Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

ACCTG 303 Sustainability for Accountants and Finance Professionals


3 unit(s)
Focuses on sustainability as it relates to the work of accounting and finance professionals. Background information is provided to help students understand what sustainability is, and why it matters in the current business climate. Thereafter, the topics covered are the global reporting initiative (i.e. corporate sustainability reporting), the current landscape for accounting standards and disclosures, emissions trading schemes (cap and trade) and sustainability in the supply chain. Students will then learn how to use standard corporate finance metrics to measure sustainability efforts. Draws from the two texts required and will also explore current issues related to the material in this class in the form of newspaper articles and video clips. Prerequisite(s): ACCTG 301  for students in the MAc program or ACCTG 1A  for students in the MBA program.


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