Whilst we are still in the early days, initial indications from the capital markets show ESG investments are performing at least as well as mainstream funds and new capital is continuing to flow into ESG investments.
The COVID-19 era is changing every aspect of business – and one of the normally less visible areas, internal audit (IA), is no exception. The IA function should – and is – stand up and become a crucial part of organisations’ crisis responses.
It seems like every year something arises which challenges the spirit of Christmas. Most are handled with aplomb by Santa and his magical elves but every now and again something comes along which requires a major change in the way the jolly fellow operates.
The Bill represents the latest commitment by the Government to address Australia’s obligations under the OECD Foreign Bribery Convention, and make it easier for Australian prosecutors to prosecute foreign bribery.