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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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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. Read More
Sheds light on effective non-financial reporting practices and offers a pool of inspirational examples to stimulate the sharing of best practices. The review provides recommendations so that corporate reports can help companies create value for all stakeholders.
Provides a starting point for new or early-stage sustainability reporters and is useful for small and mid-sized public companies as well as large corporations.
Argues that sustainability not only serves altruistic motives but is also smart business because it can deliver higher profit—both in the short and the long term—lement sustainable business practices regardless of sector.
Part of ICAEW’s Information for Better Markets thought leadership program, this report analyses the problems of disclosure in financial reporting and recommends a package of reforms.
This report in the Financial Reporting Faculty’s Information for Better Markets series examines the problems of disclosure in financial reporting and proposes a package of reforms.
Discusses the three outcomes of NBA's most recent reserach, included in its Knowledge Sharing Program, inlcuding that risk management systems without sufficient attention paid to human factors will fail, people and behaviors make or break risk management even in companies that pay more attention to hard controls, and the risk paragraph in annual reports is often not perceived as meaningful.
This 2013 oil and gas industry survey, Information flow, is the latest in PwC's series of industry reporting surveys, gathering the opinions of specialist investors and analysts from key markets around the world.
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April 20, 2015 - CFO.com
- IASB Chief Announces New Mission Statement
April 17, 2015 - Economia
- A Good Corporate Accounting of Social Costs Is Needed
April 16, 2015 - NY Times
- New EFRAG Chief Signals More Political Approach
April 16, 2015 - Accountancy Age
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