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Roger Burritt
  • Title: Professor
  • Position: Professor - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: PhD ANU, M. Phil Oxon, B. Arts (Jt Hons Economics and Financial Control) Lcr.

Contact Details

  • Ph: (+61-2) 9850 9178
  • Fax: 02 9850 8497
  • Room: 342, building: E4A

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Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental accounting
  • Sustainability accounting
  • Environmental management accounting
  • Water accounting and water management accounting
  • Water efficiency

Professional Certifications:

  • Fellow with CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountant with CAANZ

Education

  • PhD: Environmental Accounting (The Australian National University)
  • MPhil: (University of Oxford)
  • BA Hons: Economics and Financial Control (Lancaster University)

Research grants

Grants

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia – 2014 Grant Application, The need for Engineering Accounting – Identifying current and future demand and supply (Professor Roger Burritt, CA, Dr Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Dr John Pisaniello), awarded $19,800 December 2013, 12 month project.
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, 2014 Water management accounting in the agrifood sector: from innovation to action, Dr Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Professor Roger Burritt and Dr John Pisaniello. Awarded $16,185, December 2013, 12 month project.
  • Local Government Association of South Australia– 2014 How to successfully attract and retain indigenous employees in localgovernment accounting $3,000 (Professor Roger Burritt, CA, Dr JoanneTingey-Holyoak, Dr John Pisaniello) 6 month project.
  • South Australian Local Government Financial Management Group – 2013-14  How to successfully attract and retain indigenous employees in local government accounting $3,000 (Professor Roger Burritt, CA, Dr Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Dr John Pisaniello) 6 month project.
  • Adelaide City Council – 2013-14 How to successfully attract and retain indigenous employees in local government accounting $3,000 (Professor Roger Burritt, CA, Dr Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Dr John Pisaniello) 6 month project.
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia – 2012 Grant Application, Transdisciplinarity of accounting: the case of accounting for water, (Professor Roger Burritt, CA, Dr Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Dr John Pisaniello), awarded $2,600, 12 month project.
  • European Union Joint Mobility Project ICI Education Cooperation programme in 'Sustainability Management for Organisations, Businesses and Government', 2011 – 2013, total grant A$283,229 divided equally between CAGS, UniSA, the lead institution The University of Sydney, and Curtin University of Technology.
  • ARC Discovery Grant 2009-11, $145,000 'How to manage on farm surface water storage for sustainable and safe catchments' (with Dr John Pisaniello).
  • Vice Chancellor's Special Development Fund, $330,000 for development of the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability, University of South Australia, 2007-2009.
  • AFAANZ Research Grant 2008-2009, Dr Wei Qian with Professor Roger Burritt. $3,300 for a project entitled Does Lease-based Product Life Extension Strategy Create Environmental and Customer Values?
  • CRC Desert Knowledge Core Project 3 'Supporting the emergence of business in desert Australia' $223,000 over the period 2006 - 2010 (with Dr Rola-Rubsen, Professor Vilkinas - UniSA as Partner organisation)
  • Division of Business, University of South Australia, Research Concentration Grant, $30,000, Accounting and Sustainability Centre 1 January - 31 December 2007 and $30,000 1 January 2008 – 31 December 2008.
  • CPA Australia $1000 each year to support APCEA Journal publication in 1996-2012.
  • International Associate of the 2004-2007 EMA-SEA (Environmental Management Accounting – South East Asia (EMA-SEA) project supported by InWEnt, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Asian Society for Environmental Protection and the Centre for Sustainability Management. Official project of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • ARC Discovery Grant 2005-7, $105,000 'Environmental management systems, reporting systems, stakeholder engagement processes and environmental performance in Australian companies' (with Professor Carol Adams and Dr Geoff Frost).
  • $6,000 Faculty of Economics and Commerce, The Australian National University, Internal Grants Scheme, Indigenous Accountability and whole of government reporting 2005-2006.

Research awards

  • Macquarie University, Faculty of Business and Economics, 'Location of bottling plants by the Australian wine industry', Organisational Sustainability Research Cluster Grant, 16 November 2014, $2,400 [Burritt, R., Christ, K. and Varsei, M.].
  • Macquarie University, Faculty of Business andEconomics, 'Location of bottling plants by the Australian wine industry',Organisational Sustainability Research Cluster Grant, 16 November 2014, $2,400[Burritt, R., Christ, K. and Varsei, M.
  • University of South Australia Business School Research Supervisor of the year 2013.
  • University of South Australia Business School Supported Researcher Award 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • CPA Australia $1000 each year to support publication of the Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability (APCEA Journal) from 1996 to 2012.

Current projects

Key Projects

  • with Dr Hussian Rammal and Professor Sid Gray, accounting for a new Chinese corridor for international business
  • with Mohsen Varsei and Katherine Christ, Sustainability effects of international supply chains: dollar-water-carbon relationships
  • with Professor Dr Stefan Schaltegger, and Professor John Roberts, Management Ethics and Business Cases towards Sustainability
  • with Katherine Christ, Material Flow Cost Accounting
  • with Professor Dr Stefan Schaltegger, and Dr Jacob Hörisch, Common versus code law country effects on corporate sustainability management practices
  • with Associate Professor Nathalie Crutzen, Belgium and Dr Hussain Rammal, Sustainability, Dynamic Administrative Capabilities, and Innovation
  • with Katherine Christ, Women, Sustainability and Boards
  • with Associate Professor Nathalie Crutzen, Belgium and Dr Hussain Rammal, Sustainable Cities
  • with Dr Wei Qian and Dr Jin Chen, The Potential for Environmental Management Accounting Development in China
  • with Professor Dr Stefan Schaltegger, Dr Dimitar Zvezdov, Germany, Dr Jacob Hörisch , Germany and Dr Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Mapping Information to Roles in Sustainability Management
  • with Dr Wei Qian and Professor Gary Monroe, Environmental Management Accounting in Local Government

Publications

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  • 'ISO 14051: a new era for MFCA implementation and research (ISO 14051: una nueva era para la aplicación e investigación sobre MFCA)', Spanish Accounting Review (Christ, K. and Burritt R.)(accepted 14.1.15) (ABDC=B).
  • 'The Potential for Environmental Management Accounting Development in China' Special Issue on 'Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting (EMA) for Advancing Sustainability Management' of the Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change,  2015 11(3): tba  [Qian, W., Burritt, R., Chen, J.] (Level ERA 2010=B).
  • 'Accounting towards sustainability in production and supply chains', British Accounting Review Special Issue accepted expected publication December 2014, 46(4) pp.327-343 [Burritt, R. and Schaltegger, S.](Level ERA 2010=A).
  • 'Material flow cost accounting: a review and agenda for future research' Journal of Cleaner Production, 2014, (Level ERA2010=A; Impact Factor 3.590) (accepted in press). [Christ, K. and Burritt, R.L.].
  • 'Framing the engagement of Australia's Accounting Profession with Asia', in Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds), The Accounting Profession's Engagement with Asia, Academic Leadership Series, 2014, 5 , 9-26  [Guthrie, J., Evans, E., Burritt, R.].
  • 'Measuring and Managing Sustainability Performance of Supply Chains. Review and Framework' Supply Chain Management: an International Journal 2014, 19(3) 232 - 241 (ERA 2010 Rank: A, Impact Factor 1.684) [Schaltegger, S. and Burritt R.L.]
  • 'The Potential for Environmental Management Accounting Development in China' Special Issue on 'Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting (EMA) for Advancing Sustainability Management' of the Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change (2014 accepted 8.1.14 , forthcoming ERA 2010 Rank: B ) [Qian, W., Burritt, R., Chen, J.]
  • 'Australian Accounting Academics: Challenges and Possibilities' Meditari Accountancy Research, Special Issue on The Australian Academic, 2014, 22[1]  20 - 37(ERA 2010 Rank: unranked) [Guthrie, J., Evans, E. and Burritt, R.L.].
  • 'Salient Stakeholders in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting by Chinese Mining and Minerals Companies' Journal of Cleaner Production Special Issue on The sustainability agenda of the minerals and energy supply and demand network: an integrative analysis of ecological, ethical, economic, and technological dimensions , 201 4, 84(1), 59-69  (ERA 2010 Rank: A, Impact Factor: 3.398).[Dong, S., Burritt, R., Qian, W.].
  • 'The dual roles for accountants in sustaining rural communities', Accounting Research Journal, 2013, 26( 2): 130 - 153  (ERA2010=level B). [Carter, A.J., Burritt, R.L. and Pisaniello, J.D.]
  • 'Does sustainability investment provide adaptive resilience to ethical investors? Evidence from Spain'  Journal of Business Ethics , 2013 (ERA2010=level A, Impact Factor=1.270)  in press [Ortas, E., Moneva, J.M, Burritt, R.L., Tingey-Holyoak, J].
  • 'Living with surface water shortage and surplus: the case of sustainable agricultural water storage', Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 2013, 20(3): 208-224 (ERA2010=level B: Impact Factor 0.600). [Tingey-Holyoak, J., Burritt, R.L. and Pisaniello, J.D.]
  • 'Critical Environmental Concerns in Wine Production: An Integrative Review', Journal of Cleaner Production 2013, 53: 232-242  (ERA=A: Impact factor=2.727)  [Christ, K.L. & Burritt, R.L]
  • 'Socially Responsible Investment and cleaner production in the Asia Pacific: does it pay to be good?',  Journal of Cleaner Production, 2013, 52( 1): 272-280 (ERA 2010 Rank: A, Impact Factor: 3.398). [Ortas, E., Burritt, R.L. and Moneva, J.M.]
  • 'Incorporating On-Farm Water Storage Sustainability into Catchment Policy Frameworks: International Best Practice Policy for Private Dam Safety Accountability and Assurance' Land Use Policy 2013, 33: 61-70 (ERA=B)  [Tingey-Holyoak, J., Pisaniello, J., Burritt, R.L. and Spassis, A.]
  • 'Accountants as emotional well being counsellors in rural areas' Australian Accounting Review 2013, 23(2): 151-162 (ERA=B) [Carter, A.D., Burritt, R.L. and Pisaniello, J.D.]
  • 'Dual-Extreme Cumulative Impacts and Threats in Agricultural Catchments: the need for Effective Integrated Policy' Agricultural Water Management, 2013, 118: 103–112  (ERA=A Impact Factor 1.998) [Pisaniello, J.D, Tingey-Holyoak, J.L. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Environmental management accounting: the significance of contingent variables for adoption' Journal of Cleaner Production, 2013, 41: 163-173 (ERA=A) [Christ, K.L. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Environmental reporting in the Spanish wind energy sector: an institutional view' Journal of Cleaner Production , 40: 199-211 [Mosene, J.A., Burritt, R.L., Moneva, J.M., Sanaugustin, V., and Tingey-Holyoak, J.] 2013, (ERA=A).
  • 'Measuring the (Un-)Sustainability of Industrial Biomass Production and Use', Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 3[2],  [Burritt, RL, and Schaltegger, S,], 2012 (ERA=unlisted)
  • 'Adequacy of policy and practices for small agricultural dam safety accountability and assurance in Vietnam' Agricultural Water Management, 2012, 112, Sept. 63-74 [Dam, T.T., Burritt, R.L. and Pisaniello, J.] (ERA=A).
  • 'Forging cleaner production: the importance of academic-practitioner links for successful climate accounting and sustainability', Journal of Cleaner Production, 2012 (Special Issue on Climate Change) [Burritt, R.L. & Tingey-Holyoak, J.] (ERA=A).
  • 'Environmental Accountability and Performance: planet, people, profits' Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, special issue 'AAAJ and Research Innovation' 2012,  25[2]: 370-405  [Burritt R.L.] (ERA=A*)
  • 'Appropriate Small Dam Management for Minimising Catchment-wide Safety Threats: International Benchmarked Guidelines and Demonstrative Cases Studies from Australia' Water Resources Research 2012 [Pisaniello, J., Tingey-Holyoak, J and Burritt, R.L.] (ERA=A*)
  • 'Small dam safety problems in Vietnam and associated responsibility and accountability evidence from a rural commune'  Journal of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability, 17[3]: 154 – 181, 2011 [Dam, T., Pisaniello, J. and Burritt, R.L] (Level C).
  • 'Lease and service for product life-cycle management: an accounting perspective', International Journal of Accounting and Information Management 2011, 19[3]: 214-230 [Qian, W. and Burritt, R.] (Level B)
  • 'Analysis and Application of International Dam Safety Policy Benchmarks', Benchmarking: An International Journal, 2011, 18[2]: 301-317  [Tingey-Holyoak, J., Pisaniello, J.D. and Burritt R.L.] (Level B).
  • 'Dam Safety Management for Sustainable Farming Businesses and Catchments' Agricultural Water Management, 2011, 98[4]: 507-516 [Pisaniello, J., Burritt, R.L., and Tingey-Holyoak, J.] (Level A). Impact factor 2.016.
  • 'Carbon Management Accounting – Practice in Leading German Companies' Australian Accounting Review, 2011, 21[1]: 80-98 [Burritt, R, Schaltegger, S., and Zvezdov, D] (Level B)
  • 'Environmental Management Accounting in Local Government: A Case of Waste Management' Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 2011, 24[1]: 93-128 [Qian, W., Burritt R.L. and Monroe, G.] (Level A*)
  • 'Sustainability Accounting and Reporting. Fad or Trend?', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 2010 , 23[7], pp. 829-846 [Burritt, R.L. and Schaltegger, S.] (Level A*).
  • 'Sustainability Accounting for Companies. Catchphrase or Decision Support for Business Leaders' Journal of World Business, 2010, 45[4] pp. 375-384 [Schaltegger, S. and Burritt, R.L.] (Level A: Impact Factor 0.69)
  • 'Capacity Building in Accounting in an Australian University - lessons for South East Asia' Canadian and International Education Journal,  2010, 39[1], pp.10-18. (Level C)
  • 'Cross-sectional Benchmarking of Social and Environmental Reporting Practice in the Australian Oil and Gas Industry' Sustainable Development 2010, 18[2], pp.108-118 [Dong. S and Burritt, R.L.] (Level B).
  • 'Contingency perspectives on environmental accounting: an exploratory study', Accounting, Accountability and Performance 2009, 15[2], pp. 39-70 [Qian, W. and Burritt, R.L.] (Level C).
  • 'The Sustainability Agenda: A Preliminary Investigation of Accountancy Firm Managers' Perceptions of Support from the Professional Bodies' Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability 2009, 15 [4], pp. 3-11 [Tingey-Holyoak, J and Burritt, R.L] (Level C).
  • 'Sustainability Accounting in Local Government: Comparisons Between Japan and Australia' Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability, 2009, 15 [3], pp. 1-18 [Burritt, R.L, Thoradeniya, P., Omori, A. and Saka. C.]. (Level C).
  • 'Environmental management accounting for cleaner production: the case of a Philippine rice mill' Journal of Cleaner Production, 2009, 17[4], pp. 431-439 [Burritt, R.L., Herzig, C. and Tadeo, B.D.] (Level A: Impact Factor 1.073).
  • 'Influences on Sustainability Accounting in the Public Sector' Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability, 2009, 15 [2], pp. 2-16 [Burritt, R.L, Thoradeniya, P. and Saka. C.]. (Level C).

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  • Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds), The Accounting Profession's Engagement with Asia, Academic Leadership Series, 2014, Vol. 5 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand/CAGS, Sydney, pp. 118. 
  • Schaltegger, S., Harms, D., Horisch, J., Windolph, S.E., Burritt, R., Carter, A., Truran, S., Crutzen, N., Rhouma, A.B., Csutora, M., Tabi, A., Kokubu, K., Kitada, H., Haider, M.B., Kim, J.D., Lee, K., Moneva, J.M., Ortas, E., Alvarez-Etxeberria, I.,  Daub, C. & Schmidt, J., Herzig, C. & Morelli, J. (2013),  International Corporate Sustainability Barometer: A comparative analysis of 11 countries, Center for Sustainability Management e.V., Leuphana University, Luneburg, Germany.
  • Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds) (2013), The virtual university: impact on Australian accounting and business education, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/CAGS, Sydney, pp. 116.
  • Nepomuk Wahl, Tina Hildebrandt, Christine Moser, Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Katharina Averdunk, Robert Bailis, Kamini Barua, Roger Burritt, Janna Groeneveld, Alexandra-Maria Klein, Martin Kügemann, David Walmsley, Stefan Schaltegger and Thilo Zelt (2013)  Insights into Jatropha Projects Worldwide. Key Facts & Figures from a Global Survey, Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Lüneburg, Germany, December, pp. 72.
  • Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds) (2012), Emerging Pathways for the Next Generation of Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/CAGS, Sydney, p. 111
  • Herzig,C., Viere,T., Schaltegger, S. and Burritt, R.L. (2012) Environmental Management Accounting. Case studies in South-East Asian companies,  Routledge: London and New York,  pp. 313.
  • Burritt, R.L., Schaltegger, S., Bennett, M., Pohjola, T. and Csutora, M. (Eds.) (2011) Environmental Management Accounting and Supply Chain Management, Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science Series, Springer: Dorderecht, Heidelburg, London, New York, Vol. 27, 1st Edition, pp. 376.
  • Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (editors) (2011), Bridging the Gap between Academic Accounting Research and Professional Practice, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Sydney, p. 127.
  • Evans, E., Burritt, R., and Guthrie, J. (editors) (2010), Accounting education at a crossroad in 2010, ICAA, Sydney, pp. 93.
  • Burritt, R.L., Walker, D. and Carter, A.J. (2009), Way Lee. 100 years On, Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, pp. 50.

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  • Tingey-Holyoak, J. L., Burritt, R. L., and Pisaniello, J.D. (2013) 'Integration of Macro and Micro Sustainability Issues: The Need for 'Engineering Accounting'. In Environmental Software Systems. Fostering Information Sharing, Hrebicek, J., Schimak, G., Kubasek, M. and Rizzoli, A.E. (Eds), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp.500-507.
  • Guthrie, J., Burritt, R., Evans, E. (2013) 'Challenges for Accounting and Business Education: Blending Online and Traditional Universities in a MOOC Environment' in Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds) (2013), The virtual university: impact on Australian accounting and business education, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/CAGS, Sydney, pp. 9-22.
  • Dam, T., Burritt, R. L. and Pisaniello, J. D. (2013) 'How effective is small dam flood safety accountability and assurance policy in Vietnam?', in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Management Series, W. Leal Filho (ed.), Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Chapter 29, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31110-9_29, pp.437-461.
  • Pisaniello, J. D., Spassis, A. and Burritt, R. L. (2013) 'An engineering/accounting tool for minimising the cumulative flood threats of rural catchment dams', in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Management Series, W. Leal Filho (ed.), Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Chapter 36, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31110-9_36, pp.553-571.
  • Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J (2012) 'Challenges for Accounting Pathways in Australia in 2012: An Introduction' in Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds) (2012), Emerging Pathways for the Next Generation of Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/CAGS, Sydney.
  • Tingey-Holyoak, J., Pisaniello, J.D. and Burritt, R.L. (2012) 'Private Dam Safety Accountability and Assurance: Moving from Minimum to International Best Practice Policy Benchmarks', in Social and Environmental Accounting: Research Advances and New Perspectives, P.Arena and E.Cardillo (Eds.), ARACNE Editrice S.r.l., Rome, pp.199-222.
  • Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt, R. (2012) 'Transdisciplinary Nature of Accounting: A Pathway Towards the Sustainable Future of the Profession' in Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (eds) (2012), Emerging Pathways for the Next Generation of Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/CAGS, Sydney.
  • Burritt, R.L. and Carter, A. (2011) Case study 5 – MDK Taxation and Accounting Services in Rola-Rubzen MF, Gibbs J, Gabunada F, Burritt, R, Altangerel D, Fung L, Rubzen B and Carter A. (Eds) 'Growing businesses in the desert: Case studies of Australian desert micro, small and medium enterprises', DKCRC Report 74, Ninti One Limited, Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre (Ninti One Limited) Alice Springs, pp. 23-25,
  • Burritt, R.L. and Carter, A. (2011) Case Study 6 – Pike River Wool Shed (sun farm) in Rola-Rubzen MF, Gibbs J, Gabunada F, Burritt, R, Altangerel D, Fung L, Rubzen B and Carter A. (Eds) 'Growing businesses in the desert: Case studies of Australian desert micro, small and medium enterprises', DKCRC Report 74, Ninti One Limited, Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre (Ninti One Limited) Alice Springs, pp. 26-29.
  • Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt, R.L. (2011) 'Accounting Education for Sustainable Development: a View from the Profession' Chapter 9 in Filho, W.L. (ed) Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability. World Trends in Education for Sustainable Development, Peter Lang Scientific Publishers, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 149-171.
  • Guthrie, J. Burritt, R., and Evans, E. (2011), 'The Relationship between Academic Accounting Research and Professional Practice'  in Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (editors) (2011), Bridging the Gap between Academic Accounting Research and Professional Practice , Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Sydney.
  • Burritt, R., Evans, E., and Guthrie, J. (2010), 'Challenges for Accounting education at a crossroad in 2010', in Evans, E., Burritt, R. and Guthrie, J. (editors), Accounting education at a crossroad in 2010, ICAA, Sydney.
  • 'Carbon Management Accounting' in Kern, T., McGuigan, N., Ball. And Milne, M.J. Proceedings of the 7th Australasian Conference for Social and Environmental Accounting Research, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand 6-8 December 2009, available at http://www.bsec.canterbury.ac.nz/csear2009/proceedings.html#papers [Burritt, R, Schaltegger, S., and Zvezdov, D]

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  • Taking water into account' Accountancy Futures, Edition 09, 2014, pp. 60-62. [Burritt, R. and Christ, K.]
  • Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global SupplyChain, Supply Chain Opz, 10 November 2014 [Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Water accounting – a short term drought?'Acuity December 2014, accepted 22.10.14 by the editor Aaron Watson at CAANZ[Christ, K. and Burritt, R.].
  • 'Environmental Economics.' InternationalAccountant November/December 2014, pp. 20-21 [Christ, K. and Burritt, R.]
  • 'Women's Role in Corporate Sustainability',Women, Management and Work Newsletter, Faculty of Business and Economics,Macquarie University, 25 September 2014, p.1-2. [Burritt, R.L and Christ, K.L.].
  • 'Perfecting the supply chain' MHD Supply ChainSolutions, November/ December 2014, pp. 66-67.
  • 'Failing to account for water lets businessdown', for The Conversation, 1 August. This article re-titled as, 'Agribusinessleft out to dry?', was also featured in Allvoices.com, Queensland Country Life,The Land, and Stock Journal, 5 August 2014. [Christ, K and Burritt R.L]. 
  • 'Accountants: The Unlikely Environmentalists?', The Conversation, 8 August 2013, http://theconversation.com/accountants-the-unlikely-environmentalists-16040 [Christ, K. L, Tingey-Holyoak, J and Burritt, R. L]
  • 'Appropriate small dam management for minimising catchment-wide safety and drought threats', 2012, UNESCO Global Water Forum, Hydrology, Water and Agriculture, 3 April. [Pisaniello, J., Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • Tingey-Holyoak and Burritt (2012) 'Thinking outside the square: accountants have a role to play in a sustainable future', The Conversation, 27th August, http://theconversation.edu.au/thinking-outside-the-square-accountants-have-a-role-to-play-in-a-sustainable-future-8574.  
  • Pisaniello, J., Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt, R. (2012) 'Appropriate small dam management for minimising catchment-wide safety and drought threats', Water Engineering Australia, July 2012.
  • Burritt, R. and Tingey-Holyoak, J. (2012) 'Accountancy profession a driver of corporate sustainability', The Sustainability Report, http://www.thesustainabilityreport.com.au/accountancy-profession-a-driver-of-corporate-sustainability/2412/
  • Burritt and Tingey-Holyoak (2012) 'Accountants add up cost of sustainability', Campus Review 13th February, http://www.campusreview.com.au/blog/analysis/accountants-add-up-cost-of-sustainability/
  • 'Accounting for Sustainable Aviation' Charter, September 2011, pp.22-3, [Burritt, R., Schaltegger, S. and Tingey-Holyoak, J]
  • 'Integrated Reporting: Accounting's Coming of Age?', 2011, Faculty of Business, University of South Australia, Newsletter, pp.28-30 [Carter, A.C, and Burritt R.L.]
  • 'Small dams: a big cause for concern in Vietnam' International Water Power and Dam Construction, 2011 Vol 63, No 4, pp.18-22 [ Dam, T., Pisaniello, J.D. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'There's more to success than financials' InBusiness, Feb/ March 2011, p.60 [Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt R.L.].
  • 'The Value of Sustainability Know-how' Charter ICCA, July 2010, pp. 24-25 [Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt R.L.], reprinted in AFEC Magazine (tba).
  • 'Beyond Greenhouse Gases: Accounting for Changing Transport Cost Structures' Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability 2009, 15 [4], pp. 12-13 [Burritt, R.L and Tingey-Holyoak, J].
  • 'EMA- Investment in a South Australian sun farm' CIMA MAG July 2009.

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  • The Maritime Silk Road: New Institutional Perspectives on the Internationalization of Chinese Firms,' Strategic Management Society Conference, Sydney, 6-8 2014 December [Rammal, H., Burritt, R. and Gray, S.].
  • 'Sustainability, Dynamic Capabilities, andInnovation', 6th International Corporate Sustainability and ResponsibilityConference, 8-9 October 2014, Institute of Management, Humbolt University,Berlin. ID 179 [Crutzen, N., Rammal, H.G. and Burritt. R.L.].
  • 'What is the future of Material Flow Cost Accounting?' Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, 25 September 2014 [Burritt, R.L and Christ, K.].
  • Material Flow Cost Accounting: A Comprehensive Review and Research Agenda' submitted 16.1.14 to European Academy of Management (EURAM 2014), Valencia Conference Centre and the Faculty of Economics of University of Valencia, Spain, 4-7 June 2014 [Christ, K.L and Burritt, R.L.].
  • 'Resilience of water systems for business: a socio-technical approach' presented at the 19th Workshop on Accounting and Management Control "Memorial Raymond Konopka" , held in Burgos, Spain, 23-24 January 2014 [Ortas-Fredes, E, Tingey-Holyoak, J., Burritt, R.].
  • 'The Virtual University – Impact for Australian Accounting and Business' Accounting Frontiers Forum, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, Sydney 11 December 2013 [Evans, E. and Burritt, R.]
  • 'Material Flow Cost Accounting – take 4' CAGS, UniSA Business School seminar 13 November 2013[Burritt, RL, Shrack, D., Qian, W., Christ, K].
  • 'Accountability for Equitable and Safe On-Farm Water Storage Management: The Need for an Interconnected Approach' 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Dubrovnik, Croatia 22nd – 27th September 2013  [Tingey-Holyoak, J., Pisaniello, J. & Burritt, R.L.].
  •  'Sustainable resilience of water systems for business: a socio-technical approach', accepted for presentation at the 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 22 – 27 September 2013, Dubrovnik [Ortas-Fredes, E., Tingey-Holyoak, J., and Burritt, R.L.].
  • 'Sustainable resilience of water systems for business: a socio-technical approach' 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Dubrovnik, Croatia 22nd – 27th September 2013 [Ortas-Fredes, E, Tingey-Holyoak, J., Burritt, R.].
  • 'Building CSR Reporting Practice in China: Evidence from China's Mining and Minerals Industry'  paper presented at the 7th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference, Kobe, Japan, 25 July 2913 [Dong, S., Burritt, R.L. and Qian, W.]
  • 'Closing the research practice gap: the case of EMA for water' plenary paper, EMAN Global Confreence, Gold Coast,  14-16 July 2013 [Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'The Potential for Environmental Management Accounting Development in China' paper presented at EMAN Asia Pacific Conference, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, 14-16 July 2013 [Qian, W, Burritt, R, Chen, J].
  • 'Corporate Water Efficiency' guest seminar in Sustainability Science presented at the Centre for Sustainability Management, Leuphana University Luneburg, Germany, Tuesday 28 May 2013 [Burritt, R., Tingey-Holyoak, J., Ortas-Fredes, E.].
  • 'The Potential for Environmental Management Accounting Development in China' paper accepted for the EMAN Global Conference Gold Coast, Queensland, July 2013 [Qian, W., Burritt, R., Chen, J]
  • 'Integration of macro and micro sustainability issues: the need for 'engineering accounting, International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems , Austrian Institute of Technology,Vienna 9-11 October 2013 [Burritt, R.L., Tingey-Holyoak, J. &Pisaniello, J.]
  • 'Measuring impact: telling your own story', seminar presented in the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability Seminar Series, University of South Australia Business School on 7.2.13 [Burritt, R.L.,Guthrie, J., & Linacre, S.]
  • 'Australian Accounting Education and Research: Challenges and Possibilities' seminar presented in the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability Seminar Series, University of South Australia Business School on 31.1.13 [Guthrie, J., Evans, E. & Burritt, R.L.].
  • 'Australian Accounting Education and Research: Challenges and Possibilities' Research Seminar Department of Accounting, Waikato Management School, The University of Waikato, New Zealand, 21 November 2012 [Guthrie, J., Evans, E. and Burritt, R.].
  • 'An Assessment of CSR Reporting Practice in China's Mining and Minerals Industry' Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2-4 December 2012 [Dong, S., Burritt, R. and Qian, W]  
  • 'Stakeholder Influence on CSR disclosures in China's Mining and Minerals industry' Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2-4 December 2012 [Dong, S., Burritt, R.  and Qian, W.]
  • 'Do professional accounting bodies constrain the diffusion of sustainability accounting (and is this a good thing)?' plenary paper presented at at the Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network Europe Conference (EMAN Europe), Helsinki, Finland, 24-26 September 2012. [Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Recognising commitment to sustainability through the business model', S.C., EMAN, Sustainable Economy conference, Helsinki, Finland at the, September 24-26, 2012.[Lambert, S.C., Carter, A.J. and Burritt, R.]
  • 'Recognising commitment to sustainability through the business model', Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Bologna, Italy, 20 September 2012 [Lambert, S.C., Carter, A.J   nd Burritt, R.].
  • 'Return and Risk in Socially Responsible Investment in the Asia Pacific' paper presented at the Corporate Responsibility Research Conference 2012. Beyond the limits – below potential, 12-14 September 2012, BeM Bordeaux Management School, France [Ortas, E, Moneva, J.M. and Burritt, R.]
  • 'Comparative Perspectives in Sustainable and Responsible Business: Insights from the UK, the US, Australia and Germany' Workshop presented at the British Academy of Management Conference 2012. Management Research Revisited: Prospects for Theory and Practice, 11-13 September 2012, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK [Burritt, R., Herzig, C. and Schaltegger, S.]
  • 'Accounting for the impact of business on the environment: the importance of transdisciplinary based sustainability accounting education to build corporate socio-ecological resilience' paper submitted on 30.1.12 to the European Round Table on Sustainable Consumption and Production 2012 (ERSCP 2012), Bregenz, Austria 2012 [Burritt, R and Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, J].
  • ??? (info from Tuyet) The Sixth International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation, Hanoi, Vietnam 16-22 April 2012 [Dam, T., Pisaniello, J. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Transdisciplinarity nature of accounting: a necessary pathway to the sustainabile future of the profession' paper to be presented at Track 10 Accounting, auditing and control for sustainability, EURAM 2012, 6-8 June, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Tingey-Holyoak, J and Burritt, R.L].
  • 'Transdisciplinarity based sustainability accounting education of graduates', paper presented at the International Scientific Conference on "Sustainability Accounting and Reporting on Micro-economical and Macro-economical Level' University of Pardubice, Brno, Czech Republic, May 2012 [Tingey-Holyoak, J and Burritt, R.L].
  • 'Putting the wind up sustainability reporting in Spain: an institutional view' paper submitted to the 35th European Accounting Association Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 9-11 May 2012. [Burritt, R.L., Mosene, J.A., Moneva, J.M., Sanagustin, M.V. and Tingey-Holyoak, J.]
  • Burritt, R.L. and Tingey-Holyoak, J., 'Transdisciplinary Nature of Accounting: a pathway towards the sustainable future of the profession', Emerging pathways for the next generation of accountants, Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability/ Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 7 February 2012.
  •  'An engineering/accounting tool for minimising the cumulative flood threats of rural catchment dams', paper presented under Category 4: Climate Smart Methods, Tools and Technological Solutions, KLIMA 2011, 7-12 Nov 2011, www.climate2011.net [Pisaniello, J.D., Spassis, A. and Burritt, R.L.]
  •  'How effective is small dam flood safety accountability and assurance policy in Vietnam', paper presented under Category 3: Costs and Benefits of Climate-Smart Adaption, KLIMA 2011, 7-12 Nov 2011, www.climate2011.net [Dam, T., Burritt, R. L. and Pisaniello, J.D.]
  • 'The policy challenge of sustainable farm dam management' paper for presentation at Water and Climate: Policy Implementation Challenges, Practical Response to Climate Change National Conference 2012, National Convention Centre, Canberra, 1-3 May 2012 [Tingey-Holyoak, J.,  Pisaniello J.D. & Burritt R.L.]
  • 'Moving from Rhetoric to Effective Implementation for Australian Governments Sustainability Policies' paper accepted for presentation at the CSEAR Conference, Launceston, New Zealand, 5-7 December 2011 [Carter, A., Burritt, R.L. and Pisaniello, J.]
  • 'How effective is small dam flood safety accountability and assurance policy in Vietnam?' The acqua alta – Exhibition and International Conference on Climate Impact, Flood Protection and Hydraulic Engineering  11-13 Oct 2011, Hamburg, Germany [Dam T.T, Burritt R.L, Pisaniello J.D]  
  • 'An engineering/accounting tool for minimising the cumulative flood threats of rural catchment dams' The acqua alta – Exhibition and International Conference on Climate Impact, Flood Protection and Hydraulic Engineering  11-13 Oct 2011, Hamburg, Germany [Pisaniello, J., Shum, P., Burritt, R.L. & Spassis, A.]
  •    'Accounting for On-Farm Water Storage Practice in the Face of Dual-Extreme Cumulative Impacts and Threats in Catchments' The acqua alta – Exhibition and International Conference on Climate Impact, Flood Protection and Hydraulic Engineering  11-13 Oct 2011, Hamburg, Germany [Tingey-Holyoak, J.,  Pisaniello J.D. & Burritt R.L.]  
  • 'Sustainability accounting research and professional practice – is the gap bigger in emerging economies?' was presented as a plenary at the Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network - Africa Conference, University of Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa, 28-30 September 2011 [Burritt, R.L.  and Tingey-Holyoak, J.]
  • 'Integrating Market and Non-Market Strategic Sustainability Considerations in Management Control', presentation to the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia, 26 September 2011 [Burritt, R.L. and Schaltegger, S.]
  • 'Rolling out academic research to practitioners - the case of sustainability accounting' presented at the Institute for Environmental Sciences, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, 19 September 2011.
  • 'Environmental reporting in the Spanish wind energy sector' paper presented at the CSEAR Conference held at the University of Burgos, Spain 21-22 July 2011 R. Burritt J.M. Moneva Abadia J.A. Moseńe V. Sanagustin
  •  'Accountants as mental health workers: the public interest in regional and remote areas' paper presented at AFAANZ conference 1-3 July 2011, Darwin [Carter, A.J., Burritt, R.L. and Pisianello, J.D.]
  • 'Return and risk in Socially Responsible Investment in the Asia Pacific: a dynamic unobserved component CAPM approach with heteroskedastic disturbances' 20th European Financial Management Association (EFMA) conference to be held at the School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal, on 22-25 June , 2011  [Ortas, E., Moneva, J., Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'In different spheres: can researchers and practitioners encourage sustainability accounting? paper presented at the International Scientific Conference on "Sustainability Accounting and Reporting on Micro-economical and Macro-economical Level' University of Pardubice, Brno, Czech Republic, 23-25 May 2011 [Burritt, R.L and Tingey-Holyoak, J].
  • 'Beyond Markets – Strategic Sustainability Management Control' submitted 18 January 2011 to EURAM, 2-5 June, 2011,Tallinn, Estonia [Schaltegger, S & Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Sustainability Accounting Research and Professional Practice: Mind the Gap' Forum of the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability and Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, 1 February 2011, [Burritt, R.L. and Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, J.]
  • 'Sustainability Management Control' in: Csutora, M. and  Kerekes, S. (Hrsg.): Accounting for climate change: what and how to measure. EMAN-EU Conference, Budapest: AULA, 7-15 December 2010. [Schaltegger, S. & Burritt, R.L.]. (Proceedings)
  • 'Analysis and Application of International Dam Safety Policy Benchmarks',  abstract submitted 10 May 2010 to the Third Italian Conference on Social and Environmental Research, Centre on Social and Environmental Research, Catania, Italy 17-18 September 2010  [Tingey-Holyoak, J., Pisaniello, J.D. and Burritt R.L].
  • 'Carbon Management Accounting – Practice in Leading German Companies' presented at the Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) 2010, 1-3 September 2010, St Andrews, Scotland [Burritt, R.L, Schaltegger, S. and Zvezdov, D]
  • 'Farm dam safety accounting and reporting policy in Australia' American Accounting Association Conference. San Francisco, the US, American Accounting Association 2010, 29 [Pisaniello, D. J. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Sustainability Accounting Education: Pressures on Professional Accountancy Firm Managers' submitted to the Measuring and Communicating CSR and Sustainability: A Strategy Perspective track of the 10th European Academy of Management 19-22 May 2010 to be submitted to Management Accounting Research (level A) [Tingey-Holyoak, J. and Burritt, R.L].
  • 'Farm Dam Safety Accounting and Reporting Policy in Australia' paper presented at the AAA Public Interest Section, AAA Annual Conference, San Francisco, 31 July – 4 August, 2010 [Pisaniello, J. and Burritt R.L.]
  • 'The Sustainability Agenda: A Preliminary Investigation of Accountancy Firm Managers' Perceptions of Support from the Professional Bodies' paper submitted to the 33rd Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21 May 2010 [Tingey, J. and Burritt, R.L]. (post conference to be submitted to level A journal).
  • 'Macro Factors that Affect Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Assurance' paper to be presented at the International Scientific Conference on Sustainability Accounting and Reporting on Micro-economical and Macro-economical Levels, Environmental Accounting and Sustainable Development Indicators, Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, University of Pardubice, Brno, Czech Republic, May 2010 [Burritt, R.L., Shum, P. And Chen, H.]
  • 'Carbon Management Accounting – Practice in Leading German Companies' presented at the Eighth Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) 2009, 8-10 December 2009, Christchurch, New Zealand [Burritt, R.L, Schaltegger, S. and Zvezdov, D]
  • 'If we want better sustainability reporting and assurance, what do we do?' public presentation at Division of Economics and Business, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, 23 October 2009.
  • 'Sustainability Reporting and Assurance in OECD Countries' presented at the 7th Spanish Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, Universidad de Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, 10-12 September 2009, Gran Canaria [Shum, P. and Burritt, R.L.]
  • 'Sustainability Reporting and Assurance in Developing Countries' presented at the First South American Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, Federal University of Rio De Janerio, 27-28 July 2009, Brazil [Shum, P., Burritt, R.L. and Chen, H.]
  • 'A cross-country study of the determinants of sustainability reporting and assurance' presented at the First South American Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, Federal University of Rio De Janerio, 27-28 July 2009, Brazil [Shum, P., Chen, H. and Burritt R.L.]
  • 'Corporate sustainability – issues and implications for business practices and responsibilities' invited keynote address at the 'Sustainability: Corporate Challenges in the Era of Globalisation', National Seminar-Workshop on Corporate Sustainability 2009, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2 July 2009.
  • 'Issues of assurance: promoting assurance on corporate responsibility practice' panelist at the roundtable discussion 'Sustainability: Corporate Challenges in the Era of Globalisation', National Seminar-Workshop on Corporate Sustainability 2009, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2 July 2009.
  • 'Integrating Environmental Management Systems, Stakeholder Engagement Processes and Environmental Reporting', presented at the Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference 9-11 July 2009, Innsbruck, Austria [Adams, C., Burritt, R.L., and Frost, G.]
  • 'An exploration of responses to stakeholders of managers in organisations – some Australian cases' paper presented at the  Environmental Accounting and Sustainable Development Indicators Conference, EMAN 2009, 23-24 April 2009, Prague, Czech Republic [Adams, C., Burritt, R.L., and Frost, G.]