Global race to net zero by 2050 is accelerating – will Africa realise a just transition or become a stranded asset? PwC Africa Energy review

With an acceleration of the global net-zero journey, there is increasing focus on developing countries and their lack of affordability to meet such net-zero targets. A clear contrast is evident when considering Africa; as home to 17% of the global population, producing less than 5% of global annual emissions and accounting for only 3% of…

Recommend: IFRS financial statements in the small and medium-cap listed space

In a recent article titled ‘On the relevance of IFRS financial statements’1 there was discussion around the relevance and usefulness of financial statements under IFRS. I think many accountants would agree that there are positives and negatives to the application of IFRS. Particularly vocal critics of IFRS include preparers at small and medium-cap listed companies…

Advice: Unlocking value and building trust in Africa

Stakeholders of all kinds increasingly hold organisations accountable for delivering sustainable value. In fact, stakeholders tend to place more trust in organisations that demonstrate a sustained interest in communities, the environment and good governance. They expect organisations to do more than simply ‘tick a box’ Organisations can help to build trust and deliver sustained outcomes…