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    • Canada and the green economy 

      Kuszewski, Judy; Crowther, Yasmin (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      Canada has a complex relationship with the global efforts to move to a green economy. Its policymakers and business leaders need to balance the country’s vast natural resources and the economic growth that they can foster, ...
    • The carbon we're not counting : accounting for Scope 3 carbon emissions 

      Knight, Alan; Jackson, Rachel (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2011-04-01) - Report
      This report highlights that businesses can’t evaluate the nature, extent and value of greenhouse gas emission-associated risks and opportunities until high-quality information is available. And this means an investment in ...
    • China and sustainability : risks and opportunities 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      This report summarises a briefing held on 14 March 2012 by ACCA and CSR Asia, the leading provider of information, training, research and consultancy services on sustainable business practices in Asia. The session reviewed ...
    • Disclosures on water 

      ACCA Australia and New Zealand; Net Balance Foundation; Sustainable Investment Research Institute (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2010-06-08) - Report
      Part of a series of research projects which analyses disclosures on areas of non-financial performance by Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) companies. This report examines the reporting quality of 32 companies from the ...
    • Ecological footprinting : accounting for our environmental impact 

      Drager, Henning (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2010-08-01) - Report
      ACCA held another of its 'Friday Forums' on 2 July 2010 on ecological footprinting. The key points raised at the event are summarised in this paper.
    • Environmental aspects of sustainability : SMEs and the role of the accountant 

      Spence, Laura J.; Agyemang, Gloria; Rinaldi, Leonardo (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-07-23) - Report
      This report describes the potential for further widening SMP advice provision to include the topic of environmental sustainability. Sustainability and CSR have been identified as emergent key issues for the accountancy ...
    • Getting it : expert perspectives on the corporate response to climate change 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; Global Reporting Initiative (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2009-12-25) - Report
      In advance of the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15), ACCA and GRI interviewed six expert commentators to gain their perspectives on the business response to the challenge of climate change. The results of those ...
    • The green economy : pushes and pulls on corporate China 

      Loh, Christine (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      While China’s rapid growth has provided great opportunity and prosperity to many, it has not come without costs. Environmental damage and social tensions are common throughout the country – problems that the Chinese ...
    • Is corporate Asia ready for the green economy? 

      Hewitt, Gordon (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-12) - Report
      This report explores the concept of a ‘green economy’, and its relevance in Asia. It explores the roles that policymakers, investors, corporates and accountants need to play to facilitate the transition to a green economy.
    • Is corporate China ready for the green economy? 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      This report summarises the ACCA and WWF roundtable held in Beijing on 29 June 2012, one of a series of events addressing sustainability issues relevant to the business community in Asia.
    • Is corporate Hong Kong ready for the green economy? 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      This report summarises the ACCA and WWF Hong Kong roundtable held in Hong Kong on 27 June 2012, one of a series of events addressing sustainability issues relevant to the business community in Asia.
    • Is corporate Indonesia ready for the green economy? 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      This report summarises the ACCA and WWF Indonesia roundtable held in Jakarta on 19 April 2012, one of a series of events addressing sustainability issues relevant to the business community in Asia.
    • Is corporate Singapore ready for the green economy? 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2012-10) - Report
      This report summarises the ACCA roundtable held in Singapore on 17 April 2012, one of a series of events addressing sustainability issues relevant to the business community in Asia.
    • Pension fund trustees and climate change 

      Solomon, Jill (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2009-06-06) - Report
      This study investigates pension fund trustees' attitudes towards their role and responsibilities in relation to climate change, to discover whether they are harnessing their power to effect change. The findings suggest a ...
    • Pension fund trustees and climate change : one year on 

      Solomon, Jill (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2009-01-01) - Working or discussion paper
      This discussion paper reports the findings of a small, follow up study to a project conducted circa one year earlier and published by ACCA as Pension fund trustees and climate change, research report 106. The follow-up ...
    • The value of biodiversity 

      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2011-06) - Report
      ACCA’s series of Friday Forums addresses sustainability issues relevant to the business community. On 1 April 2011 ACCA focused on the value of biodiversity to the ecosystems which global human communities, businesses and ...
    • Water : the next carbon? 

      McAllister, Vicky (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2009-03-01) - Working or discussion paper
      ACCA held the first in a series of ‘Friday Forums’ on Friday 13 March 2009 on water footprinting. The key points raised at the event are summarised in this discussion paper.