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“Accounting…and…accountability” – these are clearly linked terms with common meaning that emerged along with the modern capitalist system, deriving from Middle European languages and cultures.  “Accounting,” (says Webster’s New Collegiate) is derived from the medieval, “to tell…” -- as today’s accounting systems are designed to “accurately tell the story” of an organization’s financial condition. 

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May 24, 2022 EU Outlines Sustainable Recovery Plan Amid Increased Uncertainty

Source: MarketWatch

The European Commission said Monday that policies to mitigate the impact of higher energy prices and support those fleeing Russia's military aggression against Ukraine will contribute to an expansionary fiscal stance in the...

May 24, 2022 Sustainable luxury: Can quality be kind to the planet? - The Agenda

Source: CGTN

One of the biggest shifts in the world of luxury is the birth of a more planet-friendly customer. Sustainability and ethical business habits are high on their luxury agenda…

May 24, 2022 This Biglaw Firm Is The First To Offer Billable Hours For 'Sustainability' Work

Source: Above the Law

Lawyers, do you remember when you wanted to save the world? One Biglaw firm hopes that you still do — and they’re going to let you bill for it.

Research & Insights

May 3, 2022 The Environmental Price Of Clean Energy Is Still Too High: Report

Source: Jalopnik

In the face of that devastating IPCC report delivered in February, you might be considering taking some bare-minimum actions like buying an EV. This excellent deep dive published by Ars Technica Monday into what it really costs...

May 2, 2022 Shopify May Have the Remedy For A Major ESG Headache

Source: The Street

Nearly 60% of about 1,500 executives surveyed globally said that their company is guilty of greenwashing.

April 25, 2022 Gen Z Driving A More Sustainable Future With eBay Selling Pre-Owned Goods

Source: Forbes

The report highlights that Gen Z is driving real change in terms of using recommerce (selling and buying pre-owned goods) as a means of positively contributing to sustainability efforts. Approximately 34% of buyers survey...

Commentary & Opinion

May 24, 2022 A Harvard economist says the economy looks bad right now, but a recession isn’t a sure thing. It all depends on these 2 factors

Source: Fortune

Things look bad right now, but one economist is refusing to get drawn into worst-case scenario fears—and says that two major factors indicate a recession is far from certain.

May 9, 2022 A feeling of economic doom is going around. And there isn’t much we can do other than sit back and watch

Source: CNN Politics

There are plenty of reasons for that feeling of economic doom that’s going around: Worst start for the stock market in 80-plus years; Highest inflation in 40-plus years. Largest single interest rate hike in 20-plus years. Dimmest...

May 9, 2022 Grid operators warn of electricity shortage amid switch to renewables: Report

Source: Fox News

"I am concerned about it," MISO Chief Executive John Bear told the Wall Street Journal in a report Sunday. "As we move forward, we need to know that when you put a solar panel or a wind turbine up, it’s not the same as a thermal...




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