Environmental, social and governance measures and disclosures released by the World Economic Forum are designed to make it easier for companies to benchmark their sustainable business performance.
Strategy and governance
Three experienced finance leaders share what they have learned and what they are doing to deal with turmoil and uncertainty.
The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission has published new guidance on risk appetite and its critical links with strategy and decision-making.
Strong oversight from audit committees can help companies stay on the right track as they work to survive and thrive through the coronavirus pandemic. These tips can help audit committees serve effectively.
A board full of experienced members may have expertise, but it also can become stale. A corporate governance expert shares advice for companies to keep their boards fresh.
Management accountants can take a lead role in post-merger integration with the right planning and execution of key steps.
These tips can help boards perform their duties of care, loyalty, and obedience to help not-for-profits thrive.
With CFOs spending more time on strategy, corporate controllers have become more CFO-like.
Audit committees for public companies are providing more information to the public on their procedures for oversight of external auditors, according to an analysis conducted by the Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics.
Recruiting, training, and retaining competent, engaged board members are critical to mission fulfillment for a not-for-profit.
A board of directors can promote ethical behavior throughout an organization by prioritizing corporate culture, watching for red flags, and setting clear expectations.
Linking enterprise risk management practices with strategy remains a challenge for companies, who say risk environment continues to grow in complexity.
Changing business models, cybersecurity, and competition for talent are just a few of the things expected to concern corporate directors in the next year.
Creating a winning product or service and a sound long-term strategy will help a company attract investors, according to a new survey by the Center for Audit Quality.
The update of the 2004 framework highlights the importance of enterprise-wide risk management in strategic planning.
There are powerful reasons why corporate finance teams should be key participants in their business’s sustainability journeys.
Corporate boards’ scope of responsibilities continues to broaden, and directors’ confidence that they have what it takes to tackle the challenges is lagging.
Family-owned companies struggle with strategic planning and succession planning. CPAs—as employees or outside advisers—can help.
It is essential that board makeups represent the customers the company serves.
They’re hot business growth tools—but they demand cool-headed preparation before you put the hammer down.