Seasoned international CFO Ralph Khoury says the scandals that have shaken Australia’s corporate landscape this year should be a wake-up call to all CFOs about their role as “stewards” of governance and ethics.
'Never give up' is a mantra that’s stood Allan Davies OAM GAICD in good stead throughout his 50-year mining and logistics career, but never more so than in the past decade, since making it his mission to help rhinos survive.
Long-range risks with the potential to significantly impact financial statements, such as environmental, social and governance risks, should be considered now, warns the International Accounting Standards Board chair, Dr Andreas Barckow.
With mandatory climate reporting soon to hit the Australian governance landscape, a panel of experts joined a recent AICD webinar to help directors grapple with the “alphabet soup” of acronyms and potential requirements.
Luxury brand Louis Vuitton’s move to team up with a conservation charity to help protect biodiversity in Cape York in Far North Queensland is part of a growing trend towards big companies supporting “nature-positive” solutions.
Westpac’s Besa Deda, newly appointed chair of the Australian Business Economists’ industry group, says the growing number of women economists in leadership positions is helping break down the profession’s “diversity problem”.
The stellar results achieved by small US-based BankSouth since introducing digital assistant Rita shows personality matters in artificial intelligence, says Kasisto’s Lindsay Soergel at Westpac’s TechX.
For a handful of locals in the very remote townships in Queensland’s Burke Shire council, the idea of owning a home has turned from impossible to imaginable, as a unique homeownership scheme takes hold.