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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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Five case studies examining capital investment appraisal from a management accounting and integrated thinking perspective.
Integrating Sustainability into Business Practices: A Case Study Approach
January 30, 2015 - Chartered Accountatns Australia and New Zealand
This paper provides some business case studies that shed light on the journey towards sustainable business practices, and some simple steps that should help business leaders take their part in it.
AICPA completed a case study on Perry’s Ice Cream, which examines the company’s sustainability practices and highlighted the associated benefits (economic and other) of such practices.
Kimberly-Clark: managing natural capital in the value chain.
This tool, based on a report from the AICPA, CIMA and CPA Canada, draws together case studies and key lessons from small businesses across the UK, US and Canada.
Global Sustainability and Climate Change Case Studies
October 1, 2012 - PwC
PwC provides real-world examples of how they have helped clients develop social and environmental strategies, responsible investing practices, and reporting methods that are transparent and compliant, and that deliver value and growth.
- "Business Can Be a Global Force for Good," Ban Says as General Assembly Honours UN Global Compact
June 29, 2015 - UN News Centre
- Interview with Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
June 25, 2015 - UN News Centre
- Can the Pope's Climate Encyclical Spur Corporate Action?
June 18, 2015 - Green Biz
- Americans Are Again Getting More Worried About the Climate
June 17, 2015 - New York Times
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