What does it mean to be equitable? “Equal in treatment or privilege,” is how Merriam-Webster defines “equitable.” The term social equity refers to the equality of opportunities that certain groups have in society, which is often overlooked. Social equity audits are a way to assess how an organization’s practices affect different communities’ social equity. How does it work? An organizational equity audit starts by assessing … Continue reading What is a Social Equity Audit?
The United States is a diverse country. Its citizens come from all over the world and speak many different languages. When it comes to age, gender, race, income level, and religion there are a lot of differences in this country. But when you look at civil rights there is no diversity. There are only two types of people: those who have them and those who … Continue reading What is a Civil Rights Audit?
The audit plan should include things like internal auditors’ names, roles and responsibilities; what data will be reviewed; how long it will take; who needs access to… Continue reading What is an Audit Work Plan?
Auditing cycles are important part of financial statement auditing. They are the means by which an auditor obtains sufficient, competent evidential matter to form… Continue reading What exactly are Auditing Cycles?
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty that was first agreed to in 1997. The treaty is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to prevent global warming. Continue reading What is the Kyoto Protocol and Why is it Important?
Carbon trading is a program to reduce the amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. This can be accomplished by… Continue reading What is Carbon Trading?
The Audit Checklist for Cloud Compliance provides an easy way for your organization to assure your cloud computing activities are safe from scrutiny… Continue reading What is Auditing in Cloud Computing?
ESG investing is growing in popularity because investors are becoming more aware of the negative impacts that traditional investments can have. Continue reading What are ESG Investing Trends?
The rise of ESG Investing has been noted by many people and it is not hard to understand why. ESG investing is defined as “a strategy that focuses on companies with strong environmental, social and governance practices” Continue reading Why is there a Rise of ESG Investing?
ESG investing is becoming more popular with investors. It’s not just about doing the right thing, it’s also about earning a return on your investment. So does ESG actually outperform? Continue reading Does ESG Investing Outperform?