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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
One of the 12 key standards for international financial stability used by the Financial Stability Board that form the basis for the corporate governance component of the Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes from the World Bank.
Demonstrates through case studies that risk is at the heart of strategy, and that boards and specialist risk functions must work more closely together to avoid or mitigate the catastrophic consequences of events.
Thought leadership that presents five questions arising from changes in capital markets and how they affect the foundations of existing corporate governance frameworks.
Provides access to fact sheets, guidelines, and eBooks to help accounting professionals to gain an understanding of ethics in the workplace.
Webpage that lists (by country) and provides access to national corporate governance codes.
Provides resources and links to assist ethical decision making.
Offers a variety of resources to ensure that accountants can confidently declare themselves in compliance with the ACCA Code of Ethics and Conduct and to assist them with continuing professional development. An overall framework helps accountants make ethical decisions. Support is also provided for whistleblowers.
August 16, 2014 - The Economist
July 28, 2014 - The Nation
July 3, 2014 - IFAC and CIPFA
June 24, 2014 - Public Finance International
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