Sustainability: CFOs are coming to the table | Whitepaper


CFOs are engaging with sustainability

Sustainability: CFOs are coming to the tableThat's the finding of the 2012 Sustainability & the CFO Study, undertaken on behalf of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms by independent analyst firm Verdantix.

The 250 CFOs surveyed - representing companies with greater than US$1 billion inrevenue each, across 14 countries on five continents - painted a clear picture of a CFO function whose attitude toward sustainability is in transition.

For much of this group, sustainability is integral to how their businesses run.

These attitudes are reflected in 10 key findings.

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The data discussed in this whitepaper represents 250 completed interviews.

The interviewees represent 14 countries or regions (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Middle East, Russia, South Africa, UK and US) and 15 different industries with a minimum of 9 interviews per industry.

All firms have annual revenues greater than $1 billion with an average of US$12 billion, with total revenues of more than US$3 trillion.

Respondents were CFOs, Finance Directors, or equivalents in non-English speaking countries.

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