IFAC Convenes Leadership of Global Accountancy Profession To Progress Sustainability Agenda

Published on March 16, 2021

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) last week convened over 150 chief executives and senior leaders of professional accountancy organizations around the world, together with its Board of Directors, to discuss critical issues relevant to the future of the accountancy profession.

A key focus of the meetings was hearing from key stakeholders on the future of corporate and sustainability-related reporting, and how these fit into the broader context of sustainable business and finance, where professional accountants will need to play a pivotal leadership role based on their core competencies and ethical codes. 

Read a letter to IFAC member organizations outlining its corporate and sustainability-related reporting agenda here.