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Surveys the literature on financial sustainability for nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on urban and lower-resourced organizations, and discusses key themes and findings that may inform such organizations' operations and decisionmaking. About sustainability reporting sustainability reporting enables organizations to consider their impacts of wide range of sustainability issues. Yannis a phillis is a guest contributor he is professor of engineering at ucla and the technology university of crete the following is adopted from. Measuring sustainability a four-pronged assessment model enables internal auditors to determine the maturity of their organization's corporate social responsibility efforts.
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