Taking sustainability reporting to the next level

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Title: Taking sustainability reporting to the next level
Authors: Maughan, Rebecca
O'Dochartaigh, Aideen
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10767
Date: 3-Oct-2017
Online since: 2019-06-10T08:34:27Z
Abstract: Social and environmental accounting – and more recently, sustainability accounting – is a well-established concept with an increasing number of organisations, including Irish companies such as CRH, Smurfit Kappa and Greencore, publishing a sustainability report alongside their annual report. There is also a growing level of interest in extending sustainability reporting beyond individual companies to a sector or industry level (i.e. multiple organisations reporting). Given that sustainability often involves complex global issues which require collaboration between companies and engagement with a variety of stakeholders, reporting in this way is potentially more appropriate and useful than single company reporting.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Chartered Accountants Ireland
Journal: Accountancy Ireland
Volume: 49
Issue: 19
Keywords: Sustainability accountingRegulatory issuesOrganisation environmental footprint
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection

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