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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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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.
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.
This guide provides a variety of helpful resources, step-by-step advice and practical examples to assist with sustainability reporting.
Canadian accountants are being challenged to view corporate activity through a wider lens than the typical financial report. Some CPAs are stepping up, using their analytical skills to drive sustainability
Argues that sustainability not only serves altruistic motives but is also smart business because it can deliver higher profit—both in the short and the long term—lement sustainable business practices regardless of sector.
- Q&A with Lee Ballin, Head of Sustainable Business Programs at Bloomberg
February 8, 2016 - Ethical Corporation
- Can Amazon's New 'Dream Team' Fix the Company's Sustainability Reputation?
February 3, 2016 - The Guardian
- Mandatory Environmental Reporting Could Discourage Innovation: UK FRC’s Haddrill
February 1, 2016 - The Accountant
- Paris Climate Deal Hinges on Better Carbon Accountancy
January 29, 2016 - Nature
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