Sustainability / Insight

November 19, 2020

ICAEW Creates Sustainability and Climate Change Community

As the recession bites and business leaders get their bearings, it’s tempting to put values aside and seek short cuts to recovery. Writer and governance specialist Anthony Smith-Meyer recommends that ethics remain a driving force, not just for the good of society but also for economic survival and long-term growth.
November 9, 2020
Leadership Purpose & Ethics - 6 key insights.

Six ways for Chartered Accountants to lead better: key insights from the latest ‘Building Resilience’ webinar

Leadership always matters, but in challenging times it’s more necessary than ever. But the nature of leadership is changing. As the latest ‘Building Resilience’ webinar explored, leadership today is underpinned by a sense of purpose and a clear vision, is guided by a moral compass and doesn’t aim to have all the answers.
October 26, 2020

The Human Cost of Doing Business

Sarah-Jayne Dominic CA, Senior Strategic Advisor at the Global Reporting Initiative and Chair of the ICAS Sustainability Panel, says accountancy should acknowledge the human cost of doing business
October 26, 2020

The Consideration of Climate-Related Risks in an Audit of Financial Statements

The issue of climate change is at the forefront of the minds of many investors and other stakeholders as its impacts are becoming increasingly apparent. The IAASB has recognised that climate change is likely to have some impact on most, if not all, entities and, as a result, has implications for auditors.
September 29, 2020
6 Key Insights FinBiz2030

Time to show up as leaders – Key insights from the Equality. Diversity. Opportunity. webinar

As the world starts to navigate a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Chartered Accountants Worldwide member institutes spent have recent months providing support, resources and advocacy to members, business and Governments.
August 5, 2020
4-3-2-1 Charity Digitalisation Plan

4-3-2-1 Charity Digitalisation Plan

DR ANG HAK SENG SHARED SUCCESS THROUGH SHARED STRATEGIES Charities play a crucial role in society by meeting needs, coordinating efforts and ensuring that no one is left behind. The importance of charities has been brought to the fore during the Covid-19 pandemic as there is greater urgency to ensure […]
July 27, 2020
Courage in Adversity

Eight Insights from the ‘Courage in Adversity’ Webinar

The latest in the Building Resilience series of webinars explored these questions in more detail. Here are eight key talking points and insights from the event.
July 19, 2020
Shining a light on sustainability

COVID-19: Shining a light on sustainability

This article first appeared in the July/August issue of CA magazine: https://www.camagazine.co.uk/july2020#!cover Society has the tools to become fully sustainable, says Dan Wells CA, partner at Foresight Group, but it won’t happen without the engagement of investors on a global scale. Think about investment as a spectrum. At one end you […]
February 5, 2020
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Finance & Business2030 to launch in South Africa

Finance & Business2030, an initiative that brings together finance professionals and business leaders to work towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, will launch in Johannesburg this week.
February 5, 2020

Finance & Business2030 to launch in South Africa

Finance & Business2030, an initiative that brings together finance professionals and business leaders to work towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, will launch in Johannesburg this week.