Sustainability

  • Webcast
    PwC's Investor Resource Institute megatrends webcast - February 6, 2014

    PwC Investor Resource Institute

    PwC's Investor Resource Institute invites you to join us for a webcast on Thursday, February 6 from 3:00 - 4:00pm ET. During this webcast we will be discussing five megatrends that we see shaping the global business environment, and the implications of these macroeconomic forces may have on corporate strategies.

  • Investor Exchange 2013 highlights

    10/22/13 | PwC Investor Resource Institute

    Investors are more interested than ever in understanding the risks that today's companies face. Read what investors had to say at PwC's inaugural Investor Exchange.

  • Power and Utilities Alert 2013-8: Alternative financing options for the renewable power industry

    10/1/13 | Power & utilities

    What regulatory changes would be required for renewable power companies to access financing alternatives such as REITs and MLPs? What are the benefits and the regulatory challenges of each alternative?

  • Webcast
    Deals webcast series: Integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in deals and valuing their impact - October 22, 2013

    Transaction services

    Investors are increasingly taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration when assessing the value of a company. However, most executives are unsure how to truly unlock this value and the impact it can have on essential reporting and IPO sale prices.

  • CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2013

    9/26/13 | Sustainable business solutions

    For 2013, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 report shows that the number of leaders on the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) doubled, indicating that a growing number of companies are addressing the risks, and embracing the opportunities that come with climate change.

  • Point of view
    Point of view: Integrated reporting: Going beyond the financial results

    8/13/13 | Assurance services

    This Point of view highlights how companies may benefit from integrated reporting in response to stakeholders’ calls for enhanced disclosure of environmental, social, governance and other nonfinancial information. It also outlines the benefits some companies are realizing as they explore integrated reporting.

  • 10Minutes
    10Minutes on eco-efficiency

    6/26/13 | Sustainable business solutions

    Eco-efficiency can reduce costs for your company. And there are broader benefits, too: a stronger brand, greater productivity, and mitigated risk. Still, opportunities to save money while reducing your company’s use of energy, transportation fuel, waste, water, forest products or chemicals are often short-changed. Why? It’s most likely due to overlooked-but-valuable information.

  • 10Minutes
    10Minutes on conflict minerals

    5/9/13 | Assurance services

    10Minutes on conflict minerals provides insight into the strategic benefits and risks companies will want to focus on as they comply with the SEC's conflict minerals rule. The rule is effective for 2013 calendar year operations, so regardless of whether companies view conflict minerals as a supply chain opportunity, risk to their brand or another regulatory to-do, they should act now to prepare.

  • Beware of cliffs and waterfalls in renewable perspectives (Observations from the front lines)

    2/27/13 | US Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services

    Companies that structure renewable energy investments to allow investors to achieve returns through tax credits should also understand that the income statement impact of renewable energy investments can be particularly complex.

  • Podcast
    Podcast: Business continuity management in the Utilities industry

    Advisory services

    Phil Samson and Todd Warren discuss the importance of a business continuity strategy with a specific focus on the Utilities industry in this PwC podcast.

  • Podcast
    Podcast: Business continuity management

    Advisory services

    In this PwC podast, Phil Samson discusses the importance of a business continuity strategy and how an organization can prepare all aspects of the business - people, processes and technology - to withstand an unexpected business disruption.