Sustainability & SDGs

December 16, 2021

What will it take to get the SME sector back on its feet?

SME development has been on the agenda since the days of the Mandela presidency – and yet, South Africa’s small businesses continue to founder. Their precarious state has been placed under even more pressure by unforeseen events such as the pandemic lockdowns and July riots, and, with our unemployment rate now standing at more than 30%, it is more important than ever to take action. Will it ever come right?
December 3, 2021
Recover, Refocus, Rebuild

Key Insights from the Recover Refocus Rebuild Webinar

For almost two years the pandemic has challenged and changed the way we operate in business, travel and how we live our daily lives. But 2021 has been the year in which protection and resilience have made way for recovery.
November 16, 2021
Building Trust

From Chartered Accountants to change agents

Chartered Accountants now have a mandate to become agents of change in their organisations and in society at large: that was one of the clear conclusions from the ‘Rebuilding Trust’ webinar hosted by Chartered Accountants Worldwide, held to mark the launch of research into financial decision makers’ opinions of the profession.
October 27, 2021
Why chartered accountants must become climate activists

Why chartered accountants must become climate activists

We all have a part to play in solving this crisis; chartered accountants have a particularly important one
October 5, 2021

Delegate Insights from the One Young World Summit 2021

This summer three of Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s brightest talents attended the 2021 One Young World Summit in Munich, Germany. So how was the experience and what did they learn?
July 27, 2021

Beyond boundaries

ICAS Deputy President Indy Hothi CA says his work at Khalsa Aid International is just one example of how accountants can use their skills to support their chosen causes.
July 5, 2021

Key Insights from ‘Building Resilience’: Sustainability & Innovation

Leaders within Nigeria and beyond featured in the third #FinBiz2030 Building Resilience online series of 2021. Over 1,600 finance and business professionals from around the world joined the live webinar which sought to address the local and global perspectives on the shared challenges we all face to build a better future.
June 29, 2021

One year since the launch of the first Green Finance Education Charter

June 2021 marks the first anniversary of the launch of the Green Finance Education Charter. The first of its kind, the Charter commits its twelve signatories to integrate green and sustainable finance principles into their education and training programmes.
June 29, 2021

Why net zero is fundamentally an accounting concept

This article looks at how the term net zero can be applied to the accounting concept of double entry.
June 23, 2021

Sustainability will tax minds long after other issues are forgotten