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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 GHG Protocol, and accompanying guidance and tools, is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.
This report discusses the rationale for assessing progress towards sustainability development goals (SDG) and targets, and provides guidance for the development of SDG indicators.
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.
For businesses to be viable in the long-term, they must maintain the resources they depend on, and yet we are depleting our natural and social capital at alarming rates. This ICAEW webcast addresses the issues facing accountants and their role in business sustainability drawing on ICAEW's thought leadership report Sustainability: role of the accountant.
January 27, 2015 - The Guardian
January 22, 2015 - Corporate Knights
January 21, 2015 - Economia
January 19, 2015 - World Economic Forum
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