The course provides a concise overview of green reporting and corporate social responsibility, a system of record-keeping and governance that demonstrates and verifies an enterprise's commitment to a sustainable global economy. In the US and around the world, enterprises of all sizes and kinds are under increasing pressure from regulators, consumers, and even employees to take into account how their operations impact environmental stewardship, social issues, animal welfare, and even political diplomacy.
Practitioners who want practical information on how to integrate sustainability into their financial operations and decision-making.
- Understand the general landscape of sustainability accounting reporting
- Review key issues and challenges faced by accounting operations when undertaking social and human capital accounting
- Highlight how social and human capital considerations can be practically integrated into financial decision-making and operations
- Introduction: what is social and human capital?
- Key definitions
- Measurements and disclosures
- Leading sustainability accounting reporting frameworks
- Practical examples
- Key resources, tools, and communities