Topic: Strategic Planning
How can businesses engage in strategic planning that is linked to a shared vision for a sustainable future?
There is an urgent need for the private sector to address pressing issues ’– the over-exploitation of ecosystems, the loss of biodiversity and the over-consumption of non-renewable resources, to name a few. Ensuring a sustainable future ’– defined as ‘progress that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs’– depends on our staying within these boundaries as they provide a safe operating space for humanity.
Successful social entrepreneurs know it’s not an “either/or” question – it’s “both/and” leadership.
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.
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.