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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
Carbon and fossil fuels, and decisions regarding their use and value, can have significant impacts on financial markets and futures around the world. Carbon Tracker calculates that only 31% of the world's currently indicated fossil fuel reserves could be burned for an 80% chance of keeping below a 2°C global temperature rise, which is commonly regarded as the threshold within which to avoid dangerous climate change.
Provides a framework for businesses to understand the issues and modify their activities so as to incorporate the impacts of transitioning to a low carbon economy.
This report shows how business leaders can strategize and implement changes in organizational behavior related to valuing natural capital in their companies.
The GHG Protocol, and accompanying guidance and tools, is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.
This report discusses the rationale for assessing progress towards sustainability development goals (SDG) and targets, and provides guidance for the development of SDG indicators.
AICPA provides a summary of current trends in sustainability and sustainability relating reporting, as well as highlighting the role of professional accountants play.
This publication provides an up-to-date and expanded overview of mandatory and voluntary approaches to sustainability reporting and assurance
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