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High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. See the full overview.
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | July 18, 2016
The launch of the Natural Capital Protocol should spark professional accountants to help businesses respond to natural capital impacts and dependencies—the sustainability of organizations, economies, and societies depends on it.
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Is Integrated Reporting Suitable for SMEs?It can be argued that integrated thinking and reporting is something that SMEs already practice as it is inherent to their very survival, but can they readily adopt the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)’s Framework and what is the...
by Giancarlo Attolini, Chair, IFAC SMP Committee and Matteo Pozzoli, Technical Advisor, IFAC SMP Committee and CNDCEC Staff Member | December 21, 2014
The Wider Implications of Transitioning to IFRS—10 Things to ConsiderFirst-time adopters of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) can learn from the experiences of early adopters, ensuring a smooth transition and successful implementation.
by Lisa Weaver, Teaching Fellow, Aston Business School | December 3, 2014
Руководящая роль совета директоров и финансового директора — ключ к успешному формированию интегрированной отчетностиЗаключительное пленарное заседание в рамках недавнего Мирового конгресса бухгалтеров в Риме , названное «Интегрированное мышление — ключ к повышению эффективности и созданию дополнительной стоимости», наглядно показало, каким образом ключевые...
by Автор — Альта Принслоо (Alta Prinsloo), исполнительный директор по стратегии и старший операционный директор МФБ | November 25, 2014
Board and CFO Leadership Key to Integrated Reporting SuccessThe final plenary session held at the recent World Congress of Accountants in Rome , on Integrated Thinking, The Key to Improved Performance and Value Creation , clearly demonstrated how an...
by Alta Prinsloo, Executive Director, Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer, IFAC | November 25, 2014
News and Resources
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New Lease Accounting Standard Proposed for Federal Entities
Journal of Accountancy - September 28, 2016
How Norway Spends Its $882 Billion Global Fund
The Economist - September 21, 2016
Belarus Adopts IFRS Standards for All Public Interest Entities
IFRS Foundation - September 21, 2016
G20 Weak over Rebuilding Trust in Public Sector, Says IFAC Chief
Public Finance International - September 20, 2016
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