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Eight Earth-saving Innovations that will make the Planet More Sustainable

By Steve Brearton World changing. The phrase describes both the dramatic — and often threatening — changes to life on our planet as well as the arrival of potent new scientific and technological shifts. For better or worse, human impact on our environment has never been greater. Fortunately, our collective ability to respond to these… Read More Eight Earth-saving Innovations that will make the Planet More Sustainable

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How Accountants Can Help Fight Climate Change

The role of the accountancy profession is increasingly moving beyond traditional arenas of accounting, tax and finance services. Accountants are in a prime position to help clients identify potential problem areas and recommend opportunities to improve profitability and reduce costs. In light of the relentless rise of energy prices, the profession is playing an increasingly… Read More How Accountants Can Help Fight Climate Change

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Investors and Integrated Reporting in South Africa

By David Couldridge Growing global sustainability risks and the expectations of fund beneficiaries require the investment industry to take action, writes David Couldridge. In 2009 Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), said: We have to restore the conditions for growth driven by innovation, trade and investment … Notwithstanding the… Read More Investors and Integrated Reporting in South Africa

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Sustainability Developments in Hong Kong

By Jemelyn Tadao The growing importance of environmental, social and governance performance is causing a stir among Hong Kong-listed companies. Jemelyn Yadao finds out about the challenges facing accountants as they play a more prominent role in sustainability reporting. The world is growing rapidly. According to estimates, the global population will rise from 7 billion… Read More Sustainability Developments in Hong Kong

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Cold Feet on Climate Change

By Daniel Schwanen As governments all over the world struggle to find viable carbon reduction policies, business leaders can seek solutions that make sense both for the environment and the economy. One of the biggest uncertainties hanging over the global economy concerns what governments might or might not do to address climate change. While governments… Read More Cold Feet on Climate Change

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A Closer Look at Charlie Bredo, Canadian Chartered Accountant

By Rosalind Stefanac Founder: Bow Valley Power Company profile: Bow Valley Power is an electricity retailer providing traditional and green energy to residential and business customers throughout Alberta. Established in 2010 and based in Canmore, Alta., the operation supplies power to customers in more than 120 communities in the province. Its largest client to date… Read More A Closer Look at Charlie Bredo, Canadian Chartered Accountant