Climate Change

October 5, 2021
Accounting for climate change

Accounting for Climate Change: How Chartered Accountants Worldwide members are raising awareness of climate change

In the third of our four part series of articles, we highlight what practical steps Chartered Accountants Worldwide member institutes are taking to tackle the burning issue of climate change and sustainability.
September 1, 2021
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Accounting for Climate Change: How our members engage with governments & regulators on climate action

Tackling the climate crisis is a joint effort, which is why Chartered Accountants Worldwide member institutes are working closely with governments and regulators in their respective countries to help the push towards achieving sustainability goals.
July 26, 2021

Accounting for climate change: our members respond

One of the most urgent issues of our time, the climate crisis is spurring a response among businesses everywhere – and Chartered Accountants Worldwide member institutes are contributing to the global effort. We surveyed our member institutes to find out what practical steps they are taking to tackle climate change and sustainability. This is the first of a five-part series of articles where we outline our members’ responses.
July 5, 2021

Key Insights from ‘Building Resilience’: Sustainability & Innovation

Leaders within Nigeria and beyond featured in the third #FinBiz2030 Building Resilience online series of 2021. Over 1,600 finance and business professionals from around the world joined the live webinar which sought to address the local and global perspectives on the shared challenges we all face to build a better future.
July 1, 2021
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ICAEW helps shape Charter for Climate Action for professional bodies

ICAEW is among eight professional institutions that have shaped a new Charter for Climate Action, a commitment to support members in prioritising the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
June 29, 2021

One year since the launch of the first Green Finance Education Charter

June 2021 marks the first anniversary of the launch of the Green Finance Education Charter. The first of its kind, the Charter commits its twelve signatories to integrate green and sustainable finance principles into their education and training programmes.
June 29, 2021

Why net zero is fundamentally an accounting concept

This article looks at how the term net zero can be applied to the accounting concept of double entry.
June 11, 2021

Accounting for nature: time to think about a new type of capital

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta talked to ICAEW about his landmark review on the economics of biodiversity, his hopes for the future, and what it means for members.
June 8, 2021

‘We’re all asset managers now’ – why the finance sector must get serious about nature

The Dasgupta Review on biodiversity is unprecedented in its scope and approach. Philippa Kelly spoke with Thomas Viegas, economic advisor to the Review about the implications for the finance sector.
June 3, 2021

Chartered accountants’ key leadership role in achieving net zero goals – Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

Later this year, the UK hosts COP26 in November and also the G7. It hopes to use that opportunity to demonstrate climate leadership and, at the same time, to show that businesses and investors share the same ambition, to reduce the levels of greenhouse gas emissions.