Diversity & Inclusion

Research shows that greater diversity in the workforce results in greater profitability and value creation. Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results, yet still there is widespread discrimination at many levels throughout industry.

In this section CAW and our Member Institutes share a range of articles exploring the issues around diversity and the solutions that are being implemented.

Insights on Diversity & Inclusion

Insights on Diversity & Inclusion

Gen Z Auditing

Making the Auditing Profession Attractive to Gen Z

The auditing profession is evolving to attract Gen Z talent, showcasing diverse career paths, a strong focus on continuous learning, and a commitment to developing future-oriented skills.

UNLOCKING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

Unlocking an Inclusive Workplace – A practical guide

In late 2022, Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s (CAW) global ED&I task force partnered with Magenta – a specialist research agency – to conduct the first global study to map the career journeys of women in the profession and identify the barriers and opportunities for employers to open career pathways for women to progress into more senior positions.

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CA ANZ launches Gender Equity Charter and Playbook

A new resource designed to support the profession in advancing and achieving gender equity.

Unlocking an Inclusive Workplace

In late 2022, Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s (CAW) global ED&I task force partnered with Magenta – a specialist research agency – to conduct the first global study to map the career journeys of women in the profession and identify the barriers and opportunities for employers to open career pathways for women to progress into more senior positions.

You can read the full report here and watch the research webinar here.

We hope that this toolkit will help your organisation drive change and support your female talent to thrive by embedding good practice; addressing the workplace culture; developing confidence and training opportunities and to think about the right networks and opportunities required to support your female workforce.

UNLOCKING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

Online Events & Webinars

Online Events & Webinars

One clear way that Chartered Accountant Member Institutes are rising to this challenge is in the creation and hosting of online events and activities.

We are working with the Institutes to present the events that have a global perspective and are available to Chartered Accountants everywhere.

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Webinars on demand

BDO IFRS

IFRS Update – March 2024

Every six months, BDO USA’s IFRS leaders provide updates to international standards, continuing our tradition of providing an easy way for financial management, board directors, and audit committees to stay on top of today’s hot topics and developments.

Difference Makers Discuss Ep 4

Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 4 with Naomi Walsh

Embark on a journey with Naomi Walsh, the trailblazing Vice President of Chartered Accountants Australia  and New Zealand, as she unveils her extraordinary ascent in the accounting world.

Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 3

Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 3 with Kovini Moodley

Breaking Barriers and Building Legacies: Unveiling the Transformative Power of Collaboration, Mentorship, and Inclusive Leadership in Business with Kovini Moodley

The Young Difference Makers Podcast

The Difference Makers Podcast honors those who’ve positively impacted communities worldwide. Our Young Difference Makers series spotlights young Chartered Accountants addressing critical issues in business, finance, and beyond. Age is no barrier; these individuals are both seasoned and young. Inspiring change and making a tangible impact on others’ lives.

Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts,  Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts and other podcast networks.

Young Difference Makers Podcast
Mathabo

From Medicine to Metrics: Mathabo’s Ascent in Accountancy and Leadership

The path to professional success is rarely a straight line. For Mathabo, a journey that began with the aspiration to heal in the field of medicine took an unexpected detour into the world of accountancy and finance. Her narrative, as unfolded in the podcast episode is a powerful testament to the serendipitous nature of career evolution and the profound impact that one individual can have when aligning their career with their passion.

Liam Guthrie: Breaking the Mold and Saying 'Yes' to Opportunity

Liam Guthrie: Breaking the Mold and Saying ‘Yes’ to Opportunity

On our latest episode, Liam, who shattered the mold of a traditional accountant, shares how his role transcends mere number crunching and evolves into the art of communicating financial intricacies to business leaders.

Jeremy Cheong

Meet Jeremy Cheung: Changing the Face of Accounting

Jeremy Cheong brings over 7 years of public Chartered Accounting experience from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, with a diverse background in industries like sustainability, technology, and defence.

Be Social

The rapid developments in AI have engendered high expectations of the benefits it can deliver for business and for society at large. Yet there are concerns about AI replacing human input and thus displacing jobs. Read more here: https://ow.ly/r7aE50ReW3x

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PODCAST: The path to professional success is rarely a straight line. For Mathabo, a journey that began with the aspiration to heal in the field of medicine took an unexpected detour into the world of accountancy and finance. https://ow.ly/7osG50ReWcI #DifferenceMaker

Our next episode of DMD Live will be broadcast on May 2nd on our LinkedIn channel at 12 noon BST. This time, Sinead Donovan will be talking to Asma Shahbaz, an inspiring Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan on everything from audit to art.

Advances in intelligent automation (IA) have made it more cost efficient for organisations to adopt. It has taken over many once-mundane tasks within the finance function and allowed employees to take on higher-value tasks. Read more: https://ow.ly/iaJC50ReVQ1

CAW Network USA invites you to attend this exciting online event, Beyond Accounting – Sustainability in Transactions. When? TOMORROW: 23 APRIL – 7pm – 8.30pm EASTERN / 24 APRIL – 11am NEW ZEALAND / 9am SYDNEY. Register now: https://ow.ly/iRGb50ReVq1

Our next episode of DMD Live will be broadcast on May 2nd on our LinkedIn channel at 12 noon BST. This time, Sinead Donovan will be talking to Asma Shahbaz, an inspiring Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan on everything from audit to art.

Our next episode of DMD Live will be broadcast on May 2nd on our LinkedIn channel at 12 noon BST. This time, Sinead Donovan will be talking to Asma Shahbaz, an inspiring Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan on everything from audit to art.

Our next episode of DMD Live will be broadcast on May 2nd on our LinkedIn channel at 12 noon BST. This time, Sinead Donovan will be talking to Asma Shahbaz, an inspiring Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan on everything from audit to art.

Our next episode of DMD Live will be broadcast on May 2nd on our LinkedIn channel at 12 noon BST. This time, Sinead Donovan will be talking to Asma Shahbaz, an inspiring Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan on everything from audit to art.

An event NOT to be missed: The 2024 ICAS Sustainability Summit, in association with A4S on April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST. It's free and there's a stellar line up. More here: https://ow.ly/qay250ReV0R #Sustainability