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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
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.
The Framework, including the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (the Guidelines), sets out the Principles and Standard Disclosures organizations can use to report their economic, environmental, and social performance and impacts. GRI is committed to continuously improving and increasing the use of the Framework, which is freely available to the public.
Sustainability: From the Back Room to the Board Room
February 24, 2015 - INSEAD
Creating a sustainable future takes more than good intentions. Boards of directors have an obligation to help drive a strategic approach to corporate sustainability.
Preparing for a Price on Carbon: Lessons from 3 Companies
February 24, 2015 - World Bank
Case studies show how 3 energy companies developed GHG reporting and how they're using the data
CDSB has shown how the most widely used corporate natural capital-related reporting approaches align to help companies.
A new project, Reporting 2025, has been established to discover what the main issues will be in companies' agendas – and consequently in their public reports – 10 years from now.
The awards aim to encourage the efficient use of resources, enhance the competitiveness of businesses, improve environmental performance and support the wider goals of sustainable development including social benefits through community and staff involvement.
February 19, 2015 - Wall Street Journal
February 18, 2015 - CFI.co
February 18, 2015 - IGAP Research Centre
February 11, 2015 - World Resources Institute
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