Accountants play a critical role in helping business adapt to climate change. While businesses often approach climate change issues via the sustainability department, the finance… Read More
Topic: Long-Term Thinking
How can firms advance sustainable business by incorporating long-term impacts of actions in today’s decisions? Corporate short-termism is one of the most significant issues confronting both business and society today. Short-term action offers quick wins, while long-term action offers lasting success and sustainability. Businesses must take both kinds of action — but too often, they prioritize the short term.
The Latest From the Long-Term Thinking Blog
This report provides a three-step process to balance short and long-term actions, cases, common obstacles to long-term action and ways to overcome them.
This NBS research outlines factors affecting short and long-term thinking in business, respective impacts, and remaining research needs.
Accountants are more than bean counters. At Horizon Utilities, they are leaders on climate change adaptation.
MEC accountants play a core role in climate change adaptation. They provide analysis to underpin key decisions, adding substance to sustainability discussions.
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Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders
Accountants are vital to helping organizations account and prepare for climate change. At TransLink, the finance team has responsibility for sustainability. At other organizations, finance teams may be new to the topic. Staff at TransLink offer their advice.
Learn how FNA identified the risks and looked for opportunities in the face of climate change.
Use this primer to introduce your colleagues and industry peers to the topic of long-term thinking or simply familiarize yourself with long-termism basics.