Accountants to play central role in ESG developments: CPA AustraliaBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022 5:12PM
The speed and scale of sustainability reporting architecture is expected to continue in 2022, and with it demand for accounting professionals with ESG skills, according to CPA Australia.
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POLICY ADVISER CORPORATE REGULATION
The accounting profession has evolved rapidly from being seen as just calculating debits and credits to a provider of holistic financial information, including ESG and climate risk metrics. In the last two decades, CPA Australia policy adviser corporate regulation John Purcell has participated in and guided that evolution, and sees the accounting profession as being fundamental to future developments around sustainability.