28 Jun '11, 3pm

Sustainability and the Importance of the CFO

This leads to environmental planning and strategic planning working together in understanding what the year ahead and long-term view looks like in terms of accountability lifecycle and delivering clear key performance indicators and budgets. Additionally, it protects the company from poorly measured random environmental projects and creates a sustained process of intended actions, clear outcomes and business benefits. In addition, improvements in operational efficiencies and the achievement of cost savings will free up capital for re- investment into new technologies. Yet, while investment in low-carbon technologies will help reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, to optimize such investments, the procurement of such technologies must be linked to a company wide sustainability strategy, holistically linking organisational processes to these new technologie...

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