Getting Started

April 17, 2023

What is Greenwashing

Greenwashing is on the rise as an increasing number of stakeholders – from investors and board members to consumers, staff and regulators – demand that companies take positive climate and environmental action. What is greenwashing? Greenwashing is where companies make misleading or unsubstantiated claims about products or activities in order […]
April 4, 2023

CAW Sustainability Pledge

Chartered Accountants Worldwide has partnered with Resilience First to become a recognised leading player in contributing to a better, safer world, through partnership of the UNFCCC’s Race to Resilience Campaign.
September 30, 2022


Chartered Accountants Ireland have created this glossary, designed to help accountants decode the many terms and acronyms encountered when researching sustainability.
September 29, 2022

Learning Hub

Enrol in the climate-related financial disclosure online courses to build your knowledge and enhance your disclosures of climate-related information. These free online courses are suitable for anyone interested in learning more about climate-related disclosure and the TCFD, and are designed to help you fill the knowledge gap and enhance your disclosures of climate-related information.
September 29, 2022

Knowledge Hub

Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) was established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2004. Our aim is to transform finance to make sustainable business, business as usual. "To help ensure that we are not battling to meet 21st century challenges with, at best, 20th century decision making and reporting systems” HRH The Prince of Wales.
September 29, 2022

Understanding the alphabet soup of sustainability terminology

As accountants we are accustomed to the use of acronyms such as IFRS, FRS, LBTT and most of us are probably familiar with many of them.
September 29, 2022

LDC Graduation of Bangladesh

The United Nations held the first conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC) in 1981 to highlight LDCs special economic needs and to generate international attention for socio-economic development of the LDCs.
September 29, 2022

Business Transformation

As part of the process for developing a climate plan the board needs to consider whether the organisation currently has the structures, systems and culture needed to deliver it.
August 18, 2022

Sustainability – ICAS

We’re ICAS, a global professional body for Chartered Accountants, also known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Our 23,000 Members and 3,700 CA Students form a leading business community that spans industries and time zones and is packed with local heroes and corporate leaders.
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.