Economics

Chartered Accountants combine unrivalled knowledge with skill and commitment to achieve financial and strategic goals. Appreciation of wider economic trends and issues is central to their work.

This section contains a collection of articles from Chartered Accountants Worldwide and our Member Institutes that explore key economic questions of our time.

Insights on Economics

Insights on Economics

Bangladesh

LDC Graduation of Bangladesh

The United Nations held the first conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC) in 1981 to highlight LDCs special economic needs and to generate international attention for socio-economic development of the LDCs.

Non Financial Reporting

Non Financial Reporting

Non-financial reporting and narrative reporting are terms often used to refer to the information included in the ‘front half’ of the annual report and accounts.

ESG Assurance

ESG assurance

The expectations of financial services organisations and other corporates are changing fast. Profit cannot be the only measure of success – environmental, social and governance principles need to be observed and taken into consideration to satisfy a broad range of stakeholders.

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

Inclusion and Diversity in Accounting Profession

ICAS Insights: Equality, diversity and inclusion in the accountancy profession

Catch up on the ICAS Insights: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webinar, hosted by ICAS Executive Director of Member Engagement and Communications, Sarah Speirs, and featuring a conversation with ICAS President, Catherine Burnet CA, and Chair of the Guthrie Group, Jim Robertson CA.

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31 March – Finance + EDI: Psychological safety, the secret to good leadership

As we ease out of the pandemic something is becoming clearer – there is no return to ‘normal’. Employers and employees alike have had to adjust to unprecedented change and react swiftly to unfolding circumstances.

Mental Health Plan

Ask ICAS: How to develop a mental-health plan for your organisation

Richard Rutnagur of the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and representatives from two SMEs explain the personal and professional importance of mental health and share principles that can help all organisations to develop their own mental-health plans.

Be Social

PODCAST: A new series called 'Young Difference Makers.' In this first episode, we meet Fiona Smiddy @greenoutlook_ie – Fiona discusses what drove her to seek a move outside into sustainability. #DifferenceMakers @CharteredAccIrl
...https://charteredaccountantsworldwide.com/podcast/young-difference-makers-podcast/

PODCAST: A new series called 'Young Difference Makers.' In this first episode, we meet Fiona Smiddy @greenoutlook_ie – Fiona discusses what drove her to seek a move outside into sustainability. #DifferenceMakers @CharteredAccIrl
...https://charteredaccountantsworldwide.com/podcast/young-difference-makers-podcast/

What do you do when life becomes a bit overwhelming? We'd love you to share your #HappyPlace with us. #MentalHealthAwareness #Wellbeing

What do you do when life becomes a bit overwhelming? We'd love you to share your #HappyPlace with us. #MentalHealthAwareness #Wellbeing

This month, we'd like you to share your #HappyPlace - the things you do to make you feel better. #MentalHealth #Wellbeing

Find out how ICAZ is making education more accessible by downloading the Vimbizio Pamphlet here: #ED&I #WorldEducationDay

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ICAZ Vimbizio Pamphlet 2022

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DOWNLOAD: The ICAZ - CASS Vimbiso Scholarship Fund has become
a bridge to a brighter future for some underprivileged, aspiring
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Vimbiso Newsletter 2022

Rafia Saleem works for the World Bank Group in Pakistan. Prior to WBG, she was associated with one of the leading microfinance banks in the country...

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