18 Jan '12, 8am

Why Sustainability Counts for CFOs

Why Sustainability Counts for CFOs

This is the first in a series of articles highlighting 10 trends that will shape corporate sustainability in 2012. The series is drawn from the fifth annual State of Green Business report , published today by GreenBiz.com. The report is available for free download , and the findings of the report will be the centerpiece of the upcoming GreenBiz Forums , taking place this month in Minneapolis, New York City and San Francisco. The Big Four accounting firms have taken notice. They see new opportunities in helping CFOs bring the same level of diligence to sustainability reporting that they bring to financial reporting. "Making the business case" has long been a mantra of sustainability advocates. After all, if sustainability doesn't create business value, why bother? For years, the business case focused on growing sales and cutting costs. But there are other aspects of sustain...

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