Our mission

ACCA's mission is to be a global leader in the profession by:

  • providing opportunity and open access to people of ability wherever they are in the world
  • supporting and promoting the highest ethical, governance and professional standards
  • advancing the public interest.

Our core values

Since our inception, we have held a set of core values which still drive us today, giving ACCA its distinctive character and defining our approach to the global profession.


We provide opportunity, free from artificial barriers, to people around the world - whether our students, members or employees – and we support them in their careers.


We respect and value difference, embracing diversity in our people and our output.


We create new and unexpected possibilities, providing innovative solutions for the future.


We accept individual and corporate responsibility for our actions, working together to deliver quality services and to promote the best interest of our stakeholders.


We act ethically and work in the public interest, treating people fairly and honestly and we encourage the same from others.