From Commitments to Implementation – How the Accountancy Profession is Driving Meaningful Climate Action
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres put the climate crisis in context during his address to world leaders at COP26 in November last year: the 2020s, he said, is “the critical decade.”
August 4, 2022
MIA Launches Report of a Study on Emerging Technology Adoption Within Accounting Programmes by Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia
As the world and the workplace become increasingly digitalised, it is essential that accountants be able to stay abreast of technological developments and adapt these for work.
December 10, 2021
The Climate Crisis: Is Your Business Ready for the Transition to Net-Zero?
Climate change is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world. The constantly growing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) have increased the global and annual mean air temperature of our planet.
December 6, 2021
ESG and Climate Consciousness as a Strategic Differentiator for Businesses
As financial stewards and advisors, accountants must be aware that ESG and climate matters are being applied as filters by stakeholders, which could result in non-compliant organisations…
October 18, 2021
How Accountants can Champion ESG and Climate Action for Business Sustainability
With the growing clamour for businesses to prioritise ESG (environmental, social and governance) matters, it is imperative that accountants especially CFOs and PAIBs (Professional Accountants in Business)…
October 15, 2021
Climate Change: From Marginal Risk to Mainstream Global Priority
What do accountants need to know about climate change? Speaking at the inaugural MIA Climate Change & ESG Conference 2021, keynote speaker Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chairman of Bursa Malaysia…
September 3, 2021
Accountants as Champions of Climate Change and Sustainability
For many years, the word and term accountants often conjured up the image of a deskbound, suit-wearing employee, calculator on one hand, and sheaves of papers with numbers on the other.
August 13, 2021
Accountants, It’s Time to Take the Driver’s Seat to Mitigate Climate Change
As the impacts of climate change accelerate, treating climate as a systemic risk means that climate policy has to influence change in the system. Carbon pricing mechanisms are therefore a necessity (although not a panacea) as price ultimately changes behaviour and choices.
March 20, 2020
Accountants: Changing the Course of Climate Change
Malaysians right now are sweltering through a heatwave and seeking sanctuary in air-conditioned buildings and cars.
March 16, 2020
Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA
Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of Malaysian Institute of Accountants…
August 17, 2022
Transfer Pricing Characterisation – Why does it matter?
The risk-reward theory in economics states that higher the risk, higher the return.…
August 10, 2022
Brief Hearing Procedure in a Disciplinary Proceeding (Part 2)
It is essential that members understand the procedures of MIA’s enforcement proceedings…