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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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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.
This tool provides ways to help organizations identify and reduce waste in their processes and procedures and ultimately enhance the value of the organization.
SDP is currently offering activities linked in different ways to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 SDGs.
This guide focuses the conversation on sustainability-related trends and uncertainties that are likely to affect the financial condition or operating performance of a company.
If you don’t like wasting money on energy, and want to cut your energy bills, improve your working environment & meet your customers’ environmental expectations – then this guide will have something for you.
Climate change poses challenges for Canadian businesses. As an accountant, learn how you are ideally placed to contribute to adaptation strategies to make your organization or client more resilient.
This provides investors with a better understanding of why ESG issues are important, and how some practitioners are integrating ESG analysis into the investment process.
- The Business Case to Mobilize against Climate Change: Jobs and Innovation
September 23, 2016 - Fast Company
- How to Succeed at Sustainability (And Why Greenwashing Doesn´t Work)
September 15, 2016 - Forbes
- Climate Looms Large on Investment Risk Radar
September 9, 2016 - In the Black
- Bringing Business on Board: New Protocol Unveiled at IUCN Congress
September 7, 2016 - Huffington Post
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