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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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Steinhoff ordered to disclose full PwC audit report

Steinhoff cannot pick and choose what it discloses in the wake of its disastrous financial scandal. This is according to the legal counsel for Arena Holdings, who on Monday argued that the scandal-hit retail company had not established why the contents of a 3 000-page report from a PwC investigation should be withheld. Read the full article here.

When it comes to ESG reporting, fortune favors the bold 

At the heart of ESG lies materiality. From a corporate perspective, it offers a performance measurement framework. For investors, it is a screening mechanism that can be used by socially and environmentally conscious investors to identify and vet value- and value-based investments. Read the full article here.

The future of sustainability reporting standards

Many businesses are preparing for future sustainability disclosures and committing to transparency andaccountability before they are mandated. Now is the time for companies and their leaders to work together with regulators and civil society to achieve consistent, global standards and contribute to this critical process that will help define corporate reporting and accountability for the …

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The ABCs of ESG Reporting 

Accountants are increasingly expected to report on facets of the businesses they operate in that do not form part of a traditional annual report. We unpack what ESG is and how it could affect you.   What is ESG reporting?  Environmental, social, and governance reporting tries to capture costs and benefits that don’t make it into …

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