Accountability-Central.com
Register here.  Forgot your password?  Remember me
HomeAbout The SiteSubscribe to Sustainability Highlights NewsletterVoices: Featured Commentators and Bloggers  Special Sections
Search

Categories:

Featured Content


Slide10

 



Click Here to Subscribe to our RSS Feed
 



Stories Below come from our Media Partner 3BL Media - Click their logo or any of the stories for more information


Get Accountability, Accounting News, Disclosure, Financial Reporting Articles, News, Journal, Research updates - Accountability Central

“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. 

Click here to continue reading the full introduction

News & Updates

December 3, 2021 Californian firm touts ‘mushroom leather’ as sustainability gamechanger

Source: The Guardian

Vegan alternatives to leather could save more than just animals. The scientists behind fashion’s new latest must-have – the “mushroom leather” handbag – believe that mycelium, a material grown from fungi which can be engineered...

December 3, 2021 Phillips 66 to Make Sustainable Aviation Fuel in UK For British Airways

Source: MarketWatch

British Airways said Thursday it will become the first airline in the world to use sustainable aviation fuel produced in the U.K., following an agreement with Phillips 66 Ltd.

December 3, 2021 EXCLUSIVE Softbank led funding round for sustainability start-up Clarity AI

Source: Reuters

Softbank Group Corp's (9984.T) Vision Fund 2 has led the latest funding round for sustainability data technology platform Clarity AI, alongside existing investors including BlackRock (BLK.N), valuing the start-up at $450 million,...

Research & Insights

November 22, 2021 The unexpected surge in inflation, in charts

Source: FT

High and rising inflation is fast becoming a global trend as the combination of surging energy costs, strong demand and supply chain disruptions continue to push up prices by more than economists expected only a few months ago.

November 12, 2021 Survey: Majority of CFOs prioritizing ESG investment

Source: Business Wire

According to a new survey by Grant Thornton LLP, 57% of chief financial officers (CFOs) have made it a priority to invest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts since the start of 2020, with 23% saying that ESG...

October 20, 2021 Drinking Our Way to Sustainability – One Cup of Coffee at a Time

Source: Sci Tech Daily

Thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $979,720, Timothy Randhir, UMass, Amherst professor of environmental conservation, and David King, of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, will embark upon a...

Commentary & Opinion

November 23, 2021 Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Says Aiming for Sustainability Isn’t Good Enough—The Goal Is Much Higher

Source: Harvard Business Review

How can a company profit from solving the world’s problems, not from creating them? Is the world better off because your business is in it, or not? These are some of the fundamental questions that Paul Polman, former CEO of...

November 2, 2021 US holds back on support for global sustainability standards

Source: FT

Sustainable investment — these days, everyone in financial markets talks about it. But not all agree on what it means. Plenty of sustainability consultants stand ready to offer their services, yet investors and companies need...

November 2, 2021 Opinion: Why this ‘perfect storm’ for inflation will push Americans back to work and cool speculative markets

Source: MarketWatch

Investors now are experiencing a perfect storm of inflation in the U.S. Perfect storms are generated from seemingly small factors. Each on its own may not be particularly significant, but the combined result is an event that...




HOME | ABOUT THE SITE | SUBSCRIBE TO SUSTAINABILITY HIGHLIGHTS NEWSLETTER | VOICES: FEATURED COMMENTATORS AND BLOGGERS  | SPECIAL SECTIONS

Published by Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Design & Contents Copyright © 2005 -
By G&A Institute unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
Accountability-Central is a service mark of G&A Institute, Inc.
New York, New York, USA

Email info@ga-institute.com | Web www.ga-institute.com