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CPA Ireland September 30, 2022

Delivering Sustainability Starts With an Integrated Mindset

IFAC recently issued a call-to-action titled Championing an Integrated Mindset to Drive Sustainable Value Creation encouraging business leaders to promote and enable an integrated mindset to drive trust and sustainable value creation. At its core, an integrated mindset is about improving...

TRENDS: The International Media on Arab Affairs September 19, 2022

Women complain of bias in accounting profession in MENA

In a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) study in the MENA region’s accounting profession, 63 percent of women across each of the surveyed MENA regions report experiencing behaviors they perceive to be rooted in bias against people like them. 83 percent of respondents with a disability...

Basel Institute on Governance September 6, 2022

For the sake of sustainability, clear out corruption – here's how accountants can play a role

Economic crimes are significant obstacles to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and professional accountants can play a pivotal role to clear a path. This guest blog by Kevin Dancey, CEO of the International...

The Financial Gazette August 19, 2022

Accountants crucial in post-Covid era

International Federation of Accountants president Alan Johnson says accounting practitioners should use their skills to boost decision-making in the public sector as economies emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. This comes as most countries have eased Covid-19...

Accountant August 9, 2022

Diversity contributes to better future prospects for accountancy

A diverse, equal and inclusive organization makes it easier to attract and retain accounting talent. It also promotes innovation; companies with diverse teams are 45 percent more likely to increase their market share. ...

Accountant Week August 8, 2022

Women and minorities turn away from accountancy

Diverse and inclusive accountancy firms attract staff more easily, who also stay on longer. In addition, offices with diverse teams are 45 percent more likely to increase their market share. But for many offices, it doesn't go far enough. ...

Accountancy van Morgen August 8, 2022

Accounting sector must take action now to improve diversity

Talent is difficult to find for accountancy firms. One of the most important actions the industry can take to improve this is putting energy into diversity and inclusion, according to research Institute of Management Accountants (IMA...

Accounting Today May 12, 2022

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IPSASB plans sustainability reporting standard for public sector

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board opened a global consultation asking for input on a proposal for a sustainability reporting framework for the public sector, echoing recent moves in the private sector.

Accounting Today May 6, 2022

Accountants work on improving diversity

The accounting profession is undergoing a reexamination of its efforts to address the lack of diversity, not only in the U.S. but in other parts of the world.

Last month, the Institute of Management Accountants, the California Society of CPAs and the International Federation of Accountants...

Canadian Accountant April 30, 2022

IFAC report: Audit fees in Canada rise to seven-year high

Audit fees in Canada hit a seven-year high in 2020 despite pandemic lockdowns and business restrictions, according to ...

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