Your company had a building collapse that resulted in many deaths and injuries. You knew that the building was unstable as there had been an earthquake that had destabilised the foundations.
Your financial position had been quite precarious in the previous year and you chose not to borrow the money to implement the structural reinforcements that were recommended by an engineering company as you did not wish to incur the interest expense.
Given the resulting consequences do you think reducing nature to a number is beneficial to the environment and accounting? Discuss giving consideration to at least 2 cases. Your answer needs to be correctly referenced to receive full marks.