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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
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Climate change poses challenges for Canadian businesses. As an accountant, learn how you are ideally placed to contribute to adaptation strategies to make your organization or client more resilient.
Most organizations will move through a series of five stages as they adapt to a climate change. At each stage,accountants have a role to play.
Climate change is posing significant challenges for businesses. This report helps accountants understand how they are ideally placed to contribute to adaptation strategies to make their organization or client more resilient.
The first in a three-part-series, this brief teaches accountants about how to consider climate change and its impact on business.
Learn how electricity distributor Horizon Utilities Corporation is responding to the physical impacts of climate change.
Case Study Details Canadian Insurer’s Climate Change Strategy
December 14, 2015 - CPA Canada
In this case study, learn how Canadian insurer The Co-operators is responding to the challenges of climate change.
Mountain Equipment Co-op: Adapting to Climate Change—Case Study 3
November 30, 2015 - CPA Canada
New video and case study developed by CPA Canada discusses how MEC is responding to the impacts of climate change on its sales and supply chain.
- 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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