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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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
The Global Reporting Initiative released a new survey report reviewing different ways integrated reports are taking shape around the world. It looks at 756 reports published from 2010 to 2012 following GRI Guidelines; it also surveys 52 organizations that issued integrated reports during all three years.
The GHG Protocol, and accompanying guidance and tools, is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.
Ranks the world’s stock exchanges based on the extent to which their large listed companies are disclosing the seven “first generation” sustainability indicators: employee turnover, energy, greenhouse gases, lost-time injury rate, payroll, waste, and water
- Indian Companies not yet Ready for Transition to New Accounting Standards
May 20, 2015 - The Hindu Business Line
- IFRS Foundation Responds to EC's Green Paper and Advocates for IFRS in a Capital Market Union
May 13, 2015 - IAS Plus
- AICPA Debuts Not-for-Profit Section
May 12, 2015 - Accounting Today
- US PCAOB Broadens Outreach to Audit Committees
May 8, 2015 - Accounting Today
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