Explore ACCA's latest insights on sustainability, including green finance skills, sustainability assurance, and accounting for society's values
- Integrative thinking: the guide to becoming a value-adding CFO
- Sustainability assurance: rising to the challenge
Accounting for society’s values
A sustainable organisation is one that embraces the three components of economic, environmental and social action to deliver a long-term future. Whilst the conversation around social issues may pre-date that of environmental it feels to many that the social component is less well defined and inherently complex. Accountancy and finance professionals are increasingly being required to interact with this component.
Chief value officer - the important evolution of the CFO
This joint report by ACCA and BDO reinforces that the chief financial officer (CFO) role is fundamental to organisations and their stakeholders. The role continues to evolve and reshape as the emphasis of organisations changes. The role of a chief value officer (CVO) is one that is increasingly used in the context of the broader reporting that organisations are now undertaking. Is the CVO role an extension of the CFO role or is it unique? What constitutes value anyway?
Green budgeting: a toolkit for public sector finance professionals
This report shows how action to address the climate challenge requires change across the whole public sector and must be central to every public sector organisation’s decision-making processes.
- SME toolkit: creating a sustainable world
Professional accountants at the heart of sustainable organisations
This report explores the future of the accountancy profession, examining the drivers of change shaping sustainable business as we look ahead, and the next decade of work for finance professionals, as well as the skills that are most prized.
- Green finance skills: the guide
- Professional accountants changing business for the planet: a guide to natural capital management