Sustainability: Now it’s easier to be green

Source: Financial Times, 8 January 2008

For years, accountants have dabbled at the edges of sustainability. Their response to climate change and the growing effect it has on corporate performance has been, in the words of one prominent accountant, “a bit like a rabbit caught in >>> read more

Corporate Responsibility reporting reaches all time high

Source: Deloitte, 19 December 2007

The number of FTSE 100 companies issuing corporate responsibility (CR) reports has reached a record high, according to research from business advisory firm Deloitte. 80 of the UK’s top 100 companies now report on corporate responsibility in their Annual Report >>> read more

BT wins ACCA’s UK environmental reporting award

Source: ACCA, 17 December 2007

BT has won the top accolade at ACCA’s (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) annual UK Awards for Sustainability Reporting today. ACCA also commended seven other organisations for their reports on the environmental, social and wider economic impacts of their activities >>> read more

Sustainability report seeks the facts

Source: Financial Times, 13 December 2007

Not so long ago “green” issues were commonly associated with fuzzy public relations gestures rather than cold, hard numbers. But as companies increasingly accept the need to tackle climate change, the focus has shifted to technical measurements. Enter the accountants, >>> read more