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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
This guide provides a variety of helpful resources, step-by-step advice and practical examples to assist with sustainability reporting.
Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, CFO of Royal DSM explored the links between global macro sustainability trends and the bottom line for business. Rolf-Dieter spoke about the transformation DSM undertook over the last decade, moving away from fossil fuel based petro chemical businesses to focus on health, nutrition and materials sciences as the main pillars of the business.
The report includes a useful guide on the four key ways that CGMAs can influence sustainable decisions. This guide will help both management accountants and business leaders understand their unique contribution to sustainable success.
Results from ACCA student survey from around the world to help define the key sustainability issues for businesses in the next ten years
This report features three key elements of transparency, six case studies, and an advancement tool for implementing these practices. The research is meant for reporting practitioners and corporate citizenship specialists who are working toward a better, more sustainable future.
Nick Topazio, ACMA, CGMA, explains how companies can adopt integrated thinking and decision-making processes that are fundamental to the creation of an integrated report.
Finance professionals who develop an understanding of different types of capital are better positioned to increase their value and aid in their organization’s strategy.
- The Economy’s Missing Metrics
July 1, 2015 - New York Times
- "Business Can Be a Global Force for Good," Ban Says as General Assembly Honours UN Global Compact
June 29, 2015 - UN News Centre
- Interview with Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
June 25, 2015 - UN News Centre
- Can the Pope's Climate Encyclical Spur Corporate Action?
June 18, 2015 - Green Biz
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