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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
Sustainability presents some key challenges and opportunities for accountants. This report identiﬁes a number of ways in which operation of various mechanisms for enhancing sustainability offers challenges and opportunities that are directly relevant to the role of professional accountants.
Informs those charged with fiduciary management of enterprises why ethics can no longer be treated as a discretionary cost to the business. Management of the ethical dimension is instead a significant contributor to financial success. This is highlighted through the use of examples of how leading corporations are integrating ethical management into business practices, change programs, and fraud, risk, and compliance systems.
Provides organizations with comprehensive reporting guidelines and feature sustainability disclosures organizations can adopt flexibly and incrementally, enabling them to be transparent about their performance in key sustainability areas.
A practical tool consisting of a series of Exce- based questionnaires designed to assist accountants in identifying the potential for environmental savings and provide the opportunity to reduce business costs.
Breakthrough: Business Leaders, Market Revolutions
March 5, 2013 - Volans
A manifesto to help move toward breakthrough change toward a resource efﬁcient, low carbon, and sustainable economic system. References the growing numbers of business leaders that are helping the business case for market revolutions in such areas as accounting, valuation, and economics.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Reporting in Denmark: Impact of the third year subject to the legal requirements for reporting on CSR in the Danish Financial Statements Act.
March 1, 2013 - Government of Denmark - Ministry of Commerce
In 2010 Denmark introduced legislation on CSR information requirements in the annual reports of larger Companies. Every year, the Ministry of Commerce issues a comprehensive report in English setting out the extent of compliance with this legislation.
This research based in China considers how companies embed CSR in their management control systems (MCS) in an attempt to align the behavior of organizational participants with strategic objectives.
November 13, 2014 - The Accountant
November 13, 2014 - Economia
November 6, 2014 - The Guardian
October 31, 2014 - Climate Disclosure Standards Board
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