California Board of Accountancy
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
In fulfilling its mission, the AICPA works with state CPA organizations and gives
priority to those areas where public reliance on CPA skills is most significant.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud
training and education. Together with more than 60,000 members, the ACFE is reducing
business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity
within the profession.
The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated
to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate
social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. Ethisphere Magazine, which
publishes the globally recognized World's Most Ethical Companies Ranking, is the quarterly
publication of the Institute. Ethisphere provides the only third-party verifications
of compliance programs and ethical cultures that include: Ethics Inside Certification,
Compliance Leader Verification and Anti-Corruption Program Verification. The Institute's
premier membership group, the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance, is a business ethics
forum that includes more than 100 leading corporations, universities and institutions
that collectively leverage their experience, expertise and innovative ways to address
emerging compliance challenges.