SMEs

December 14, 2022

Insights from the Change for Sustainability Event

Sustainability should be at the forefront of everyone’s agenda, and yet, for many businesses, both large and small, it’s not! Too many industries are not making changes to improve sustainability at a rapid enough pace. Recent climate events – from heatwaves, floods and wildfires that are occurring regularly and globally are an indicator that man-made climate change is very much happening now.
December 7, 2022

Accountants: Partners For SMEs’ Growth

Accountants today have an increasingly pivotal role in businesses’ strategic planning and decision making. As accounting technologies become more sophisticated and yield greater analytical insights, the industry is well placed to proactively support business performance.
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 29, 2022

Sustainability Information for Small Businesses: The Opportunity for Practitioners

This report examines the importance of readily available, relevant, and reliable sustainability information for achieving better-informed decisions, enhanced strategic and risk management, and more thorough and valuable reporting to external stakeholders.
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 9, 2022

Audencia and Nepsen: Bringing multi-capital accounting to SMEs

The Integrated Multi-Capital Performance Research Centre at Audencia, a French business school, developed the methodology for the LIFTS Accounting Model. ‘LIFTS’ stands for ‘Limits and Foundations Towards Sustainability’. The model has been tested and refined in a partnership between the Audencia research centre and Nepsen, an engineering and consultancy SME that specialises in the ecological transition.