Sustainability / Insight

February 5, 2020
Sandton

Finance & Business2030 to launch in South Africa

Finance & Business2030, an initiative that brings together finance professionals and business leaders to work towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, will launch in Johannesburg this week.
February 5, 2020

Finance & Business2030 to launch in South Africa

Finance & Business2030, an initiative that brings together finance professionals and business leaders to work towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, will launch in Johannesburg this week.
January 30, 2020
Davos

Reflections from Davos

The World Economic Forum always proves to be an annual highlight for anyone privileged enough to attend. At no other event do you find a gathering of such senior figures from business, politics, media and even the arts – all willing to exchange ideas and views in such a concentrated period of time.
January 16, 2020

A cohesive and sustainable world

Last year’s manifesto identified the evolving Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as a time of fundamental transformation and called for a redesign of the processes and institutions which have until now served us well, maintained peace and delivered progress.
January 16, 2020

A cohesive and sustainable world

Last year’s manifesto identified the evolving Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as a time of fundamental transformation and called for a redesign of the processes and institutions which have until now served us well, maintained peace and delivered progress.
July 23, 2019

WWF launches Our Planet: Our Business as the Netflix series inspires businesses to tackle urgent environmental challenges

A new short film launching today entitled Our Planet: Our Business by conservation and environmental organisation WWF is challenging business leaders to fully recognise the critical link between nature and business prosperity and the critical role the private sector must play in tackling these threats.
July 3, 2019
sustainable energy

Innovative technologies like blockchain can unlock sustainable development goals

Innovative technologies like blockchain can bring transparency and traceability to ensure progress towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and chartered accountancy and finance professionals have a key role to play in analysing and interpreting the data new technology brings. This was the key finding from young professionals at Finance&Business2030. […]
July 3, 2019
sustainable development in business

Chartered Accountants call on finance sector to lead by example in promoting sustainability and diversity

Chartered Accountants are encouraging finance companies to share their knowledge widely, and promote diversity, as ways to work towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Following the launch of Finance & Business2030, Chartered Accountants Worldwide polled over 120 delegates from the public, private and third sectors for their reactions.
June 4, 2019

A fair trade model for the B2B sector: how finance can apply innovation to tackle UN SDGs

Applying fair trade concepts more widely across industry, promoting cooperatives, and sharing financial expertise with grassroots organisations are all ways in which the finance community can help towards meeting the 2030 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).
April 10, 2018

Firms not engaged with SDGs, says PwC

As many as two in five businesses are failing to meaningfully engage with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to new research from PwC