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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 report hares information about corporate governance practices in OECD countries and a selection of additional jurisdictions. It provides a useful resource for national governments looking to compare their own framework with that of other countries or seeking information about practices in specific jurisdictions.
This document describes the responsibilities of boards and shareholders respectively and aim to enhance dialogue between the two parties.
ICAEW's Dialogue in Corporate Governance programme's first thought leadership piece asks "What should companies be responsible for?"
ICAEW's Dialogue in Corporate Governance's second thought leadership piece asks the question "What are the overarching principles of corporate governance?".
Assists directors in understanding the factors to consider when deciding on and assessing the value of assurance for reported greenhouse gas emissions.
Explores the concept of comply or explain, widely used in implementing corporate governance codes.
A series of podcasts on the professional and ethical challenges facing accounting professionals working in public practice, not-for-profits, business, or the public sector. Find out how to preserve professional identity and the balance between protecting the organization with discharging your ethical obligations while maintaining a strong professional network.
January 15, 2015 - Financial Reporting Council
January 5, 2015 - IFAC
December 19, 2014 - The Strait Times
December 16, 2014 - Zaywa
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