For the accountancy profession, 2015 was a forward-looking year. The need to attract and develop new talent, embrace rapidly changing technological trends, and demonstrate how the accountancy profession is playing a wider role in society were
As 2014 draws to a close, we would like to thank all the writers who have contributed to the inaugural year of the Global Knowledge Gateway.
Professional accountants can play a key role in risk management by engaging in scenario analysis exercises. They can use scenario analysis to improve the efficient management of resources, corporate governance, and the facilitation of information.
Reflections on the the long-term failure of public finance in ancient Rome and the lessons we can learn from the Roman treasury system.
Since its inception, the IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway has featured a number of articles covering various dimensions of governance in organizations. This article provides a recap of what has been published thus far to draw relevance between the role of the accountancy profession and good governance.
A quick compendium of Discussions published on the Gateway about integrated reporting—who’s doing it, what to consider, and how it applies throughout the profession.
The Gateway Team’s coverage of the AICPA Women’s Leadership Summit in Boston, November 2-4 includes the key themes, speakers, and takeaways from the event.
Islamic finance is seen by many as an island existing in a vast global system of financial institutions and regulations. Much of the international dialogue today is focused on finding common approaches for financial regulations, standards, and ethical codes so that the global economy can operate more reliably and efficiently. How does Islamic finance fit into this process? Must it fit in?
Epictetus, a Greek Stoic philosopher who lived in the early second century AD, argued our capacity to reason provides the basis to recognize many ethical truths, so what would he say to the accountants of today regarding professional ethics codes?
A renowned finance expert from China discusses the critical roles finance professionals play in guiding business leaders, emphasizing the importance of total budget management in problem solving and strategic growth.