Powerful institutional investor BlackRock will hold companies accountable for their disclosures of sustainability risks and for the policies that underpin them, Chairman and CEO Larry Fink wrote in an open letter to CEOs.
U.S. businesses can use a number of strategies to soften the impact of tariffs on their operations.
How long can cautious optimism last for an upward U.S. economy aptly described as “long in the tooth”? This podcast episode delves into the thinking of CPA decision-makers.
Finance decision-makers remain positive overall heading into 2020, but they continue to have concerns about hiring.
Fifty years after the AICPA’s anti-discrimination resolution, we look at the progress of diversity initiatives in the accounting profession.
Listening carefully and communicating with everybody throughout the organization can help great ideas get developed, according to Kirsten Duke, CPA, CGMA, the CFO at DomainTools in Seattle.
Seventy percent of companies participating in a survey by The Conference Board that obtain assurance on their sustainability information said the need for such assurance will increase over the next five years.
The wide variety of frameworks and standards initiatives prevents consistency in corporate reporting, according to the International Federation of Accountants.
The SEC proposed amendments that are designed to change the shareholder proposal rule, improve the accuracy and transparency of proxy voting advice and modernize the advertising and cash solicitation rules for investment advisers.
The steady growth in assurance of sustainability reports suggests that companies increasingly perceive that there are net benefits of having their sustainability reports assured.
A greater focus is being placed on preventing and investigating sexual harassment in the workplace.
These tips can help boards perform their duties of care, loyalty, and obedience to help not-for-profits thrive.
What is the top challenge facing U.S. finance executives? This podcast episode explores that topic and two other fast-rising obstacles detailed in a quarterly survey.
This article offers advice on how to survive, and even thrive, during tough economic times.
Economic expectations for the United States and the world tumbled in the third quarter amid trade concerns and indications of a possible recession.
Failing to plan can have serious consequences for companies and firms that don’t prepare carefully for disaster recovery and business continuity.
Eliminating pay disparities can help firms recruit and retain employees. Learn about the causes of the pay gap and what your firm can do to assess and revamp its compensation practices.
Mike Whitmire is the co-founder and CEO of FloQast. A CPA by training, he began his career in audit at Ernst & Young and transitioned to industry, joining Cornerstone OnDemand’s accounting team as it prepared to go public.
Why are small business owners optimistic? And why do they have cause for concern? A close follower of small business has answers.
Misty Geer, CPA, CGMA, the controller for a chemical manufacturer, explains how managers can live their values, set clear expectations on schedules, engage in two-way communication, and more.