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CFODive.com June 1, 2021

CFOs' Essential Role in Promoting Employee Mental Health

For professional accountants, mental health issues heighten the risk of not identifying errors in financial reports or spotting indicators of fraud. In this recent article, Russell Guthrie, CFO of the International...

This Day May 21, 2021

How Accountancy Profession Will Help Achieve Nigeria’s Digital Future

To the consumer, digital transformation might appear seamless: new services and products appear all the time, and with the push of a button we discover new levels of convenience and efficiency. But behind every success story is hard work, careful planning, and constant adaptation. Given...

International Banker March 15, 2021

Sustainable Value Creation and the Professional Accountant

The immediate crisis of the pandemic—two million deaths and counting—has raised awareness of the long-term crisis in sustainable value creation (SVC). It may be that unthinkable losses of lives, jobs and wealth have made predictions of future crises feel less abstract. The dire consensus among...

International Accounting Bulletin March 8, 2021

Corporate and Sustainability Reporting – A Look Ahead

In a letter that IFAC CEO, Kevin Dancey, recently shared with its 175 global member bodies, he outlines the organisation’s...

Accountancy Ireland February 8, 2021

Bringing the future into focus

Alan Johnson, President of the International Federation of Accountants, shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing the profession, and the priorities for his presidential term.

The Sunday Mail November 8, 2020

Partnerships, digitalisation crucial for small businesses

The fate of small businesses in the COVID-19 crisis will make or break the Zimbabwean economy. The crisis they face deserves the attention of everyone concerned with the lives and livelihoods of the people of Zimbabwe. Progress will depend on how well the public and...

Accountancy Age September 23, 2020

Universities are adapting, so must accountancy education

For nearly four centuries, higher education has pushed students to define their role in society.  In a society upended by pandemic, however, the script has been flipped. As many students defer, transfer or simply opt out, it’s the value of education that must be defined for a new era...

International Accounting Bulletin September 1, 2020

Communicating Value Creation When Planning for a Post-COVID World

Covid-19 threatens organisations’ ability to generate value. Many businesses are thinking about their purpose, business model, and how to serve stakeholders beyond shareholders alone, comments Stathis Gould,...

Responsible Investor August 21, 2020

CFOs must be part of the conversation if we are to make integrated reporting the global standard

It’s time for a comprehensive scorecard reflecting the right KPIs, argues Russell Guthrie, CFO of the International Federation of Accountants.

International Accounting Bulletin August 1, 2020

Integrated reporting: Why, and how, we must embrace it

Stathis Gould, director of advocacy at the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), explains why integrated Federation of Accountants (IFAC), explains why integrated reporting must serve as the...



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