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Core & More: Making Reporting Smarter
by Hilde Blomme, Deputy CEO, Accountancy Europe and Ben Renier, Manager, Corporate and Public Sector Reporting, Accountancy Europe | December 4, 2017
Core & More aims to establish “smarter” corporate reporting by organizing financial and non-financial information in a more connected, logical, and structure way.
Focusing on the Public Interest Should Imply Passion for the Public Sector
by Martin Dees, Strategic Audit Expert, The Netherlands Court of Audit; Peter Eimers, Professor of Auditing, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Partner, PwC; and Peter Verheij, Alderman, Municipality of Alblasserdam | November 30, 2017
Professional accountants and public sector entities are natural partners in protecting the public interest.
Confidence in Non-Financial Information Next Frontier
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | November 28, 2017
A lack of confidence in non-financial information is hindering its utility for users assessing an organization’s performance and potential for long term value creation—using their knowledge of management and process control, professional...
External Assurance on Non-Financial Information: Providing Confidence
by Noémi Robert, Senior Manager, Accountancy Europe & Vita Ramanauskaité, Advisor, Accountancy Europe | November 20, 2017
How do professional accountants respond to the growing demand for assurance on non-financial information (NFI)—Accountancy Europe‘s latest publication sets out the context for NFI reporting and assurance and discusses the role of the accountancy...
Internal Controls and Sustainability Data: Closing the Confidence Gap in the Quest for Value
by Jeffrey C. Thomson, CMA, CAE, IMA President and CEO | November 20, 2017
The calls for increased use of sustainability data to drive and communicate enterprise value are not going away [enterprise value can also be loosely referred to as non-financial, balanced scorecard, performance dashboard, environmental, social,...
What Can the Asian Profession Learn from the 2016 IFAC Global SMP Survey?
by Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Paul Thompson, Director, European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs | November 20, 2017
How do the survey results for one region compare to the global view—and what can professional accountancy organizations learn?
Blockchain, AI, and Accounting
by Dr. Sean Stein Smith DBA, CMA, CPA, CGMA, CFE, Assistant Professor, Lehman College (CUNY) | November 20, 2017
Blockchain technology, although most well-known for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is forecasted to have wide-ranging implications for how data is secured, transmitted, and protected—in addition, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), and...