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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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The Climate Change Study looks at risk factors associated with technological developments, resource availability, the impact of a changed climate, and policy decisions.
Five case studies examining capital investment appraisal from a management accounting and integrated thinking perspective.
UK brewery Adnams provides a case example for an environmentally-friendly approach to production, packaging, and distribution of its goods.
Compass’ management accountant calculated the potential cost savings of the investment to introduce steam valve technology to one of the largest food and support service businesses in the world and how a tracking system was used to minimize waste.
This covers four sustainability projects and plenty of invaluable sample models and project summary documents.
Marshalls plc’s finance team designed and used spreadsheets to support a major carbon labelling project to generate a relevant carbon label for each product family.
Sustainability and Capital Investment Case Studies
April 30, 2015 - CPA Australia
The focus in 2014 has been to gain through case studies a far greater depth of understanding of how sustainability is shaping management practice and decision making, and who is involve, with particular emphasis on the individual organisations operating and strategic contexts.
- Mark Carney’s Climate Warning Splits Opinions
October 2, 2015 - Financial Times
- Markets: Act Now on Climate Change Disclosure, Says Bank of England Governor Mark Carney
October 1, 2015 - Climate Disclosures Standards Board
- United Nations' Latest Sustainability Goals Should Show Tough Love to Business
September 29, 2015 - The Conversation
- World Leaders Agree Sustainable Development Goals – as it Happened
September 28, 2015 - The Guardian
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