The landscape of corporate reporting is entering a period of re-imagining, starting with the all-important step of increased focus on climate risk reporting.
“We need to think about how the economy is currently adapting and how it will adapt both to the trend change in climate and the transition required to contain climate change. Both the physical impact of climate change and the transition are likely to have first-order economic effects.” – Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor Reserve Bank of Australia, March 2019
The Commonwealth Climate Law Initiative is investigating how company directors may be drawn into climate change-related litigation.
What's really at stake from the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)?
An overhaul of Australia’s foreign bribery and anti-corruption laws is underway. CPA Australia provides an overview of what it means for accounting.
Social licence to operate: a fair and measured approach to good corporate governance or a socialist Trojan horse? CPA Australia investigates why proposed changes to governance for Australian listed companies have stirred controversy.
As the abolition of child labour is a priority of the United Nations, Australia is formally addressing working standards domestically to eradicate modern slavery.
Reforms to Australian corporate insolvency law are in the wind.
CPA Australia is playing an active role in developing an integrated reporting breakthrough that will not only lead to greater sustainability, but allay Australia’s lingering concerns over directors’ liability.
And that makes getting the correct advice ever more crucial.