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A4S Essential Guide to Incentivizing Action Along the Value Chain

We cannot have a sustainable economy if each organization acts alone. Collaboration is key. Finance professionals have a vital role to play in driving action across the whole value chain. Download this guide to find out how.

Business and finance respond to proposed IFRS sustainability disclosure standards

Over 80 global Chief Financial Officers from around the world and investors representing more than £620 billion in assets under management, convened by A4S, have signed respective statements in response to the ISSB's proposed IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards. The statements welcome the role of the IFRS, and call for global alignment on sustainability reporting and for the IFRS to improve upon its proposed standards in a number of ways.

ESG in the Employer Covenant process

A4S and the Employers Covenant Practitioners Association (ECPA) have produced a guide for trustees and their advisers on the ‘why’ and ‘how’ to embed ESG-related considerations into the employer covenant process.


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To help finance teams enhance their knowledge of scenario analysis and steer them through the process, A4S has produced this guidance. It addresses frequently asked questions and is based on our work with companies across multiple sectors, as well as insights we have gained supporting TCFD implementation since its inception.


This guide, created by the A4S Accounting Bodies Network, offers a brief introduction to the changing corporate reporting landscape. It summarizes recent key developments in sustainability reporting. It sets out how these developments are impacting the role of the accountant and shaping the future of corporate reporting. It also highlights how this area is likely to evolve, offering signposting to further sources of information.

New Net Zero Guidance for finance teams

A4S has developed this guidance with members of our CFO Leadership Network to share the practical steps that finance teams can take to support their organization to progress towards net zero emissions. 

The ESG Toolkit for Pension Chairs and Trustees

This toolkit of resources supports chairs and trustees of pension schemes identify the practical steps to embedding ESG considerations into their investment decisions, reporting, and engagement across the investment chain.

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