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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 and so is deeply appreciated.…

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The importance of Sustainability in Accounting

Interview with Mervyn E. King, Jane Gleeson-White, and Stanley Goldstein on the importance of Sustainability in Accounting.

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Investment Industry Continues to Focus on Sustainability at Second Annual SILC Conference in New York

New York, NY (September 14, 2016) – The second annual Sustainability Investment Leadership Conference (SILC) will take place in New York on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Adam Weinstein, President of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable (NYHFR), a non-profit organization focused on promoting ethics and best practices within the alternative investment industry, is pleased to…

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NYU Just Launched a Corporate Reporting/Integrated Reporting Course

NYU has taken the initiative to launch a new course in corporate reporting and Integrated reporting.  Check out more details on the NYU website: https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/courses/FINA1-CE9020-corporate-reporting-2-0-integrated-reporting.html#more-details

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A Primer on Sustainability Accounting Reporting…What the CPA needs to know

This one hour CPE program will define Sustainability, Sustainability Assurance, the differing standards and strategies and certifying organizations, the roles of the CPA in practice and colleges and universities and over 35 opportunities for CPAs to become involved, how the accounting profession has adopted to change, sustainability reporting and certifications,  sustainability disclosures in financial reports, and…

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Trustlaw Training

Join the TrustLaw team and social innovation experts for practical legal training on social enterprise and impact investing in San Francisco on 13 September 2016. The course will explore key legal issues and trends in the burgeoning social innovation space and provide lawyers and professionals in the sector with the skills they need to advise…

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Keynote Address

The accounting profession has a role to play in achieving a very important aspect of sustain- ability—being part of the fabric of our capital market systems and our economy. It’s not about the people in this room being convinced about the importance of sustainability. It’s about how we achieve the successes that we are all…

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Hedge Fund Industry Embraces Merits of Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting is rapidly moving from a niche issue focused on by a handful of companies to one of global importance. Amidst growing worldwide concerns about the environmental, social and governance impact that businesses contend with internally and the impact their activities have on their stakeholders, institutional investors are putting greater emphasis on sustainability reporting.…

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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 sustainable society. Although integrated reporting…

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