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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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This report explores how robust sustainability performance management, driven by finance professionals, can be a key way to unlock this value.
Natural capital depletion will become one of the most prominent business concerns in the 21st Century. And yet it is one issue that remains an ‘elephant in the boardroom’ - absent from most corporate accounts and business models and largely ignored by investors as boardrooms continue to focus on short-term pressures. This report from CIMA, EY, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Natural Capital Coalition, calls for finance professionals to take action.
Natural capital depletion will become one of the most prominent business concerns in the 21st Century. And yet it is one issue that remains an ‘elephant in the boardroom’ - absent from most corporate accounts and business models and largely ignored by investors as boardrooms continue to focus on short-term pressures.
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.
This research develops a conceptual framework to understand the roles and uses of control systems in the integration of sustainability within organizational strategy.
In this report CIMA, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) spoke to many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to find out how smaller companies can implement sustainable business practices for the benefit of the environment, their communities, their customers and their bottom line.
Executive pay is under intense scrutiny internationally by governments, the media, and social commentators. This paper offers principles that should underpin remuneration schemes, reassuring stakeholders that performance-related pay reinforces behavior that creates long-term sustainability.
- "Business Can Be a Global Force for Good," Ban Says as General Assembly Honours UN Global Compact
June 29, 2015 - UN News Centre
- Interview with Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
June 25, 2015 - UN News Centre
- Can the Pope's Climate Encyclical Spur Corporate Action?
June 18, 2015 - Green Biz
- Americans Are Again Getting More Worried About the Climate
June 17, 2015 - New York Times
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