Sustainability & SDGs

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

One Young CA 2020, Amjad Hassan CA, on his standout moments from the One Young World Summit

When Amjad Hassan CA was named One Young CA in 2020, it put a spring in his step that’s still there two years later. Fresh from the annual One Young World gathering, he talks to Ryan Herman about Gen Z and rearranging the letters in ESG.
December 7, 2022

Net Zero Accountancy Protocol

Net Zero Now, in collaboration with ICAEW, Sage (UK) Ltd, ACCA, AAT and the Good Business Charter, developed the Net Zero Accountancy Protocol, an accountancy-specific standard for reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions that has been peer reviewed by a broad base of stakeholders representing both the accountancy sector and sustainability and climate experts, and is aligned with international climate science.
December 6, 2022

COP27 – The Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan – ‘A down-payment on climate justice’

December 5, 2022

Co-founder of Rooser, Joel Watt CA, on the companies’ aim to eliminate waste from the international fishing industry

Fed up with the waste in an industry where one fish out of three is discarded uneaten, Joel Watt CA founded a tech platform where buyers and sellers could find each other more easily. He tells Ryan Herman how he conquered his fears to overhaul the trade and build a business with no ego.
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

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

Modern Slavery

It is estimated there are more than 40 million people in the world living in conditions of slavery or working under forced or compulsory conditions. In the UK, thousands of cases are reported each year, and authorities estimate there are well over 100,000 victims living in the country.
September 29, 2022

IFAC calls on global business leadership to drive trust and sustainable value creation by championing an “integrated mindset”

Functional and information silos within organizations are barriers to delivering high-quality sustainability-related information, which is necessary for decision making and trustworthy corporate reporting.
September 29, 2022

Evolution of Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Reporting A Comprehensive Analysis with Special Reference to India and Bangladesh

Corporate environmental reporting is a significant way in providing the actual scenario of the organizations’ environmental performance with the purpose of acknowledging their impact on natural system. It is also necessary for taking any controlling measure or developing corporate and national policy for reducing or avoiding environmental cost and hazards in achieving sustainable development.