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Resources for members

Climate change is a top priority for ICAEW. To keep members abreast of developments in this area, resources from ICAEW are listed here.

Our Insights section also frequently covers climate change topics. We have gathered together all Insights coverage on this page.


Inspiring confidence

ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.

Alternatives to plastic

Plastic pollution is rising to the top of the global agenda, but what’s the alternative? Alison Coleman explores how companies are adapting to survive.

Alternatives to plastic - part 2

Alison Coleman speaks to a range of companies about how they are combatting the plastic problem while still turning a profit.


Towards a smarter, more flexible energy system for GB

We speak to Smart Energy GB and learn about the benefits of smart meters for small business. 8 December 2020

Climate Change and the role of business and accountants

Climate change, or the climate emergency is an issue that is defining our time. If 2019 was the year for climate activism, 2020 will be the year for climate action. Are you professionally ready to mitigate the risk and maximise the opportunity of climate change? This webinar examines some of the key questions around climate change and its effects on business. 29 April 2020

Is Climate on Board?

In this 40-minute webinar you will gain an increased understanding of how climate change is an issue for boards and what to do about it. Aimed at Board Chairs, Committee Chairs and Non-Executive Directors this webinar focusses on how they can increase their knowledge of the implications of climate change for UK business. Listen to Julie Baddeley, Chair Steering Group, Chapter Zero in conversation with Andrew Ratcliffe, Past President and Chair of ICAEW’s Sustainability Committee. 11 November 2019

Decarbonising the Public Sector

Listen to Paul Pritchard, Independent Sustainability Adviser, Iken Associates; Mardi McBrien, Managing Director, Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and Richard Spencer, ICAEW’s Head of Sustainability discuss the role of the profession in decarbonising the Public Sector. 03 September 2019

Climate change: new global recommendations for corporate reporting 

Listen to Russell Picot, Special Advisor to the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) providing an overview of the report recommendations and implementation guidance. 23 January 2017