Inconsistent Sustainability Assurances

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According to Accounting Today, a new report posits that sustainability reporting standards, as well as assurance services to verify that reporting, vary widely across jurisdictions and individual practitioners and require better standardization. Questions: Which organizations presented the report? According to the report, what percentage of companies report some level of sustainability information, and what percentage… Read more »

The Challenges of an Intern: Evidence Destruction

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According to the Washington Post, Mary Goddard, a former intern at the Sununu Youth Development Center in New Hampshire, says a supervisor suggested she destroy her notes and lie about a teen’s sexual assault allegation. Questions: What did the intern do? What happened to her supervisor? What would you have done as an intern? What… Read more »

Block Chain Report on Finance Industry

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A newly released block chain report about banking was previewed on Business Insider.com. Questions: According to Bloomberg, how much money has been poured into block chain technology, annually, as of 2018 within financial institutions? What are key difficulties or roadblocks associated with block chain application? What are the companies mentioned in the report? Source: Tesfaye,… Read more »