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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
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
Ranks the world’s stock exchanges based on the extent to which their large listed companies are disclosing the seven “first generation” sustainability indicators: employee turnover, energy, greenhouse gases, lost-time injury rate, payroll, waste, and water
The Global Reporting Initiative released a new survey report reviewing different ways integrated reports are taking shape around the world. It looks at 756 reports published from 2010 to 2012 following GRI Guidelines; it also surveys 52 organizations that issued integrated reports during all three years.
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.
October 25, 2014 - Financial Review
October 20, 2014 - The Guardian
October 15, 2014 - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
October 15, 2014 - Public Finance International
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