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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
Jean Rogers, CEO and founder of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, speaks with WSJ’s Jefferey Ball at the ECO:nomics conference in Santa Barbara, California.
SUSTAIN is IFC’s platform for sharing cutting-edge business solutions with companies and partners across the world.
This guide can enhance organizational understanding of the value of transparency on disability, in terms of creating inclusive workplaces, as well as taking advantage of the business case of disability for the development of new products, services and physical environments. It also features a number of case studies from businesses all over the world that are making commitments and working to improve their disability related impacts.
A collection of various developments worldwide on environmental and social reporting requirements by regulatory bodies and stock exchanges. This report is intended to track and give a sense of some of the most important CSR disclosure initiatives around the world.
This briefing clarifies the important role accountants can, and should play, in embracing sustainability to ensure that the organizations they serve are resilient.
This report presents information for issuers as investors pay closer attention to business issues relating to environmental and social factors. It outlines key principles for environmental and social business conduct. It discusses mandatory disclosure requirements, voluntary reporting, industry-specific key performance indicators and initiatives in other countries.
Preparing for a Price on Carbon: Lessons from 3 Companies
February 24, 2015 - World Bank
Case studies show how 3 energy companies developed GHG reporting and how they're using the data
- Can Sustainability Standards Build Stronger Businesses and Better Informed Investors?
May 7, 2015 - Forbes
- Corporate Reporting Giants Publish Reporting Framework Navigation Tool
May 6, 2015 - Environmental Leader
- Materiality Matters: Why Don't Companies Have to Disclose Sustainability Risk?
April 28, 2015 - Green Biz
- Can Manufacturing Lead the Way to a Sustainable Future?
April 22, 2015 - Green Biz
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