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<br /> COMPETENT AND<br /> VERSATILE<br /> How Professional Accountants in Business Drive<br /> Sustainable Organizational Success<br /> KEY MESSAGES<br /> Competent and Versatile: How Professional Accountants in Business Drive Sustainable Organizational Success aims<br /> to support the global accountancy profession in responding to changing expectations of society, financial markets, and<br /> organizations, and to promote and contribute to the value of professional accountants in business to their organizations.*<br /> It does this by:<br /> • Reviewing significant macroeconomic and societal challenges. Key challenges include moving to a model of<br /> sustainable economies and corporate responsibility where organizations pursue a more sustainable and ethical<br /> path; balancing the need for compliance with the need to remain competitive within an increasingly global economy;<br /> and the long-term affordability and acc<a title="Competent and Versatile page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=1"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE How Professional Accoun</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=2"> KEY MESSAGES Competent and Versatile: How Profe</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=3"> IFAC’S MISSION IFAC’s mission is to serve the p</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=4"> FOREWORD Global recognition of professional acc</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=5"> TABLE OF CONTENTS OVERVIEW </a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=6"> OVERVIEW Competent and Versatile: How Professio</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=7"> 1 THE NEEDS OF SOCIETY, CAPITAL MARKETS, AND ORGA</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=8"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE The current environment</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=9"> THE NEEDS OF SOCIETY, CAPITAL MARKETS, AND ORGANI</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=10"> 2 THE DRIVERS OF SUSTAINABLE ORGANIZATIONAL</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=11"> The Drivers of Sustainable Organizational Success</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=12"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE These drivers represen</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=13"> The Drivers of Sustainable Organizational Success</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=14"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE Figure 1: Drivers of Su</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=15"> 3 THE KEY ROLES OF PROFESSIONAL ACCO</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=16"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE • As reporters of valu</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=17"> The Key Roles of Professional Accountants in Busi</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=18"> 4 THE COMPETENCES REQUIRED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE V</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=19"> THE COMPETENCES REQUIRED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE VAL</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=20"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE Addressing the Achilles</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=21"> THE COMPETENCES REQUIRED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE VAL</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=22"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE Doing Good and Doing We</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=23"> THE COMPETENCES REQUIRED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE VAL</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=24"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE The maturity of an org</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=25"> THE COMPETENCES REQUIRED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE VAL</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=26"> COMPETENT AND VERSATILE Figure 3: Expected Ke</a> <a title="Competent and Versatile page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b908956a?page=27"> THE COMPETENCES REQUIRED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE VAL</a>