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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 report demonstrates that sustaining and advancing beyond the gains made under the MDGs require new approaches which embrace all three dimensions of sustainability–the environmental, economic and social.
The report proposes a global and country specific roadmaps for ESG integration for institutional investors, financial intermediaries and policymakers.
This report aims to support decision makers by providing solid and transparent evidence regarding the impact of sustainable corporate management and investment practices.
The purpose of this report is to support all exchanges in their work to enhance transparency in their markets. Investors and companies increasingly look to exchanges to help support more sustainable markets, yet less than 1/3 of exchanges offer guidance on reporting ESG considerations.
This briefing supports accountants in developing a greater awareness of how they can help their organizations address issues of sustainability and more fully incorporate these issues into business strategy.
This report serves to open a dialogue on how to ensure that sustainability data is accurate, available and advantageous as a tool to build a sustainable future.
Sets out three pathways for the future–thier recommendations for how we can work together to achieve the vision of a sustainable and inclusive global economy, and what the Global Compact can do to scale its impact.
- Mark Carney’s Climate Warning Splits Opinions
October 2, 2015 - Financial Times
- 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
- VicSuper Incorporating Natural Capital into Investment Decisions
September 28, 2015 - Investment Magazine
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