E&Y bolster green accounting division
Accounting firm recruits green arm
Ernst & Young is hoping to take advantage of a surge in sustainability
accounting, recruiting 300 advisers to a new division,
The Big Four firm has also brought about 100 staff from its consulting,
audit, tax and corporate finance divisions to form the new division, which will
take advantage of the perceived accounting growth area.
The large accounting firms are each predicting dramatic growth in green
accounting. In February, KPMG announced the appointment of Yvo de Boer, former
head of the UN’s climate change body.