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Mapping the sustainability reporting landscape 

12 May 2016

This report analyses the current state of play and proposes terminology, tools and approaches for charting routes through the landscape

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The European Commission’s multi-stakeholder forum on corporate social responsibility - 17 February 2015

This article reports on the CSR forum hosted at the European Commission on 3-4 February 2015.

Sustainability and business: the next ten years - 10 December 2014

Find out more about young finance professionals’ views on sustainability issues from the ACCA survey conducted on behalf of the of The Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Project.

Accounting for children: implementing child rights for better business - 26 November 2014

This report introduces the concept of children’s rights as a business issue of concern to finance directors and accounting teams.

Who accounts for social mobility? Is enough being done? - 20 October 2014

This report reviews the findings from a recent ACCA survey, which aimed to establish social mobility trends among our students and members.

Natural capital comes of age - 30 September 2014

As pressure grows on our resources, companies must learn how to manage, measure, report and disclose on natural capital.

Maintaining momentum - 30 September 2014

While South Africa has blazed a trail on integrated reporting, there is still much work to be done.

Taking stock of sustainability - 30 September 2014

Africa’s stock exchanges have a vital role to play in helping listed companies get to grips with reporting on environmental, social and governance issues.

Taking water into account - 30 September 2014

Water security must get on the board’s agenda – with accountants playing a critical role as ‘awareness experts’, say Roger Burritt and Katherine Christ.

Sustainability resources

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Feature articles

We write a number of feature articles with sustainability themes, which are reproduced here.

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Global forum

The ACCA Global Forum for Sustainability monitors international trends and developments in sustainability and leads ACCA’s contribution to policy development in this area.

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Sustainability and the ACCA qualification

Ethics, social, and environmental issues are at the heart of the ACCA qualification. As well as understanding the need to support practising accountants, ACCA also recognises that the inclusion of sustainability and environmental issues throughout the ACCA qualification is of vital importance for future generations of finance professionals.