CEOs of accounting institutes from around the world met at the World Congress of Accountants in Malaysia, where they discussed the need for companies to report on non-financial results in areas such as social and environmental activities.

The World Congress closed Thursday with a final plenary session entitled “Accountants in the Next Decade – Embracing Change and Seizing Opportunities,” which examined how the recent global economic crisis has changed the environment for the accountancy profession, and the impact of increased globalization on the profession.

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