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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
A policy paper that calls on a number of groups to take action to help smaller businesses become more efficient and environmentally friendly.
Shows that sustainability-related developments are evident in capital investment appraisal practice. In particular, qualitative sustainability attributes are considered alongside the quantitative models and play a role in influencing decisions.
This tool, based on a report from the AICPA, CIMA and CPA Canada, draws together case studies and key lessons from small businesses across the UK, US and Canada.
Considers the evolving risks and materiality of natural capital and argues that including natural capital issues in corporate materiality and risk assessments creates better-informed decision making by an organization and its stakeholders; an enhanced and more comprehensive risk-management process; and an increased ability to realize strategic opportunities.
Bacardi Limited developed an innovative measurement methodology to help the company analyze its sustainability performance and the resulting impacts.
Analyzes how professional accountants in business can support their organizations and increase performance by integrating governance into the key drivers of sustainable organizational success. Using case studies from around the world, the report illustrates how good governance is about more than the protection of stakeholders' interests or compliance with regulatory requirements.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Guide for SMEs
October 16, 2012 - CSR Asia
This guidebook equips SME owners and managers with information that will enable them to take first steps in applying the principles of CSR to their business operations.
October 20, 2014 - The Guardian
October 15, 2014 - Public Finance International
October 15, 2014 - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
October 3, 2014 - Carbon Commentary
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