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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
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | July 18, 2016 |
The launch of the Natural Capital Protocol should spark professional accountants to help businesses respond to natural capital impacts and dependencies—the sustainability of organizations, economies, and societies depends on it. Read More
Integrated Reporting and Climate Change: A Perfect Marriage
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | May 27, 2016 |
Part of the climate risk problem is rooted in the age-old problem of transparency—but this is a problem integrated reporting, combined with integrated thinking, is designed to fix. Read More
Es hora de actuar: contribución de la profesión contable en los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible
by Alta Prinsloo, Executive Director, Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer, IFAC and Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | March 8, 2016 |
El reciente acuerdo entre todos los 193 estados miembro de la ONU sobre los 17 objetivos de desarrollo sostenible (denominado igualmente “Objetivos globales”) evidencia un compromiso político difundido para tratar algunos de los asuntos más espinosos del mundo. Read More
The Sustainable Organization: Communicating Your Legacy
by Bhumi Jariwala, Assistant Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | March 2, 2016 |
How will your organization communicate its sustainable development legacy? Read More
A Vision for Integrated Thinking and the Role of Finance Professionals
by Stathis Gould, Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting, IFAC | February 1, 2016 |
Integrated reporting continues to gain global momentum and help change the way businesses think about creating value over time—but it is integrated thinking that will ultimately change corporate behavior and lead to more resilient organizations and greater trust in business and government. Read More
- Prince Charles Proposes Meaningful Measures to Capture Non-Financial Value
July 19, 2016 - The Accountant
- Brexit Will Force EU Countries 'To Make Deeper, Costlier Carbon Cuts'
July 18, 2016 - Guardian
- The Fastest-Growing Cause for Shareholders Is Sustainability
July 13, 2016 - Harvard Business Review
- The Value(s) of Sustainable Investing
July 8, 2016 - Morning Star
- 2015 Handbook of International Quality Control, Auditing, Review, Other Assurance, and Related Services Pronouncements
December 4, 2015 - International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
- Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
August 14, 2013 - IFAC
- Principles for Effective Business Reporting Processes
January 17, 2013 - IFAC
- GRI Reporting Framework (G4)
January 1, 2013 - Global Reporting Initiative