To provide an organisation for ASEAN Accountants for the further advancement of the status of the profession in the region with the view to establishing an ASEAN philosophy on the accounting profession.
AFA organises its first sustainability webinar for 2022
AFA together with the Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (IAPI) and the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA) organised a sustainability assurance webinar to share with the ASEAN stakeholders about the latest developments in sustainability assurance. It was also aimed to highlight select practices and policies introduced in Indonesia, Japan, and Thailand to support development of strong sustainability reporting and assurance ecosystems.
An international panel of experts consisted of David Madon (Director, Public Policy & Regulation, IFAC), Lyn Provost (Board Member, IAASB and Chair, Sustainability Assurance Working Group, IAASB), Sirivipa Supantanet (Deputy Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand), Kusumaningsih Angkawidjaja (Chair, IAPI), and Shinichi Takenaka (Head of Climate Change & ESG Assurance Office, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) highlighted the importance for a sense of urgency from everyone to continue building on the sustainability momentum and prepare the profession to better respond to the changing demand and expectations from the stakeholders.
The second webinar under AFAs sustainability agenda for 2022 will focus on how SMEs and Small and Medium Practices (SMPs) are advancing their sustainability efforts. The webinar will be organised in collaboration with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) on May 12, 2022. Register here.
Re-live the discussion and watch a recording of this webinar in our AFA YouTube page.
Read our full Release: AFA_Release_Regional Sustainability Assurance Webinar (April 26, 2022)
Download the presentation slides from the webinar here.