What role can accountants play in tackling the UN’s global goals to end extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030? On Monday 22 May, Chartered Accountants Worldwide will host a discussion about how the profession can contribute to achieving the United Nations’ 17 global goals for sustainable development.
In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous workplace, accountants need to possess knowledge and skills across multiple disciplines. These include technological know-how, interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking and creativity. Longer and more structured internships, as well as apprenticeships are welcomed by the accountancy profession to enable accountancy students to […]
ISCA-ICAEW Joint Project Date: 4 April 2017 “Our Future Together: Future of Professional Learning and Entrepreneurship” is the second installment of the Our Future Together events jointly organised by ISCA and ICAEW. Through the event, ISCA and ICAEW aim to shape the debate on how education, training and professional learning […]
From the Success in a Selfish Age Report: Businesses need to accept that while selfishness is not new, more self-centred attitudes to work alter workplace relations Businesses should listen to what new recruits want to achieve and agree wider career goals Businesses need to focus on planning future development of staff, […]
The inaugural event in the Conversations Around the World series kicked off in Sydney, Australia on September 2016. The debate centered on the theme of trust, and considered how organisations can continue to thrive in an age of selfishness where individuals focus on themselves more than on the wider needs of the business.
By Charles Zhang, CA ANZ, 3rd Oct 2016. It is difficult to find the words that can wholly encapsulate my experience of One Young World 2016 in Ottawa. Looking back, it seemed almost corny to use words like ‘life-changing’ and ‘profound’, but believe me when I say that this experience […]
With evidence showing a global trend of society becoming more focused on individuals than the wider community, the challenge for employers is how to respond to these developments. This issue will be debated at the first ‘Conversations around the world’ event being hosted in Sydney, Australia starting on 12 September. […]