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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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The importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility continue to gain recognition; indeed, organizations that embrace sustainability can enhance their reputation with stakeholders and their value. The intersection of business and sustainability has three key dimensions: economic viability, social well-being, and environmental responsibility. Accountants work in this area to help embed sustainability factors into an organization’s strategy and decision-making processes to achieve sustainable value creation. Read More
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The program recognizes financial leadership in developing successful business models that produce financial returns and delivers environmental and social benefits.
The Finance for the Future Awards recognise organisations that are embedding sustainability within their strategy or operations with leadership and support from their finance teams.
In this video ICAEW CEO, Michael Izza explains the importance of embedding sustainability within your business.
- United Nations' Latest Sustainability Goals Should Show Tough Love to Business
September 29, 2015 - The Conversation
- World Leaders Agree Sustainable Development Goals – as it Happened
September 28, 2015 - The Guardian
- VicSuper Incorporating Natural Capital into Investment Decisions
September 28, 2015 - Investment Magazine
- Greening Corporate Value Chains Lowers Environmental Impact and Lifts Competitiveness
September 24, 2015 - Huffington Post
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