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.”

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.

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.

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…

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)…

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…

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.

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.

Accountants: Changing the Course of Climate Change

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