Natural capital and the accountancy profession

The increasing importance of natural capital to businesses and investors is having a direct impact on the accountancy profession. Finance professionals already have a leading role to play in improving performance in relation to natural capital, and this report examines the areas where accountants can do more.

Report overview

Growing interest among businesses, investors, governments and wider society in the concept of natural capital is driving a wide range initiatives aimed at developing tools and frameworks accounting for and reporting on natural capital.

This report sets out the key roles and spheres of influence of the different subgroups with the accountancy profession and outlines next steps to further embed natural capital considerations within the accountancy profession and business at large.

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