Sustainability & SDGs

July 15, 2022

Modern slavery and the role of accountants

By: Susan Rossney, Sustainability Officer for Chartered Accountants Ireland On 29 June 2022, Chartered Accountants Ireland partnered with Chartered Accountants Worldwide Network USA for a webinar on how accountants can tackle global modern slavery. While accountants are by no means at the forefront of the global fight against modern slavery, they […]
May 12, 2022

Global accounting bodies urge profession-wide commitment to reverse nature loss

Collaborating as part of the Global Accounting Alliance (GAA), the CEOs are signing the call to action ‘Nature is Everyone’s Business’, to signal the important role the profession plays in this crisis.
May 12, 2022

The incoming global baseline for sustainability disclosures: the ISSB consultation

An open letter from the CEO The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) recently commenced consultation on two new draft standards setting out sustainability-related and climate-related disclosure requirements.
May 12, 2022

Global accounting bodies urge profession-wide commitment to reverse nature loss

CA ANZ joins call to action in response to the nature crisis to signal the important role the profession plays in this crisis.
May 12, 2022

Using ESG transformation to respond to stakeholder needs

Environmental, social and governance metrics are crucial when formulating your business strategy and looking to the future. But what can organisations do to meaningfully embed ESG into their business? Fiona Gaskin explains.
May 12, 2022

The conditions necessary for the reporting of high-quality sustainability information

Anne Adrain provides an overview of a recent report from ICAS setting out the necessary conditions for the reporting of high-quality sustainability information.
April 11, 2022

“Did he say a million or a billion?!” Amir Dossal reflects on his life as a Difference Maker

March 3, 2022

The Finance+ insight series

ICAS has something new for 2022. The Finance+ insight series helps put you in the bigger picture, exploring the key issues and opportunities for today’s finance professional.
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

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.