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The Resource Sustainability accounting and accountability, edited by edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer

Sustainability accounting and accountability, edited by edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer

Label
Sustainability accounting and accountability
Title
Sustainability accounting and accountability
Statement of responsibility
edited by edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The management and balancing of social, environmental and economic sustainability is one of the most complex and urgent challenges facing both private and public sector organizations today; with these challenges of sustainability posing many risks to, but also providing many opportunities for, advancing the aims and performance of organizations. Accounting and accountability processes and practices provide key tools to help organizations more effectively identify and manage the risks and opportunities from sustainability. This new edition of Sustainability Accounting and Accountability updates the insights on these issues from the first edition, incorporating the rapid developments in both theory and practice since the first edition was published. Whilst the popular features from the first edition will be retained, several chapters are combined, condensed and reorganized and new substantive chapters are introduced on water resource accounting, carbon accounting, and decision making. With contributions from a global cast of experts, the book will continue to be a key resource for lecturers and students on the increasing number of university courses delivered in many counties that focus on these issues, as well as being a key resource for researchers"--
  • "The management and balancing of social, environmental and economic sustainability is one of the most complex and urgent challenges facing both private and public sector organizations today; with these challenges of sustainability posing many risks to, and many opportunities for, advancing the aims and performance of organizations. Accounting and accountability processes and practices provide key tools to help organizations to more effectively identify and manage the risks and opportunities of sustainability. Popular features from the first edition are retained, whilst recent developments in theory and practice are accounted for. New substantive chapters on water resource accounting, carbon accounting, and decision making have been introduced and the book continues to benefit from a host of expert contributors from around the world, including Jesse Dillard, Rob Gray, Craig Deegan. This comprehensive and authoritative textbook will continue to be a key resource for students of accounting and sustainability, as well as being a vital tool for researchers"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD60.3
LC item number
.S87 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bebbington, Jan
  • Unerman, Jeffrey
  • O'Dwyer, Brendan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sustainable development reporting
  • Social accounting
  • Sosyal muhasebe
Label
Sustainability accounting and accountability, edited by edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Setting the context for sustainability accounting and accountability -- Introduction to sustainability accounting and accountability / Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer -- Mapping the terrain of sustainability and accounting for sustainability / Ian Thomson -- Sustainability accounting and education / David Collison, John Ferguson and Lorna Stevenson -- Part II: Accounting techniques and sustainable development -- Histories, rationales, voluntary standards and future prospects for sustainability reporting: CSR, GRI, IIRC and beyond / Nola Buhr, Rob Gray and Markus J. Milne -- Independent assurance of sustainability reports / Stuart Cooper and David Owen -- The role of stakeholder engagement and dialogue within the sustainability accounting and reporting process / Leonardo Rinaldi, Jeffrey Unerman and Carol Tilt -- External accounts / Colin Dey and Jane Gibbon -- Environmental and social assessment in finance / Andrea B. Coulson and Niamh O'Sullivan -- Organizational change and sustainability accounting / Jan Bebbington and Michael Fraser -- Part III: Accounting for sustainable development in other organizational settings -- The nature of NGO accountability: conceptions, motives, forms and mechanics / Roel Boomsma and Brendan O'Dwyer -- Sustainability accounting and accountability in the public sector / Amanda Ball, Suzana Grubnic and Jeff Birchall -- Part IV: Accounting and biophysical concerns -- Accounting and global climate change issues / Jan Bebbington and Carlos Larrinaga -- Accounting and accountability for fresh water: exploring initiatives and innovations / Shona Russell and Linda Lewis -- Part V: Conceptual interpretations of accounting for sustainable development -- Legitimating the social accounting project: an ethic of accountability / Jesse Dillard -- An overview of legitimacy theory as applied within the social and environmental accounting literature / Craig Deegan -- Sustainability reporting: insights from institutional theory / Colin Higgins and Carlos Larrinaga -- Drawing to a close and future horizons / Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer
Control code
ocn863380843
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xvi, 300 p
Isbn
9780415695589
Lccn
2013041326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
Sustainability accounting and accountability, edited by edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Setting the context for sustainability accounting and accountability -- Introduction to sustainability accounting and accountability / Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer -- Mapping the terrain of sustainability and accounting for sustainability / Ian Thomson -- Sustainability accounting and education / David Collison, John Ferguson and Lorna Stevenson -- Part II: Accounting techniques and sustainable development -- Histories, rationales, voluntary standards and future prospects for sustainability reporting: CSR, GRI, IIRC and beyond / Nola Buhr, Rob Gray and Markus J. Milne -- Independent assurance of sustainability reports / Stuart Cooper and David Owen -- The role of stakeholder engagement and dialogue within the sustainability accounting and reporting process / Leonardo Rinaldi, Jeffrey Unerman and Carol Tilt -- External accounts / Colin Dey and Jane Gibbon -- Environmental and social assessment in finance / Andrea B. Coulson and Niamh O'Sullivan -- Organizational change and sustainability accounting / Jan Bebbington and Michael Fraser -- Part III: Accounting for sustainable development in other organizational settings -- The nature of NGO accountability: conceptions, motives, forms and mechanics / Roel Boomsma and Brendan O'Dwyer -- Sustainability accounting and accountability in the public sector / Amanda Ball, Suzana Grubnic and Jeff Birchall -- Part IV: Accounting and biophysical concerns -- Accounting and global climate change issues / Jan Bebbington and Carlos Larrinaga -- Accounting and accountability for fresh water: exploring initiatives and innovations / Shona Russell and Linda Lewis -- Part V: Conceptual interpretations of accounting for sustainable development -- Legitimating the social accounting project: an ethic of accountability / Jesse Dillard -- An overview of legitimacy theory as applied within the social and environmental accounting literature / Craig Deegan -- Sustainability reporting: insights from institutional theory / Colin Higgins and Carlos Larrinaga -- Drawing to a close and future horizons / Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer
Control code
ocn863380843
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xvi, 300 p
Isbn
9780415695589
Lccn
2013041326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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