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Title Accounting for sustainability : practical insights / edited by Anthony Hopwood, Jeffrey Unerman and Jessica Fries
Published London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 258 pages) : illustrations
Contents Dedication; Contents; Foreword; List of Figures, Tables and Boxes; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction to the Accounting for Sustainability Case Studies; Chapter 2 The Prince's Accountingfor Sustainability Project: Creating 21st-Century Decision-Making and Reporting Systems to Respond to 21st-Century Challenges and Opportunities; Chapter 3 Sainsbury's: Embedding Sustainability within the Supermarket Supply Chain; Chapter 4 Using the Connected Reporting Framework as a Driver of Change within EDF Energy
Summary If businesses and other organizations are to meet the many and complex challenges of sustainable development, then they all, both public and private, need to embed sustainability considerations into their decision-making and reporting. However, the translation of this aspiration into effective action is often inhibited by the lack of systems and procedures that take sustainability into account. Accounting for Sustainability: Practical Insights will help organizations to address these issues. The book sets out a number of tools and approaches that have been developed and applied by leading organ
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Environmental auditing -- Case studies
Environmental auditing.
Social accounting -- Case studies
Social accounting.
Sustainable development reporting -- Case studies
Sustainable development reporting.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
Environmental auditing.
Hållbar utveckling -- redovisning.
Social accounting.
Social redovisning.
Sustainable development reporting.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Fries, Jessica.
Hopwood, Anthony G.
Unerman, Jeffrey.
ISBN 184971066X