Book Review

Book Review: “Double entry” is a War Cry to Accountants

By Jaishree Singh In “Double Entry,” Jane Gleeson-White argues that the way humans currently measure and report business value is dangerous for human life and the planet. For instance, a cost-benefit analysis by the Ford Motor Company in 1977 found that the cost of adding a safety device to their Pinto…

The Comprehensive Business Case For Sustainability

The authors of the article which follows do not know me or the Sustainability Investment Leadership Conference nor the meeting we put on on May 6, 2016 but we appear to be closely aligned in our thinking. In fact, this writing articulates the essence of what we are all about…

Six Capitals, or Can Accountants Save the Planet?

Six Capitals, or Can Accountants Save the Planet? Rethinking Capitalism for the Twenty-First Century Reviewed by Stanley Goldstein   Editor’s Note: On May 5 and 6, 2016, the NYSSCPA and FAE, in partnership with the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, hosted a breakfast meeting on sustainability reporting at the Society…

First Annual Sustainability Investment Leadership Conference

The Integrated Reporting Movement explores the meaning of the concept, explains the forces that provide momentum to the associated movement, and examines the motives of the actors involved. The book posits integrated reporting as a key mechanism by which companies can ensure their own long-term sustainability by contributing to a…

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