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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision-making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. Read More
A new publication from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand discusses how a more complete picture of national progress could be determined—one that recognizes environmental and social outcomes as well as economic aspects. Read More
Attracting Long-term Investors through Integrated Thinking and Reporting
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business, IFAC, Andrew Knauer, Research Associate, Harvard University School of Business, and George Serafeim, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University School of Business | October 9, 2014 |
Research shows that integrated thinking and reporting can have a positive impact on the type of investors your company attracts—those who are in it for the long-term and looking for sustainable value creation. Read More
Webinar Wrap-Up: Good Governance from a Multi-Stakeholder Perspective
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | September 23, 2014 |
Staff from IFAC, the Global Reporting Initiative, The Mosaic Company, and Bloomberg recently explored the link between good corporate governance and sustainability performance management in a webinar. Read More
Despite progress, World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim recently wrote about the challenges that remain in fighting corruption and promoting good governance. Read More
How Good Governance Can Resolve Bad Behavior
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | September 15, 2014 |
Everyone in the organization, and management in particular, needs to identify and address bad behavior in a timely manner. Good governance arrangements can help. Read More
- Finance Professionals Help Better Corporate Governance
April 17, 2015 - Financial Express
- Banking Sector: Regulations, Compliance and Good Governance
March 23, 2015 - The Daily Star
- Pakistan: Good Governance, Operational Excellence Urged
March 18, 2015 - Daily Times
- Corporate Mis-Governance: Is Your Business Culture Part of the Problem?
March 11, 2015 - CFO Innovation
- International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector, Executive Summary
July 2, 2014 - IFAC, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
- Evaluating and Improving Governance in Organizations
January 31, 2009 - IFAC
- Defining and Developing an Effective Code of Conduct for Organizations
May 31, 2007 - IFAC
- Principles of Corporate Governance
January 27, 2004 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development