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Audit Quality Forum – How can business reduce inequalities?

How can business reduce inequality was the challenge laid down by the Audit Quality Forum. The focus on tackling inequality is part of a series of events run by the Forum that are looking at what business needs to get right to increase confidence and trust.

Inequality is seen as one of the defining challenges of our time. According to the United Nations inequality between countries has been decreasing but inequality within countries has accelerated. So, how should business respond? And what is the role for auditors who are in the privileged position of having unique insights into business? The debates had an international focus as they linked into progress on the UN Sustainable Development goals, of which goal number ten is to reduce inequality.