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Dr John Purcell

John Purcell is CPA Australia’s policy adviser for Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance, with responsibility for the development of strategy, research, policy and advocacy in the areas of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, corporate law and nonfinancial information disclosure.

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policypositions@cpaaustralia.com.au

Articles by this contributor

Emissions from the Bluescope steel works at Port Kembla, Wollongong, Australia.

TCFD - linking economic and environmental policy


Foreign bribery is inherently difficult to detect and enforce. The OECD says it takes on average 7.3 years to bring a foreign bribery matter to conclusion.

Anti-corruption update: what it means for accounting


The social licence to operate is widely defined as community acceptance of an organisation and its operations.

Social licence: good governance or Trojan horse?


Estimates indicate that there are up to 45 million victims of modern slavery worldwide.

Modern slavery: what companies can do to wipe it out


Reforms to Australian corporate insolvency law are in the wind


The quest for forward looking information disclosure


Accountants play an important role in safeguarding integrity.

Regulators come down hard on insolvent trading


Is integrated reporting at a crossroads?

Integrated reporting at the crossroads?


The IIRC's final framework brings new developments.

Understanding the new Integrated Reporting Framework