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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
Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
August 14, 2013 - IFAC
Helps the accountancy profession facilitate sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies by taking into account economic, environmental, and social considerations for project appraisal and investment decisions.
The Framework, including the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (the Guidelines), sets out the Principles and Standard Disclosures organizations can use to report their economic, environmental, and social performance and impacts. GRI is committed to continuously improving and increasing the use of the Framework, which is freely available to the public.
Resources to get you started in the area of sustainability.
The Guide was developed in cooperation with different members of the B@B Platform. Its objective is to help companies understand what is meant by NCA for business and to help them select NCA approaches suitable for their specific circumstances. The Guide is accompanied by a NCA Decision-matrix Tool which has been developed as part of this Workstream. This interactive tool links 11 NCA approaches to a series of questions about the companies’ interconnections with biodiversity and the environment.
Instead of buying and owning products, consumers are increasingly interested in leasing and sharing them. Companies can benefit from the trend toward “collaborative consumption” through creative new approaches to defining and distributing their offerings.
The report includes a useful guide on the four key ways that CGMAs can influence sustainable decisions. This guide will help both management accountants and business leaders understand their unique contribution to sustainable success.
Results from ACCA student survey from around the world to help define the key sustainability issues for businesses in the next ten years
January 22, 2015 - Corporate Knights
January 21, 2015 - Economia
January 19, 2015 - World Economic Forum
January 15, 2015 - ACCA Insights
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