December 2021

Read the December 2021 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift FCPA.

Why Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift FCPA believes in investor education


Investors are increasingly expecting companies to address material climate-related risks.

Investor calls for ESG reporting heat up


9 books to read this holiday season


Circular companies share, reuse, recycle and repurpose. They can be very profitable, because they have multiple revenue streams, taking waste and turning it into a new or renewed product, and reducing costs because they require less virgin material.

Circular economy: what it is and how it benefits the environment


CFOs will need the ability to monitor and predict changes and adapt quickly.

The must-have CFO skills for 2022


One way for a country to reconcile its international commitments with domestic economic activity is through government regulation to constrain greenhouse gas emissions by companies, or, otherwise, incentivise them embarking on this transformation.

Cool heads, hot debate: The accountant's role in climate action


A man dressed as Santa Claus outside Selfridges in London as the department store unveils its Christmas windows on Oxford Street. This year’s display is themed around ‘Christmas of Dreams’. October 28, 2021.

Holiday economics: Pros and cons for retailers


Colin Aynsley FCPA.

How Colin Aynsley FCPA tells the story behind numbers


A large volume of definitions is just one example of why the modern regulatory environment is so difficult for businesses to navigate.

Understanding the new horizons in regulatory policymaking


Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks to the media at the Qantas Jetbase in Sydney, Australia. In October 2021, Qantas announced that all Australia-based Qantas and Jetstar employees will be able to return to work in December 2021.

Why the future of aviation is still up in the air