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As ethical leaders and trusted advisors, CPAs rely on professional skills, values, ethics and attitudes to serve their organizations and clients. Learn how complexity in the professional environment, digital disruption, and mis/disinformation can impact your work.
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In their roles as ethical leaders and trusted advisors, CPAs rely on professional skills, values, ethics and attitudes to serve their organizations and clients. CPA Canada and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) are collaborating with the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) to research and report on how complexity in the professional environment, digital disruption, and mis/disinformation impact the importance of professional skills and ethical leadership.
This exploratory paper laid the groundwork for an international, virtual roundtable event held on February 2, 2021, that further investigated this area.
You may also be interested in the thought leadership series. All four papers are now available:
The accountancy profession is evolving to address changing stakeholder needs while continuing to meet public interest responsibilities. Get practical guidance on ethical decision-making as a professional accountant, professional accountancy organization, educator or employer.
Professional accountants play a key role in helping organizations navigate technological changes in an ethical manner. To do so, they must understand how to respect technology’s double-edged sword—actively pursuing opportunities while safeguarding against challenges.
Fake news. Misinformation. Bias. These unfortunate realities create opportunities and challenges for accountants responsible for providing reliable and trustworthy information to their clients.
In our data-driven and AI-enabled world, CPAs need to explore new ways to bring value to their organizations. The paradigm shift towards competence points towards technological literacy and highly-tuned human skills.
This event has multiple dates and locations. See event details for more information.
Tune into this two-part webinar to learn about the rapidly evolving sustainability landscape. Hear about recent developments in sustainability reporting and assurance standards and regulatory requirements, and the implications and opportunities for CPAs.
October 17, 2023
If you work for a public sector body in accounting, finance or leadership, this is the event for you. Learn how to successfully navigate the unique challenges facing every level of government.
October 23, 2023
Learn about critical policy issues, legislation updates and other technical trends at Canada’s largest and longest-running indirect tax event. For 2023, we are offering options for in-person and virtual attendance.