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Independent Standard-Setting Boards
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
Preparing for a Price on Carbon: Lessons from 3 Companies
February 24, 2015 - World Bank
Case studies show how 3 energy companies developed GHG reporting and how they're using the data
CDSB has shown how the most widely used corporate natural capital-related reporting approaches align to help companies.
This presentation provides an overview of the key aspects of the Conceptual Framework for General Purpose Financial Reporting by Public Sector Entities (the Conceptual Framework). The Conceptual Framework is an important addition to the IPSASB's literature and will guide the development of International Public Sector Accounting Standards™ (IPSASs™) and Recommended Practice Guidelines (RPGs).
Staff Q&A - Applying ISQC 1 Proportionately with the Nature and Size of a Firm - Translated in Spanish.
The awards aim to encourage the efficient use of resources, enhance the competitiveness of businesses, improve environmental performance and support the wider goals of sustainable development including social benefits through community and staff involvement.
Rethinking Financial Disclosures in Integrated Reports
February 2, 2015 - CFO South Africa
Separating financial statements from integrated reports?
- US SEC Accountant Urges Vigorous Pursuit of Revenue Questions
June 17, 2016 - BloombergBNA
- US FASB Issues New Guidance on Accounting for Credit Losses
June 17, 2016 - FASB
- Sovereign Debt Rule Changes Threaten EU Bank Finances
June 8, 2016 - Financial Times
- Less Than 10% of Companies Ready for New Lease Accounting Standards
June 7, 2016 - Accounting Today
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