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Accounting Today | April 11, 2023

The state of scholarly research — the college world

The shortage of accountants has become a major concern for universities and companies alike, which have dedicated various resources and initiatives to raise awareness about the profession among college and high school students. Article includes interviews with Helen Partridge, IFAC CFO and Director...

Strategic Finance | April 1, 2023

Five Steps of Corruption Reduction

Management accountants can help to clean up corruption via education, partnerships, standards, and global policy frameworks.

Accounting Today | March 27, 2023

Anti-corruption is the missing SDG

As a key to global sustainable development, anti-corruption should not be buried as a subaction under SDG 16, Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions. It should be the 18th SDG. 

Strategic Finance | January 1, 2023

IFAC Releases Report on Corporate Emissions

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released a report in November 2022 that focused on corporate emissions reduction reporting and found that inconsistency and incomparability of target disclosures may pose challenges for investors, regulators, and other stakeholders who require...

Strategic Finance | December 1, 2022

IFAC Urges Cooperation Among G20 Leaders

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) issued 2022 G20 Call to Action in November 2022, urging global cooperation among G20 leaders on issues such as sustainability, the need for strong public financial management, and the fight against corruption.

WPK Magazine | November 17, 2022

Asmâa Resmouki on the New IFAC President Elected

The Moroccan Asmâa Resmouki, former Vice President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), was elected as the new President at the IFAC General Assembly on 15 November 2022 in Mumbai.

She succeeds Britain's Alan Johnson, who has retired as scheduled. Asmâa Resmouki has over 30 years of...

Accounting Today | November 17, 2022

ACCA and IFAC Team Up to Professionalize Public Sector Finance

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the International Federation of Accountants released a joint report Thursday on fostering the professionalization of the public finance workforce and building its capabilities to improve public financial management. 

PFM reforms are government...

CFO.com | November 10, 2022

How CFOs Can Be Sustainability Leaders

Businesses should be careful not to let the legal and regulatory requirements being introduced in the sustainability disclosure arena to overshadow the need to embed sustainability into core business operations.

To adequately incorporate sustainability factors into core operating functions...

The Trusted Professional | November 10, 2022

IFAC Report: Climate Disclosures Hampered by Inconsistencies

A lack of consistency and comparability in corporate sustainability disclosure may pose challenges for investors, regulators, and other stakeholders who require decision-useful information, according to a new report from the International Federations of Accountants (IFAC).