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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
Assists investor relations teams as they seek to engage investors on the link between sustainable business models and the creation of shareholder value. The guide provides overarching principles on communicating with investors and offers insights into Network member’s experiences of the successes and pitfalls.
Outlines how businesses can adapt their existing capital investment appraisal processes in a pragmatic and systematic manner to integrate social and environmental issues. The guide describes how traditional financial return-based investment decisions can be broadened, to make sustainability issues more explicit and transparent.
Sustainability and Capital Investment Case Studies
April 30, 2015 - CPA Australia
The focus in 2014 has been to gain through case studies a far greater depth of understanding of how sustainability is shaping management practice and decision making, and who is involve, with particular emphasis on the individual organisations operating and strategic contexts.
The latest linkage guidance reveals how GRI’s G4 Guidelines and CDP’s water questions (2015) are aligned, improving the consistency and comparability of environmental data, and making corporate reporting more efficient and effective.
The guides have been produced by A4S to help finance teams increase their understanding of the growing movement around natural and social capital accounting. It explains key terms finance teams should know, how broadening accounting frameworks can benefit business , and the central role of the fin ace team on collecting, analysing and reporting this new type of information.
The SASB provides standards for use by publicly-listed corporations in the US in disclosing material sustainability issues for the benefit of investors and the public. SASB standards are designed for disclosure in mandatory filings to the US SEC.
This book provides a succinct introduction to natural capital: what natural capital is and how it links to other capitals, the business case for using it in decision-making, where natural capital accounting and valuation fit in the sustainability and financial toolbox, and what real life early adopters of natural capital in business are doing.
- SASB Announces Data Provider Partner Program
July 16, 2015 - Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
- IIA Urges Greater Assurance on Reporting Environmental and Social Impacts
July 14, 2015 - Accountancy Age
- Sustainability: Framework Wars
July 10, 2015 - The Accountant
- CDSB Framework Launched
July 6, 2015 - Climate Disclosures Standards Board
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