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The importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility continue to gain recognition; indeed, organizations that embrace sustainability can enhance their reputation with stakeholders and their value. The intersection of business and sustainability has three key dimensions: economic viability, social well-being, and environmental responsibility. Accountants work in this area to help embed sustainability factors into an organization’s strategy and decision-making processes to achieve sustainable value creation. Read More
Signing the Paris Agreement: What Does It Mean for Business?
April 26, 2016 - Climate Disclosure Standards Board
Five Characteristics of an Ethical and Successful Small Business
April 26, 2016 - Huffington Post
Paris Climate Deal Signing Ceremony: What It Means and Why It Matters
April 26, 2016 - The Conversation
Less Is More: What Does Mindfulness Mean for Economics?
April 25, 2016 - Bank Underground
Mapped: Europe’s Pollution Problem
April 22, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
COP21 Signing Ceremony: 100 Corporations Call for Clear Policies and Swift Actions
April 22, 2016 - Edie.net
Five Things You Need to Know about the COP21
April 22, 2016 - TeleSur
Islamic Finance to Help in Attaining SDGs
April 21, 2016 - The Pakistan Observer
Are People Living Longer, Healthier Lives?
April 21, 2016 - World Bank
Make Every Day Earth Day and Save Two Kinds of Green
April 21, 2016 - AICPA Insights
- 2015 Handbook of International Quality Control, Auditing, Review, Other Assurance, and Related Services Pronouncements
December 4, 2015 - International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
- Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
August 14, 2013 - IFAC
- Principles for Effective Business Reporting Processes
January 17, 2013 - IFAC
- GRI Reporting Framework (G4)
January 1, 2013 - Global Reporting Initiative