Accounting weekly

Day: April 12, 2022

SAIBA to host 2022 Accountant’s Climate and Sustainability Summit on 12 May 2022 

President Ramaphosa recently appointed a Climate Council. The Presidential Climate Commission is an independent, statutory, multi-stakeholder body. The establishment of the Council is in response to international developments and commitments to reduce emissions to net zero. These commitments, if followed through, will have dramatic effects on the economic and social systems in South Africa. For …

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National Treasury launches the Green Finance Taxonomy Paper 

By Patrick Heron and Joon Chong from Webber Wentzel  National Treasury has launched South Africa’s first Green Finance Taxonomy, which will help investors and financial institutions make more informed decisions on “green” projects. On 1 April 2022, National Treasury (NT) launched South Africa’s first Green Finance Taxonomy (GFT). This is an official classification that defines …

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The Modern CFO: At the forefront of business transformation 

By Jordaan Burger, Vice President Finance, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific at Sage  In recent years, Chief Financial Officers have seen their role evolve like never before. From their beginnings as historians of financial data and past performance, they evolved to real-time analysts, and onto visionaries with predictive technologies at their fingertips.  Having looked at the …

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