A4S: Finance Leaders' Sustainability Barometer - Black Sun Global

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A4S: Finance Leaders' Sustainability Barometer

Over the last 12 months, Accounting for Sustainability (A4S),  with the support of Black Sun and Deloitte, has surveyed finance leaders to gauge, at a global level, the current understanding and attitudes of finance leaders toward embedding sustainability into their decision-making processes. We are delighted to have published a report of the findings which can be viewed on our website. Key findings include:

·       Decision-making is still lagging behind ambitions. One in five do not consider sustainability-related
        information when making decisions.

·       CFOs understand their role but need to address the skills gap. Less than half believe their team has the right skills.

·       Board ambitions are not matching day-to-day operations. 76% of Group CFOs said they back ambition,
        but only 33% of more junior counterparts perceive this from their Group CFO.

·       Nature is falling behind as a priority as climate and social factors take precedence. Half of the respondents
        believe they had made little or no progress in mitigating biodiversity loss.

Download our full report and insights here now.



For more information, please contact Black Sun's Head of Business Development, Naomi Hawkins.

 

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