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Sustainability and climate articles

Read the latest articles from the ICAEW Sustainability and Climate Change Community.

A guide to your Net Zero Journey


Net Zero is a state of balance between the greenhouse gases produced in the atmosphere and the amount removed from it and as there is an increasing need to combat climate change throughout the world, the journey to net zero becomes ever more important. The UK Government has set out its own net zero reduction strategy and aims to achieve net zero by 2050 with an interim emissions reduction target of 45% by 2030.

First global framework on nature is released


On 15 March, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) released the first beta version of their framework, building on the recommendations developed by the TCFD.

Climate Risk & Adaptation Reporting Questionnaire


In 2022, Resilience First are collaborating with the Global Covenant of Mayors, The Resilience Shift and Arup to develop a climate risk and adaptation reporting framework that will be effective both for businesses and the government administrations where businesses are located. This is an opportunity for you to help shape the outputs of this work and ensure a product that meets your needs. The questionnaire (taking ~10 minutes to complete) will be live for 4 weeks, closing on 7 February.

Account Fest 2030: video recordings


Video recordings from Account Fest 2030, a festival-style virtual event that brought together people from across the profession to visualise what the world will look like in 2030.

The circular economy: beyond lip service to sustainability


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.

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