Founded in the UK in 1880, ICAEW supports, develops and promotes over 147,000 chartered accountants in more than 150 countries around the world. Headquartered in Chartered Accountants’ Hall, London, we have offices in the UK, Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and Singapore.
ICAEW brings together a powerful and diverse network of talented people, whose initiative and integrity help economies thrive. We cultivate excellence by providing them with training, guidance and support. We encourage and lead collaboration within communities and across networks.
Our profession is right at the heart of the decisions that will define the future, and we contribute by sharing our knowledge, insight and capabilities with others. That way, we can be sure that we are building robust, accountable and fair economies across the globe. ICAEW Chartered Accountants are a force for positive change. As their institute, we speak for the profession, uphold standards and campaign for progress in a volatile world.
ICAEW believes in a world where economic opportunities bring benefit to many, not just the few. A world where businesses of all sizes are both profitable and sustainably minded, where public institutions are effective and accountable, where developing economies have the infrastructure to thrive, where everyone has access to decent jobs and services. Our vision is for a world of strong economies. This means we work with others to develop strong, accountable and open economies where people can trust data, leaders can make good decisions, public finances are transparent and businesses are accountable.
Collectively, we empower businesses to succeed. We encourage individuals and organisations to perform better. We collaborate with governments, regulators and business leaders to address the difficult questions and get to the heart of the real issues.