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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
In recent years, accountants have become more critical to corporate governance processes. Read More
Inspire, Implement, Assure—How Internal Auditors Can Leverage the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector
by Jim Pelletier, Managing Director, Institute of Internal Auditor’s American Center for Government Auditing and Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | October 11, 2016 |
Public sector internal auditors can enhance their organizational governance by leveraging the guidance within the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector. Read More
Onward and Upward: New Revision of the King Code on Corporate Governance Needs Your Input, Too
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | May 2, 2016 |
If you are passionate about governance, you should read and respond to the latest exposure draft of the revised King Report on Corporate Governance in South Africa. Read More
Should Professional Accountants Care about Culture? Yes!
by Pauline Schu, Policy and Research Officer, ACCA | March 17, 2016 |
A healthy culture is a prerequisite for effective corporate governance and risk management, and a new study from the ACCA backs this up. Read More
A Vision for Integrated Thinking and the Role of Finance Professionals
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | February 1, 2016 |
Integrated reporting continues to gain global momentum and help change the way businesses think about creating value over time—but it is integrated thinking that will ultimately change corporate behavior and lead to more resilient organizations and greater trust in business and government. Read More
- HKICPA Partners with NGO Governance Platform Project as an Extension to Its CPAs for NGOs Social Responsibility Programme
November 2, 2016 - Hong Kong Institute of CPAs
- IIRC Welcomes the Release of King IV as South Africa Sets a New Global Standard for Corporate Governance
November 1, 2016 - IIRC
- European Commission Urged to Update Financial Governance Rules
October 20, 2016 - Public Finance International
- Stronger Governance and Less Regulation Will Help #BuildTrust with Citizens, IFAC and ICAEW Joint Report Says
September 29, 2016 - IFAC
- 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