Frogs do not drink up the pond in which they live - how management accounting can contribute to sustainability


25 November, 2021

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm GMT


Frogs do not drink up the pond in which they live - how management accounting can contribute to sustainability

Location: Virtual

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    5.5 hours

Organisations are under closer scrutiny by stakeholders in relation to the impact of their operations on the world, their conduct in their roles, and their contribution to society and local communities. Join this conference to learn how to be a responsible business, contributing toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Professional development

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Duration:5.5 hours
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Programme outline

As the world is changing and global efforts are being made toward more sustainable business, organisations need to adapt, rethink how they operate, and transform their relationship with the environment, society and how they govern.

By attending this virtual conference, you will hear insights into many aspects of sustainable business and takeaway some practical tips to implement these in your organisation.

Register by midnight on Sunday 10 October 2021, to benefit from the early bird discounted fee.

The conference will cover topic areas including:

  • The 17 SDGs – the implications for business.
  • Collaboration – the impact of environmental, social and governance objectives on finance business partnering.
  • What ‘net zero’ really means, and how UK government expect it will be achieved.
  • Change management – changing attitudes, real-time, teamwork.
  • Sustainable key performance indicators – what to measure and how to report on them.
  • Corporate social responsibility reporting – what a great example looks like.
  • Eco-nomics of an eco-business.
  • ^Increasing the bottom line while supporting the environment.
  • ^Your business’s environmental, social and governance journey – strategy and operations.

^Subject to confirmation


We’ll soon be announcing the conference speaker line-up – experts in their field.

The ‘Floor’ virtual platform enables you to choose which presentations to watch live and interact with the speakers, and which to view from recordings post-conference, so you have access to all presentations.

With no spend on travel and accommodation, this is an extremely cost- and time-effective opportunity to achieve your mandatory CPD needs in one hit, while still making new contacts with our virtual networking.

Who will benefit:

Those of you in business, at all levels, all industries, and all sectors, who are looking to future-proof your organisation, and your career.


  • 12:00 - Floor registration opens, virtual networking / explore the Floor
  • 12:35 - Welcome address and overview
  • 12:40 - Conference to commence
  • 17:20 - Closing address
  • 17:30 - Close of formal proceedings (Virtual drinks reception and networking - optional)
  • 19:00 - Close


  • Early bird rate for members and students, until midnight on Sunday 10 October - £25 +VAT (discounted rate will display in your basket)
  • Full rate for members and students from Monday 11 October - £33.33 +VAT
  • Non-member rate - £41.67 +VAT

Booking information

  • 25 November, 2021 / 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm GMT

    Location: Virtual

    Price: £33.33 (CIMA members only)


    VAT calculated based on event location