Ethics

Trust is a precious commodity in business. Here, Chartered Accountants Worldwide presents articles, reports and opinion pieces that explore ethics and consider how finance professionals can promote integrity, openness and transparency in their organisations.

Do the right thing: Ethics and the Chartered Accountant

For businesses today, doing the right thing has to be about more than mere lip service. High-profile scandals have brought the issue of ethics centre stage. Organisations must now do more than ever to rebuild trust by acting with transparency, following good practice, and leading with integrity.

A good reputation is a hard-earned currency. But what does an ethical business look like? What models are there to follow? How are the standards established and maintained? And where can finance professionals play a role?

It’s fitting that Chartered Accountants Worldwide is exploring the theme of ethics in business: the accountancy profession first arose from the aftermath of failed joint-stock companies and the need for greater public scrutiny. Government, stakeholders and the public now expect more from business than just a focus on the bottom line, and profit at all costs. Armed with independence, professional scepticism and a questioning mindset, accountants are well placed to help the organisations they serve to foster an enduring culture that values ethics and doing good.

Insights on Ethics

Insights on Ethics

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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 […]

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ICAS President Bruce Pritchard CA on how trust in accountancy can be strengthened

ICAS President Bruce Pritchard CA explains how trust in accountancy can continue to be strengthened at a time of rapid change for the profession

AML: how money launderers use virtual assets

AML: how money launderers use virtual assets

In the seventh instalment of Anti-Money Laundering: The Basics, IFAC and ICAEW look at the risks associated with virtual assets.

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

APAFest Change for Sustainability

APAFest – Change for Sustainability

APA Fest 2022 culminated in a joint session with FinBiz2030 – part of the FinBiz2030 Building Resilience event series. The webinar took place on the 10th of November 2022, with the theme “Change for Sustainability”.

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Difference Makers Discuss – Sustainability: Connecting the Dots

This event showcased Chartered Accountants who have risen to the challenge of connecting stakeholders to sustainability issues and driving positive change within organisations. Across all sectors, every department is connected to the finance function. It is the nexus for strategic decision making and resource allocation.

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Difference Makers Discuss… Mental Health Matters

In this, our first episode, our Difference Makers discuss ‘The Value of Diversity’. Our guests have all worked to battle discrimination in their lives and bring a unique perspective on how to tackle these issues on a personal and professional level. They tell their stories and discuss what the business & finance industry needs to do to stamp out discrimination.

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