IESBA and IAASB Announce New Strategy and Work Plan

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) announced the publication of its Strategy and Work Plan for 2024-2027 (SWP), titled Towards a More Sustainable Future: Advancing the Centrality of Ethics, which is available on:

The SWP sets out the IESBA’s vision and strategic goals and actions, underpinning its ambition to place the International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (including International Independence Standards) at the core of every business and organisation.

In developing its SWP, the IESBA engaged closely with the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), which simultaneously issued its Strategy and Work Plan 2024-2027, titled Elevating Trust in Audit and Assurance, aimed at enhancing consistency and quality of audit and assurance standards worldwide. The SWP of the IAASB reflects the crucial role of audit and assurance in fostering trust in the world’s economies, and is available on:

The strategy reaffirms the IAASB’s commitment to serving the public interest by developing globally accepted audit, review and other assurance standards.