Climate Change & Sustainability
The purpose of this assessment is to assess discipline knowledge, principles and concepts and to evaluate independent and critical thinking skills.
You are the CFO with an accounting background for kr.com.au a (mythical) Top 300-500 ASX listed company and the Board of Directors have asked you to present a Report on Climate Change. The particular issues that the Board require you to specifically consider, and answer are:
1 What is climate change?
2 Should the company be concerned about climate change?
3 What skills given your accounting background need to advise the directors about the company’s response to climate change?
4 What if any requirements or recommendations currently apply to the company having a public statement on sustainability issues such as climate change?
5 What requirements are expected to apply in the future on sustainability for the company?