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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
Executive pay is under intense scrutiny internationally by governments, the media, and social commentators. This paper offers principles that should underpin remuneration schemes, reassuring stakeholders that performance-related pay reinforces behavior that creates long-term sustainability.
This report highlights the core responsibilities of the CFO role in the public sector, as well as the personal skills and professional standards that are crucial to success in the role.
Evaluating and Improving Governance in Organizations
January 31, 2009 - IFAC
Includes a framework-consisting of a series of fundamental principles, supporting guidance, and references-for how professional accountants can contribute to evaluating and improving governance in organizations.
Principles to promote good governance in the entire procurement cycle, from needs assessment to contract management. Also includes a checklist for implementing an integrity framework throughout the entire public procurement cycle and provides a map of risks that can help auditors prevent, as well as detect, fraud and corruption.
Helps members of not-for-profit boards of directors understand their responsibility for the oversight of risk.
Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis: Conclusions and Emerging Good Practices to Enhance Implementation of the Principles
January 1, 2009 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Recommendations to help companies and governments to overcome corporate governance weaknesses and support a more effective implementation of the OECD Principles on Corporate Governance.
Provides principles-based guidance to assist professional accountants and their organizations in developing and implementing a code of conduct in a values-based culture.
July 28, 2014 - The Nation
July 3, 2014 - IFAC and CIPFA
June 24, 2014 - Public Finance International
June 19, 2014 - In The Black
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