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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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Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
August 14, 2013 - IFAC
Helps the accountancy profession facilitate sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies by taking into account economic, environmental, and social considerations for project appraisal and investment decisions.
Accountants "Vital" for Building a Sustainable Future
October 17, 2016 - Economia
Leadership from the finance community is “absolutely vital” in redirecting the world’s current economic trajectory away from self-destruction towards a more sustainable future, HRH the Prince of Wales believes.
Sustainability efforts aren’t always good for the bottom line explains EnerNOC’s Tim Healy.
This conversation covered the industry from nearly all angles touching on public policy debates, the war for top talent and what’s at stake if CPAs don’t lead the charge for fiscal change in the United States.
This web page provides guidance on the Environmental Profit and Loss Account (EP&L) which places a financial value on environmental impacts along the entire value chain of a business to help companies combine sustainability metrics with traditional business management.
WACF guides the development of Australian Water Accounting Standards (AWAS) to ensure they remain cohesive and integrated.
This review of CDP disclosure finds that 28 major US companies participating in the Carbon Disclosure Project's 2013 disclosure process have integrated a carbon price into their business strategies.
- 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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