Accountants can embed lasting change in corporate culture by helping businesses to assess and communicate their non-financial information (NFI) and make the right decisions to ensure a more sustainable economy.
Good business decisions start with reliable information. Qualified accountants provide this information to decision makers in both the public and private sectors, bringing trust, integrity and transparency by measuring, disclosing and certifying corporate information. We can only move toward a sustainable economy if the corporate impact on society and the environment is reliably assessed – without that, the right strategies cannot be developed.
The environment has been an afterthought for most companies, far behind delivering results to shareholders. Markets have ignored environmental and social costs in pursuit of profi
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