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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
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Preparing for a Price on Carbon: Lessons from 3 Companies
February 24, 2015 - World Bank
Case studies show how 3 energy companies developed GHG reporting and how they're using the data
Sustainability: From the Back Room to the Board Room
February 24, 2015 - INSEAD
Creating a sustainable future takes more than good intentions. Boards of directors have an obligation to help drive a strategic approach to corporate sustainability.
CDSB has shown how the most widely used corporate natural capital-related reporting approaches align to help companies.
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.
Canadian accountants are being challenged to view corporate activity through a wider lens than the typical financial report. Some CPAs are stepping up, using their analytical skills to drive sustainability
Nick Topazio, ACMA, CGMA, explains how companies can adopt integrated thinking and decision-making processes that are fundamental to the creation of an integrated report.
Finance professionals who develop an understanding of different types of capital are better positioned to increase their value and aid in their organization’s strategy.
February 19, 2015 - Wall Street Journal
February 18, 2015 - CFI.co
February 11, 2015 - World Resources Institute
February 10, 2015 - The Guardian
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