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ICAEW Climate Essay Competition

Author: ICAEW

Published: 19 May 2023

Aimed at students and recently qualified members, ICAEW held the first annual climate essay competition asking entrants to submit a 5,000-word essay, video, podcast, or other media format, answering the question, ‘The Great Transition: what do we need to do and what role does the accountancy profession have?’

2023 Winner

Raenor Phelps and Sarika Sharma, both recently qualified, submitted the winning entry, providing their unique and personal perspective on how we can transition to a net zero world and the role accountants play in this. The views expressed are those of individuals and do not represent their employers.

2023 Highly Commended

After narrowing down our list of finalists, the judges felt that each entry was deserving of recognition and therefore each of the finalists were awarded a highly commended achievement. You can view each of their entries below: