Sustainability & SDGs

June 4, 2019

A fair trade model for the B2B sector: how finance can apply innovation to tackle UN SDGs

Applying fair trade concepts more widely across industry, promoting cooperatives, and sharing financial expertise with grassroots organisations are all ways in which the finance community can help towards meeting the 2030 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).
May 20, 2019

Chartered Accountants urge finance sector to embrace metrics to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Attitudes, aims and education are among the challenges facing the finance and business community in working towards achieving the 2030 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). Those were the conclusions from Chartered Accountants Worldwide delegates after the Finance & Business2030 conference in London.
May 7, 2019

War For The World

Liberals once believed that the retreat of globalisation would be akin to water flowing uphill. When asked in 2007 which US presidential candidate he was supporting in the forthcoming election, Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chair, remarked: “We are fortunate that, thanks to globalisation, policy decisions in the US have been largely replaced by global market forces.
April 5, 2019

Uniting the finance and business community to achieve the SDGs by 2030

Tuesday night (2 April) saw the launch of Finance & Business2030, a key sustainability programme bringing leaders in the city together to help implement the UN Sustainable Development goals. Finance professionals from various sectors came together to develop a plan of action for the community focused on how best to achieve the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) by 2030.
February 20, 2019
One Young World

Finance & Business2030 – Leading the finance community towards the UN SDGs

A new initiative to help the finance and business community towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Finance & Business2030, a collaboration between One Young World, Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the City of London Corporation, will be unveiled at an event held on Tuesday 2 April at Mansion House in London.
October 22, 2018

Machiavelli Inc: are corporations psychopaths?

Corporations are legal, but it’s hard to consider them moral. A philosopher asks whether they should be thought of as psychopaths.
July 4, 2018

Becoming a data-driven organisation

From October to December 2017, ISCA collaborated with PwC to roll out a three-part ISCA Breakfast Talk series on data & analytics. More than 220 participants benefited from the insights presented by the subject matter experts over the three sessions [...]
April 17, 2018

2018: what lies on the horizon

Being a true-blue Singaporean, I love my food. If you ask Singaporeans what their pastime is, they are highly likely to say they enjoy eating. This is not surprising given that eating is Singapore’s favourite national pastime.
April 10, 2018

Firms not engaged with SDGs, says PwC

As many as two in five businesses are failing to meaningfully engage with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to new research from PwC
March 27, 2018

Sustain business by sustaining society

Today, global society demands that organisations do well by doing good – make profits while sustaining society. It’s an expectation driven by global financial crises, savvy millennials, the effect of digital technologies on freeing the flow of information and more.