One Young World

October 24, 2019

As I see it

Financial institutions do not necessarily carry the risk appetite to fund innovative ideas generated by the younger generation. Businesses could act in a partnership role and become a vehicle of investment for young people’s businesses.
October 21, 2019

‘In Ireland people saw my potential even if they knew little about me’

I’ve always wanted a job where I can wake up in the morning and be really excited about what I do and that’s exactly how I’ve felt over the past year. Definitely there are days when it’s stressful but when you meet the people you impact through your work, it makes a huge difference.
May 20, 2019

Chartered Accountants urge finance sector to embrace metrics to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Attitudes, aims and education are among the challenges facing the finance and business community in working towards achieving the 2030 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). Those were the conclusions from Chartered Accountants Worldwide delegates after the Finance & Business2030 conference in London.
April 5, 2019

Uniting the finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030

Tuesday night (2 April) saw the launch of Finance & Business2030, a key sustainability programme bringing leaders in the city together to help implement the UN Sustainable Development goals. Finance professionals from various sectors came together to develop a plan of action for the community focused on how best to achieve the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) by 2030.
February 20, 2019
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Finance & Business2030 – Leading the finance community towards the UN SDGs

A new initiative to help the finance and business community towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Finance & Business2030, a collaboration between One Young World, Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the City of London Corporation, will be unveiled at an event held on Tuesday 2 April at Mansion House in London.
November 23, 2017
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One Young World: millennials hold the key to building sustainable business

Millennials have enormous value to contribute to the workplace – provided we give them the opportunity to do so. Three years from now, millennials will make up more than two-thirds of the global workforce. But involving them in important strategic decisions for their companies is not simply an argument based on weight of numbers.
November 8, 2017
Experiences at the 2017 One Young World Summit

Experiences at the 2017 One Young World Summit

Many who have been to the One Young World Summit have described the experience as life changing. When I heard that I was selected to be ISCA’s representative for the Summit, a sense of nervousness and excitement engulfed me as I thought about what I was going to experience...
October 26, 2017
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Chartered Accountants rise to the challenge as One Young World sets global goals

“Incredible”, “invigorating”, “perspective-changing”: those were some of the impressions from ten young Chartered Accountants who were chosen to take part in this year’s One Young World summit in Bogotá, Colombia.
October 20, 2017
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Identifying the Next Young Accountant to Represent ISCA

In June this year, ISCA launched a competition in search of the brightest young professional accountant aged 30 years and under to represent ISCA at the One Young World (OYW) Summit 2017.
October 19, 2017
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Ten things I learned at One Young World

ICAS One Young CA 2017 Jonny Jacobs reflects on his experience at the One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia, and shares the lessons he will take forward.