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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
Breakthrough: Business Leaders, Market Revolutions
March 5, 2013 - Volans
A manifesto to help move toward breakthrough change toward a resource efﬁcient, low carbon, and sustainable economic system. References the growing numbers of business leaders that are helping the business case for market revolutions in such areas as accounting, valuation, and economics.
This research based in China considers how companies embed CSR in their management control systems (MCS) in an attempt to align the behavior of organizational participants with strategic objectives.
This research report looks at how leading companies are dealing with the additional information needs required in order to manage the issue of sustainability.
The UK government asked the Task Force to review the opportunities for UK business from expanding green goods, services, products, investment vehicles, and markets which value and protect our natural environment. The government will issue its official response to the Task Force’s report later in 2013.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Reporting in Denmark: Impact of the third year subject to the legal requirements for reporting on CSR in the Danish Financial Statements Act.
March 1, 2013 - Government of Denmark - Ministry of Commerce
In 2010 Denmark introduced legislation on CSR information requirements in the annual reports of larger Companies. Every year, the Ministry of Commerce issues a comprehensive report in English setting out the extent of compliance with this legislation.
A blog article sharing insights on sustainability report assurance and an organization’s recently developed guidelines for SMEs.
A policy paper that calls on a number of groups to take action to help smaller businesses become more efficient and environmentally friendly.
December 12, 2014 - Accounting Today
December 11, 2014 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
December 4, 2014 - Accounting Today
November 21, 2014 - Financial Times
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