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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.

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Business and investors: providers and users of natural capital disclosure - 09 June 2014

Joint report by ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG calling for robust reporting and commitments to reduce impacts on natural capital.

Identifying natural capital risk and materiality - 15 January 2014

This joint paper from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG is a guide for businesses interested in understanding natural capital as a business risk and a material issue.

Carbon avoidance? Accounting for the emissions hidden in reserves - 01 October 2013

This joint report from ACCA and Carbon Tracker explores global reporting practices on fossil fuel reserves and the nature of any information gaps.

Improving natural capital reporting and finding the tools to help - 24 September 2013

This paper highlights some of the ways companies can report on their natural capital impacts and dependencies.

Paragraph 47: international perspectives one year on - 01 July 2013

This paper captures stakeholder and national perspectives on paragraph 47 (the reporting outcomes of Rio+20), based on a series of roundtables involving experts from various locations round the world.

What do investors expect from non-financial reporting? - 27 June 2013

In this paper, ACCA and Eurosif gather the views and opinions of the investment community on their use of ESG information and the proposed EU reporting regime.

Natural capital: what do accountants think? - 10 February 2013

This paper highlights and extends the key findings of an ACCA member survey, previously summarised in ‘Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?’.

Is natural capital a material issue? - 06 November 2012

Joint report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG evaluates the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector.

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Feature articles

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

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If you are looking to get in touch with a member of ACCA's sustainability team, find out who to speak to on our 'Sustainability contacts' page.

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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.