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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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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.
- Materiality Matters: Why Don't Companies Have to Disclose Sustainability Risk?
April 28, 2015 - Green Biz
- Can Manufacturing Lead the Way to a Sustainable Future?
April 22, 2015 - Green Biz
- A Good Corporate Accounting of Social Costs Is Needed
April 16, 2015 - NY Times
- How to Introduce Sustainability into Business Decisions
April 10, 2015 - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
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