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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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Published in the January 2015 MIT Sloan Management Review, which is the sixth annual global survey of sustainability practices shows a four-year downward trend in strong CEO commitment to sustainability.
Instead of buying and owning products, consumers are increasingly interested in leasing and sharing them. Companies can benefit from the trend toward “collaborative consumption” through creative new approaches to defining and distributing their offerings.
This research article looks at how sustainable companies embed sustainability in their strategy and operations, and the specific elements of sustainable companies’ cultures that differentiate them from traditional companies.
How fast are businesses adopting sustainability-driven management? New study results reveal two distinct camps: ‘embracers’ and ‘cautious adopters.’ And the practices of the embracers may be providing a snapshot of how the management future will look.
How fast are businesses adopting sustainability-driven management? The new Sustainability & Innovation Study identifies two distinct camps — ‘embracers’ and ‘cautious adopters’ — and offers a snapshot of how the management future will look.
- SASB Issues Provisional Sustainability Accounting Standards for Consumption Industries
July 2, 2015 - Accounting Today
- The Economy’s Missing Metrics
July 1, 2015 - New York Times
- "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
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