Green

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Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural capital” risks

New report confirms growing numbers of businesses accept seriousness of natural capital risks, but reporting on environmental impacts remains patchy

09 Nov 2012

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IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal

IFAC and IIRC sign a memorandum of understanding to increase cooperation and coordination on integrating environmental data into financial reports

18 Oct 2012

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PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

Consultancy giant to work with clients to try to tackle rising emissions from business trips, Accountancy Age's sister publication BusinessGreen.com reports

16 Oct 2012

Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment

Developers call for tax breaks for investments in smaller clean energy projects as way of bridging funding gap

16 Oct 2012

Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"

HM Treasury publishes highly anticipated definition of which taxes are considered green following confusion from industry

31 Jul 2012

Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax

Treasury accused of removing levies from official definition of environmental tax in order to show proportion of revenue from green taxes will rise

19 Jul 2012

IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

International Integrated Reporting Council releases timeframe for publication of integrated reporting framework

12 Jul 2012

Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue streams

With the government's drive to force large companies to report emissions, practices could do well to invest in green advisory services, explains Gary Davies

04 Jul 2012

CBI: Green reports could duplicate workload

Businesses and accountants could see workload duplicated, and may be unprepared for assurance on reports

21 Jun 2012

Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

Nick Clegg confirms companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report on their carbon emissions from next year

20 Jun 2012

IAASB publishes landmark green assurance standard

A new global standard to assure greenhouse gas statements is published by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

07 Jun 2012

PwC: Utilities struggling to cope with 80% rise in energy demand

Survey of energy industry executives reveals growing concerns over blackout risks

24 Apr 2012

Businesses hit by environmental budget

Chancellor George Osborne announces changes to levies and incentives to encourage greener behaviour from businesses

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Carbon tax could be introduced

Carbon Reduction Committment is "burecratic" and could be replaced with an alternatibe tax

21 Mar 2012

Big Four rank high up on corporate responsibility index

Big Four firms pick up gongs in the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index awards

20 Mar 2012

Technology promises to make green reports easier to navigate

New XBRL tagging system to help investors and stakeholders better track firms' environmental performance

15 Mar 2012

KPMG sponsored Energy report branded 'shoddy nonsense'

AF Consult launches heavily criticised report on the costs of UK green energy targets, after sponsor KPMG walked away from findings

05 Mar 2012

Calculating the true price of carbon reporting

Exxon Mobil’s £2.7m fine for misreporting carbon is just the tip of the iceberg if companies don’t take carbon reporting seriously warns Peter Grant

01 Mar 2012

China climate change expert joins PwC sustainability team

Allan Zhang joins the Big Four firm's climate change and sustainability team in the UK

23 Feb 2012

KPMG: Hidden environmental costs equal 41% of earnings

New report urges businesses to protect themselves from 10 environmental and economic 'megaforces' that could prevent growth

17 Feb 2012

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

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