Survey: Global Warming

By Raef Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, CPA, CFA, CAE
February 1, 2017

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) recently conducted a survey to get a sense of senior finance leadership’s views on climate change. Asked if they believe climate change is having an impact on the environment, 65% say it is while 29% believe it isn’t. The remaining respondents are unsure. Changes companies are making to meet the challenges ahead include:



Increasing energy efficiency



Implementing sustainability performance measures



Implementing stricter controls on output of pollutants



Measuring their carbon footprint



Encouraging green commuting (telecommuting, carpooling, park and ride, etc.)


More information may be found at the IMA Pulse blog.


Raef Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, CPA, CFA, CAE, is the Chair of IMA’s Research Foundation and former professor-in-residence and vice president of research and policy at IMA. You can reach him at raeflawson@outlook.com.
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