CFOs and Sustainability
Shaping their roles in an evolving environment
This recent Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited survey report reveals numerous trends in the environmental, health, safety, and social impacts of the enterprise. For example:
- CFOs are becoming more involved in setting and executing sustainability strategy.
- The impact of sustainability on key financial decisions has increased in M&A, capital allocation, and capital-raising.
- Compliance with new energy efficiency and carbon regulations remain areas of high concern.
Many additional insights may be found in this paper, which summarizes Deloitte’s most recent global survey; puts the findings in context with similar surveys from prior years; and provides Deloitte’s analysis and suggestions regarding potential action steps.
In addition, the paper can enhance a CFO’s understanding of his or her role in sustainability by providing a window on the sustainability activities of peers and competitors.