The International Federation of Accountants has released for comment a proposed strategy for projects it plans over the next four years to address the needs of accountants who work within companies or as advisors to businesses.

The Professional Accountants in Business Strategy and Work Plan for 2013-2016 includes specific initiatives with the goal of improving recognition of the diverse roles professional accountants in business perform and how they need to be positioned to drive successful and sustainable organizations. Since more than half of all professional accountants in the world work in business and the public and not-for-profit sectors, addressing their needs is of great importance to IFAC and the international accountancy organizations that comprise IFAC’s membership.

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