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How accounting firms can streamline their tech adoption goals with proposal software  

By Ray Meiring, CEO and co-founder of QorusDocs  The COVID-19 pandemic changed many aspects of everyday life, including how business professionals structure their workdays and tackle workloads. For accounting firms especially, adopting remote workdays and utilizing new technology to streamline operations have become standard practices in this new age of distributed workforces.  In fact, almost …

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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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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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