The Institute for Fiscal Studies says that there may be spending cuts in some areas of the Spending Review and Autumn Budget.
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Chartered accountant Heather Taylor took an incremental approach to sustainability, blazing a trail for other organisations to follow.
As ICAEW’s Climate Summit gets underway, engagement with international members points to increasing measures by businesses around the world to tackle carbon emissions, with a focus on the opportunities as well as the risks associated with the transition to net zero.
The UK government aims to lead on mandating climate-related financial disclosures and adopting international sustainability reporting standards but acknowledges requirements must not be excessively costly or onerous for business, says Lord Callanan.
Alison Ring, Director for Public Sector at ICAEW, has written to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury ahead of Spending Review 2021 expressing ICAEW’s view that it should be centred on the three key themes of stable funding, fiscal resilience and financial capability.
Companies looking to control their costs and embrace a circular economy business model would do well to follow the example of sugar producer AB Sugar, which has transformed its business by turning waste products from its manufacturing process into a significant revenue stream.
Thirteen professional accountancy bodies from around the world including ICAEW, AAT, ACCA, ICAS and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants have joined forces to fight climate change.
Embedding sustainability into a business – even in a fledgling way – is, of course, to be celebrated. But that is no longer enough.
The oceans capture carbon, regulate temperatures, and protect from severe weather events. They are also our heroes in helping us achieve the sustainable development goals so let’s applaud them.
How to collaborate across departments has long been a conundrum for large organisations. But when that organisation is central government, there is a huge price to pay for failing to be coordinated across departments.