation of three high-profile examples of companies with poor tone at the top—Groupon, Chesapeake Energy, and Enron.
This explores how country and firm level governance arrangements influence the quality of financial reporting by organizations.
Video explaining how integrated reporting is vital to help build a more resilient and successful organizations, from the CIMA’s chief executive, Charles Tilley, and chief accounting officer, Russell Picot.
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.
Explains that it is time to establish a new paradigm for interactions between boards and supervisors, built on mutual trust and transparency so supervisors and boards are better able to fulfill their responsibilities.
Analyzes how professional accountants in business can support their organizations and increase performance by integrating governance into the key drivers of sustainable organizational success. Using case studies from around the world, the report illustrates how good governance is about more than the protection of stakeholders' interests or compliance with regulatory requirements.
October 28, 2014 - Public Finance International
October 27, 2014 - Today Online
October 7, 2014 - Financial Times
September 17, 2014 - Forbes
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