David Wray

President, DFCG International Group and Chair, ESG Working Group

 

Ses dernières publications :

New York City recently hosted Climate Week, an annual event designed to unite the world on climate mitigations and actions. One event, hosted by Climate Works Foundation, focused on Carbon Call whose aim is to “mobilize collective action, investment, and resources from scientific, corporate, philanthropic, and intergovernmental organizations...

 

 

It’s no secret that many traditional professions are undergoing profound change. Finance, for instance, is growing well beyond simply accounting, auditing and financial reporting. Evolution is inevitable, however the last two-years have turbo-charged the profession’s change through technology, geopolitics, climate change and of course the...

 

 

Alphabet soup, sustainability standards and the data lifecycle - this sounds like a low budget B-rated Hollywood film! However, these concepts are the foundation for common CFO pain points around the world. In virtually every meeting on the topic, we quickly observe enthusiastic head nodding acknowledging that the real sustainability...

 

 

Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformations by years, according to McKinsey. Sustainability is an area crying out for the benefits of digitization, and now rapidly whipping up winds of change towards companies. “La Bise” is gathering momentum as Europe takes a leadership role in establishing a framework for reporting on...

 

 

The pandemic that continues to devastate the world has also unleashed unprecedented economic support programs by most nations around the globe. A myriad of initiatives have been launched to minimize the severe economic side-effects of the public health actions.

 

 

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a sexy new toy that has finance professionals everywhere quite excited! While the field of data science is driven by exciting possibilities, the finance discussions surround transparency and ethics in decision-making.

 

 

From a governance and compliance lens, finance professionals face many challenges both old and new. The key challenges lie in the pace of regulatory change, technology innovation and increasing media scrutiny. Compliance initiatives are typically reactive to regulatory requirements with little, if any, integration between functions or between...

 

 

Finance is under pressure to deliver more value than ever and do so in an age where the business itself is facing digitalisation! Read on to understand not only what is driving the change but to understand how finance leaders need to rethink their vision in order to meet the expectations of all stakeholders. Finance’s digital evolution may be...