Climate Change

March 8, 2023

Our Journey: The Accounting Bodies’ Road to Net Zero

A4S Accounting Bodies Network has collated a short overview of the steps they have taken towards net zero - alongside others in the A4S Accounting Bodies Network – to bring to life what they have been doing.
September 29, 2022

Climate – What’s the role of the accountancy profession?

Climate change is a crucial issue for the accounting profession. Time is running out to take action, and ICAEW and its global community of members are driving the change to protect the environment for future generations. Are you professionally ready to mitigate the risk and maximise the opportunity of climate change? Find inspiration, information and practical resources to support the goals set out in the Paris Agreement and in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
September 29, 2022

Paris-aligned accounts

The Paris Agreement aims to achieve net zero emissions globally by 2050. Reaching these goals will require action from all. ICAEW explores how accountants in business and practice can align corporate reporting to the Paris Agreement objectives.
September 29, 2022

A Strong Business Voice is Critical for the Adoption of an Ambitious Global Agreement for Nature

Over half of the world’s  GDP, $44 trillion of economic value, is at moderate or severe risk due to nature loss. More than 1,000 businesses around the world are calling on governments to adopt policies now to reverse nature loss in this decade.
September 29, 2022

Climate for SME’s

Climate change is and will continue to affect businesses of all sizes. ICAEW is aiming to cut through the noise by providing tools and resources for small to medium sized businesses to build resilient business models. Here you will find guidance on where to start, how to mitigate the effects of climate change and adapt into the future. The stages outlined below will ask you simply: why, what, how and apply.
September 28, 2022

One Young World 2022 – A Look Back

August 10, 2022

How the circular economy is becoming key to corporate longevity

Climate change has become a driving force in the way companies operate, and consumers and stakeholders are largely behind the push, experts say. As they become more aware of their carbon footprint, people are adjusting their behaviour accordingly—and organizations are catching up.
August 10, 2022

Why the chief sustainability officer is becoming more common

This rapidly growing role spans every area of an organization, from corporate strategy to disclosure. As organizations work toward becoming net zero and meeting the requirements of the Paris Agreement, jobs that help foster corporate sustainability are becoming more common, especially in the financial sector.
August 10, 2022

On the radar: Key accounting themes from COP26

What CPAs should know about the conference’s discussions that covered net-zero economies, a carbon market deal and reforestation strategies. To truly realize how intertwined accounting, finance and climate action are, look no further than the 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26), which wrapped up in Glasgow, Scotland last month.
August 10, 2022

Carbon offsetting and the voluntary carbon market