SMEs

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 18, 2022

How SMEs can create a more sustainable world

A playbook for accountants in practice and finance teams in small and medium-sized organisations seeking to take sustainable action.
August 18, 2022

Sustainability for Small Businesses – A Guide

This guide is for leaders of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and accountants working in SMEs or in small to medium practices (SMPs). It describes sustainability risks, particularly climate risks, discusses opportunities for businesses which embed sustainability, shows businesses how they can be more sustainable, provides case studies and explains key terms.
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.