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American Institute of 
Certified Public Accountants

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients
European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) was founded in 2002. It has been established to improve corporate governance through fostering independent scientific research and related activities.
Ethics Officer Association
The Ethics Officer Association (EOA) is the professional association exclusively for managers of ethics, compliance and business conduct programs. The EOA provides ethics officers with training and a variety of conferences and meetings for exchanging best practices in a frank, candid manner.
Ethics Resource Center
As the oldest non-profit in the United States devoted to organizational ethics, ERC advances understanding of the practices that promote ethical conduct, through research, measurement of ethics and compliance program effectiveness in individual organizations, and the development of white papers and educational resources based on overall findings. ERC also sponsors character development programs for educational institutions, and a Fellows Program for corporate ethics officers and academics who engage in practical research that addresses emerging issues in corporations.
International Corporate Governance Network
The ICGN is the leading investor-led authority on corporate governance and a network for the exchange of views and information about corporate governance issues internationally. ICGN’s members are drawn from all sides of the corporate governance community, in over 30 countries.
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) serves as the global voice and advocate for the internal audit profession. Throughout the world, The IIA is recognized as the profession’s leader in certification, education, research, and technological guidance. The history of internal auditing has been synonymous with that of The IIA and its motto, “Progress Through Sharing.” The IIA provides International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, provides a variety of leading-edge professional development opportunities, certifies qualified audit professionals, delivers quality assessments, conducts benchmarking surveys, and undertakes valuable research and educational product projects through The IIA Research Foundation.
Institute of Management Accountants
With a worldwide network of nearly 70,000 professionals, IMA provides a dynamic forum for management accounting and financial professionals to develop and advance their careers through certification, research, practice development education, networking and the advocacy of the highest ethical and professional practices.
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
With more than 47,000 members in more than 100 countries, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association® (ISACA®) ( is a recognized worldwide leader in IT governance, control, security and assurance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, publishes the Information Systems Control Journal®, develops international information systems auditing and control standards, and administers the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor™ (CISA®) designation earned by more than 38,000 professionals since inception, and Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) designation, a groundbreaking credential earned by 5,100 professionals in its first two years.
National Association of Corporate Directors
Founded in 1977, NACD is a national non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the corporate governance needs of corporate boards and individual board members. NACD’s 15,500 members and customers represent companies ranging from Fortune 100 public companies to small, over-the-counter, closely held, and private firms.
Open Compliance & Ethics Group
OCEG is a not-for-profit organization with a clear public mission: to help organizations align their governance, compliance and risk management activities to drive business performance and promote integrity
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
The PCAOB is a private-sector, non-profit corporation, created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair, and independent audit reports.
Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics
The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE) is the only international, non-profit organization solely dedicated to improving the quality of corporate governance, compliance and ethics