I investigate why companies use sustainability goals in executive compensation packages, what kinds of firms use these and what impact these incentives have on a firm’s sustainability performance.
Leanne Keddie obtained her undergraduate degree in Business from Mount Allison University and her Master in Business Administration (MBA) from McMaster University in Ontario. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) with a particular focus and passion for management accounting. Her work experience includes commercial finance, private company business valuation and work in the accounting education sector most recently with CPA Canada.
Leanne's blog posts
Posted on January 16, 2018 | By Leanne KeddiePeople think I count beans, but I like to think I’m solving the world’s problems. I use accounting to make companies more sustainable. How do I do this? Let me tell you a story. Read more
Posted on October 31, 2017 | By Leanne KeddieHaving a family and pursuing higher education is not only absolutely possible but, in my opinion, can be mutually beneficial. It does require support, planning, discipline, flexibility and forgiveness... Read more
Posted on August 29, 2017 | By Leanne KeddieIf you went to business school in the last 50 years, you likely left with the impression that corporations exist to serve the shareholder. For those of you who didn’t go to business school, you’ve probably heard this as well. But is this actually true? Read more
Posted on June 13, 2017 | By Leanne KeddieSustainability is important because it makes sense. We can't continue to live throwing away products that took a long time to make after using them for five minutes. This doesn't mean we have to give up our modern conveniences though. Read more