Preparing Future-Ready Professionals

Accounting for Sustainability. From Sustainability to Business Resilience

Jul 29, 2015 | Guidance & Support Tools
ISBN 978-1-60815-241-4

This briefing supports accountants in developing a greater awareness of how they can help their organizations address issues of sustainability and more fully incorporate these issues into business strategy. Accounting for Sustainability. From Sustainability to Business Resilience clarifies the important role accountants can, and must, play in embracing sustainability to ensure that the organizations they serve are resilient by linking sustainability to a broader business agenda and strategy.

In addition to highlighting the key elements of developing a sustainable strategy, and how professional accountants can help address opportunities and challenges, the briefing includes references to some of the many resources and tools available to professional accountants to help develop their knowledge and skillset. All listed references are available on the Global Knowledge Gateway (under Sustainability in the subtopic “business resilience”).


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