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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.
News & Updates
Increased focus on sustainability and environmental stewardship is changing the legal and regulatory landscape affecting the fashion and textiles industry, providing new challenges for textile and garment manufacturers,...
June 11, 2021 Deploying Sustainable Aviation Fuels at Scale in India: A Clean Skies for Tomorrow PublicationSource: World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow (CST) initiative has brought together an Indian community of private and public institutions with a shared vision of scaling production and use of sustainable aviation fuel...
German sportswear firm Adidas (ADSGn.DE), which is seeking to increase the proportion of sustainable materials it uses in its products, is investing in Finland’s Spinnova, a company that makes textile fibre out of wood or...
Research & Insights
May 26, 2021 Stifel Survey Highlights Growing Importance of Sustainability for Lifestyle Brand ConsumersSource: Global NewsWire
A new Stifel survey indicates that consumers believe it’s important for companies to act sustainably and most are willing to pay a premium for brands that demonstrate ethical business practices, environmental care, and social...
May 21, 2021 75% of U.S. Energy Leaders Believe Public Sustainability Declarations Don’t Match Private Boardroom ConversationsSource: Yahoo Finance
U.S. energy leaders believe companies are not taking the steps necessary to back up sustainability initiatives and cite transformative technology as a key accelerator to help meet urgent carbon net-zero goals, according to a new...
Source: Energy Global
SolarPower Europe released the Solar Sustainability Best Practices Benchmark, produced collaboratively by many solar industry experts active in SolarPower Europe’s Sustainability Workstream.
Commentary & Opinion
Financing a sustainable global ocean economy may require a Paris Agreement-type effort, according to a new report from an international team of researchers led by the University of British Columbia.
June 1, 2021 How long will rising inflation last? We polled 30 market strategists, and here’s what they saidSource: CNBC
CNBC International conducted a survey of 30 high-profile market strategists to get their take on inflation, a key factor that the U.S. Federal Reserve will gauge to assess whether it should keep easy money flowing into markets.
May 19, 2021 The black box economySource: VOX
The pandemic economy has been strange and unpredictable from the get-go. Throughout the past 14 months, the twists and turns have been surprising:
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