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Companies and climate change

Sustainability reporting alone will not affect meaningful change, but new policies are also needed, the chair of the International Accounting Standards Board tells a Cambridge Judge conference. The chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) told a Cambridge Judge…

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Financial Times: ‘Greenwashing is rampant’, warns chief of global accounting body

Press coverage of a Cambridge Judge conference on climate change financial reporting. Keynote speaker Hans Hoogervorst, the chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), said that companies’ sustainability reporting alone will not affect meaningful change. “We should not expect…

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Market Watch: How marijuana companies can profit without selling pot

A case study co-authored by Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge, is featured in the article. The case study looks at accounting practices in the marijuana industry, and was co-authored with cannabis investor White Sheep Corp. The…

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Future accounting leaders: do you have the right skills?

If you attend accounting conferences or peruse accounting websites, certain topics will come up again and again. Is AI going to make me redundant? Regulators are at it again; what's the latest change? How can we make better decisions under…

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Accounting Insight News: Accountants: you don’t have the right skills

Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting programme at Cambridge Judge, writes about challenges that accountants face and what the future looks like for the industry. “The path to a career in professional accounting typically requires passing a…

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Business Weekly: Accountants alerted to financial impact of eco issues

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. “We can see…

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Accounting for climate change

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Michael Willis…

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Accounting for climate change.

Accounting for climate change

Accountants may seem unlikely warriors in the frontline of the climate change challenge, but the outlook is set fair for their role to become increasingly crucial. Climate change and other environmental unknowns could be said to be some of the…

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Financial Times: Evidence does not support ‘conflict of interest’ worries

Jan Bouwens, Professor of Management Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes a letter to the Financial Times in response to suggestions that the Big Four accounting firms be broken up. “The worry raised by critics of firms that provide…

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Why accountants are a big deal when landing the big deals

As global mergers and acquisitions get set to accelerate over the coming years, accountants will find themselves busy. So what makes a great M&A accountant? In December the FT cast its eye over the global mergers and acquisitions landscape for…

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