NewsClimate Action and the Accountancy Profession: Building a Sustainable Future

The BCC would like to invite its members to ACCA’s Sustainability Conference! Their aim is to spark dynamic debates on topics such as sustainability, and raise awareness about the necessary steps for a greener future.

The Climate action and the accountancy profession: building a sustainable future conference, with support of UK Embassy in Prague, will be held at the O2 Universum on the 23rd of November 2021 at 16:30 pm CET. 

Climate change is indisputable. Very few organisations are moving at the pace and scale needed to counter the devastating and world-altering threats it will bring. To meet that challenge, organisations will need to formulate their organisations climate action strategy and to put finance and accounting professionals at the heart of it. They should start by focusing on integrating finance and sustainability expertise in areas such as: Business Strategy, Governance, Accounting frameworks and standards, The road to decarbonisation.

Register now to secure limited seats in the conference venue or register to attend online. The conference will be opened up by the UK Ambassador Mr. Nick Archer. We will present the outcomes of ACCA’s Professional Insight report: Climate action and the profession: contributing to COP 26.

You can look forward to the presentation of the latest ACCA’s PI report: Climate action and the accountancy profession: building a sustainable future, an opening speech by the UK Ambassador to the Czech Republic, and an interesting panel discussion with experts and company representatives not only from the Czech Republic but also from abroad. The conference will be opened by the Head of the ACCA Czech Republic, Mrs Viera Kučerová, and the UK Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Mr Nick Archer will share steps taken by the British Government towards a sustainable future. The locally targeted view will be presented by the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic The panel discussion with representatives of PwC, EP Power Europe, Veolia, as well as representatives of company Colas from Poland as a representative from HiM Public Affairs from Romania.



Official Welcome: Viera Kučerová, Head of ACCA CZ, SK, HU, ACCA Czech Republic

Welcome speech: Nick Archer, UK Ambassador, British Embassy Prague

ACCA’s PI Report Presentation: Vikas Aggarwal, Regional Head of Policy, ACCA United Kingdom

Speech: Anna Pasková, Director Dpt. of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development, Ministry of the Environment Czech Republic


Panel Discussion Food and Networking : Confirmed speakers

Filip Bělák, Group CFO, EP Power Europe

Ondřej Beránek, Executive Director Veolia Support Services, a.s.

Jan Brázda, Partner PwC Czech Republic

Grzegorz Mączyński, Group Financial Director COLAS Poland/COLAS Kruszywa

Iulian Harpa, Managing Director, HiM Public Affairs, Romania


ACCA will also be hosting an educational programme of study in the UK, “CLIMATE ACTION AND THE ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE”.

For more information visit ACCA