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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
Andrew Bird, the MD of Crowe Horwath Risk Consulting UK and Marjella Alma, the CEO of eRevalue explain emerging issues and how a dramatic business response and game changing technology solution creates value.
Accountants "Vital" for Building a Sustainable Future
October 17, 2016 - Economia
Leadership from the finance community is “absolutely vital” in redirecting the world’s current economic trajectory away from self-destruction towards a more sustainable future, HRH the Prince of Wales believes.
The report provides guidance for institutional investors on best practices in the space of climate-related disclosures. It highlights how investors face a ‘Frankenstein’-like challenge of of ‘stitching together best practice’, combining approaches from different sources.
This report examines empirically the current practice with regard to integrated reporting according to the <IR> Framework among the 104 original participants (companies) of the IIRC Pilot program.
This report explains how integrated thinking and reporting can help the public sector consider how to make the most of resources, encourage the right behaviors and demonstrate to stakeholders how they are achieving the strategy and creating value over the short and longer term.
Sustainability efforts aren’t always good for the bottom line explains EnerNOC’s Tim Healy.
Is your business focused on renewable energy or sustainability? This questionnaire will assist you in finding opportunities to work with the Federal Government to expand your business.
- Accounting Could Play Role in Reaching UN Global Goals
November 10, 2016 - Accounting Today
- World Bank Pledges $2bn to Bangladesh for Climate Change Resilience
October 24, 2016 - Public Finance International
- US Companies Know the Risks of Climate Change; Should They Be Required to Report Them?
October 21, 2016 - Fuel Fix
- These Are the World's Most Sustainable Cities
September 26, 2016 - World Economic Forum
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