Accounting weekly

Leigh Schaller

Three lessons for accounting resilience

This week Accounting Weekly looked at risk, resilience, and turning adverse situations into successful situations. These are three takeaways we got from writing the articles.  Be an early adopter  Since the first coder got his house-sized computer to display ‘Hello World’, digital technology has generated a fear narrative. Something along the lines of ‘They’re coming for …

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Less Risky Business: How Tech is Helping Calculate Capital Market Peril 

You can’t predict the future, but increasingly software is helping us forecast with more confidence, according to Robert Cronjé, an analyst at Elenjical Solutions, a fintech capital markets consultancy.  2008. Perhaps the scariest year you can mention to a banker. Not only did the financial crisis give us great movies, but it also initiated a …

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David Wray on how ESG reporting will soon impact all aspects of business  

David Wray is no newcomer to dealing with change. He has been advising top companies across the world for over two decades. We spoke to him about how the climate crisis will necessitate wide ranging organisational changes in the coming years. Your website describes you as a ‘transformation and change management executive’. Would it be …

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Executive Education in the time of Climate Change

Professor Nico Schutte, who heads up corporate education at Regenesys Business School, believes that sustainability issues should be centered in accounting education, including a greater awareness of the ethical and moral considerations of business as well as the development of transdisciplinary skills. What unique challenges does South Africa face when training people for the global …

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