Editor's note.


Sustainability reporting is growing up at last. In May, sports and leisure company Puma became the first major global business to quantify and publish the cost of its own and its suppliers' carbon emissions and water use (totalling [euro] 94.4m for 2010). Which other companies are pushing back the boundaries of environmental reporting and practice - and what tangible business benefits are they reaping from doing so? Turn to our feature on page 26 to find out. You'll also find a nutritious green business fact at the bottom of pages throughout this sustainability - themed edition of FM.

Like sustainability, cost reduction is another burning boardroom challenge that management accountants can play a key role in overcoming. And as our profile of Julian Kelly, the UK Treasury's group financial and commercial...

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