A4S Summit 2017

The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Summit 2017 will bring together global leaders from business and finance, including Chairmen, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) and Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), to agree actions that will accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

This invite only event is an opportunity to explore the practical actions available to achieve a sustainable economy. Participants will share knowledge and hear how organizations are developing resilient business models.

Opening Session

Key figures from across the finance and accounting world will attend the Opening Session of the Summit to explore major themes, such as leadership by the financial and accountancy professionals on implementing the recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD).


His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will explore the role of the finance community in achieving a sustainable world. This will be followed by an interactive panel discussion and will conclude with an afternoon reception. Participants will be from A4S's five core communities:

  • CFOs and their finance teams
  • Global Accounting community
  • Investors and capital markets
  • Governments and Regulators
  • Business Schools and Academia

Network and roundtable sessions

During the Summit, A4S will bring together our CFO Leadership Network and Accounting Bodies Network (ABN) to discuss further action. Roundtable sessions will include discussions between investors and CFOs on the TCFD recommendations. CFOs will also explore practical approaches to the inclusion of sustainability into strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, and how to account for social and human capital.


For further information please email A4Sevents@royal.gsx.gov.uk