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MIA Launches Report of a Study on Emerging Technology Adoption Within Accounting Programmes by Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia
December 10, 2021
INNOVATION

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.

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The Climate Crisis: Is Your Business Ready for the Transition to Net-Zero?
December 06, 2021
INNOVATION

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.

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ESG and Climate Consciousness as a Strategic Differentiator for Businesses
October 18, 2021
GOVERNANCE

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...

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How Accountants can Champion ESG and Climate Action for Business Sustainability
October 15, 2021
DRIVING VALUE

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)...

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Climate Change: From Marginal Risk to Mainstream Global Priority
September 03, 2021
STEWARDSHIP

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...

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Accountants as Champions of Climate Change and Sustainability
August 13, 2021
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

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Accountants, It’s Time to Take the Driver’s Seat to Mitigate Climate Change
March 20, 2020
DRIVING VALUE

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.

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Accountants: Changing the Course of Climate Change
March 16, 2020
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Accountants: Changing the Course of Climate Change

Malaysians right now are sweltering through a heatwave and seeking sanctuary in air-conditioned buildings and cars.

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