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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
The Costing the Earth film, with Stephen Fry and Al Murray, explains the thoughts behind the need to embed sustainability into organizations' DNA.
The Paris Agreement on climate change is a historic turning point. Together, governments are sending a decisive market signal that the transition to a thriving clean economy is inevitable, irreversible and irresistible.
Climate change poses challenges for Canadian businesses. As an accountant, learn how you are ideally placed to contribute to adaptation strategies to make your organization or client more resilient.
This article focuses on the emerging trend in certain countries of reducing GHG emissions while growing GDP.
Most organizations will move through a series of five stages as they adapt to a climate change. At each stage,accountants have a role to play.
This provides investors with a better understanding of why ESG issues are important, and how some practitioners are integrating ESG analysis into the investment process.
Climate change is posing significant challenges for businesses. This report helps accountants understand how they are ideally placed to contribute to adaptation strategies to make their organization or client more resilient.
- Climate Change Puts 1.3bn People and $158tn at Risk, says World Bank
May 17, 2016 - Guardian
- UN Climate Talks in Bonn Seek to Turn Paris Agreement into Action
May 16, 2016 - Deutsche Welle
- Collaboration: The Art of Constructive Disagreement
May 13, 2016 - Huffington Post
- Is Sustainability Reporting Lost in the Right Direction?
May 13, 2016 - Climate Disclosure Standards Board
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