Accounting for the Environment. More Talk and Little by Martin Freedman, Bikki Jaggi

By Martin Freedman, Bikki Jaggi

Volume five of Advances in Environmental Accounting & administration goals to augment the certainty of world environmental concerns and inspiring administration to enhance their firm's environmental functionality and disclosures. This quantity comprises subject matters akin to sustainability, environmental liabilities and worldwide warming and accounting.

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X. (2010). The empirical research about the relationship between CSR and financial performance. , 2, 102–106. TOWARDS A MORE COMPREHENSIVE FRAMEWORK FOR SUSTAINABILITY CONTROL SYSTEMS RESEARCH Angelo Ditillo and Irene Eleonora Lisi ABSTRACT Although companies are increasingly embracing the sustainability discourse in their external reporting and disclosures, little is known about how management control systems support sustainability within organizations. This is unfortunate, given the important role that properly designed Sustainability Control Systems (SCS) may play in helping firms to better face their social and environmental responsibilities.

The EU continues to limit carbon emissions based on extending the Protocol and extending emissions goals. The accounting profession, however, continues to operate as if sustainability is not a meaningful concept. As we discussed in the last volume of this series, it pays lip service to the concept, but it takes no action to provide meaningful information to stakeholders. There is one bright spot, however. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an interpretive release that went into effect in February 2010 and required the firms impacted by the climate change to divulge all climate-change-related information that has an impact on their financial performance (mainly in their 10K).

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