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Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

The Rise of Integrated Reporting: Understanding Attempts to Institutionalize a New Reporting Framework

Research Seminars - business and economics
  • Topic: The Rise of Integrated Reporting: Understanding Attempts to Institutionalize a New Reporting Framework
  • Speaker: Jeffrey Unerman (University of London)
  • Venue:Level 3, Campus Hub (C10A)
  • When: 3rd July, 2014, (Thu)
  • Time: 11.00am - 12.15pm

Jeffrey Unerman is Professor of Accounting and Corporate Accountability and Head of the School of Management at Royal Holloway, University of London.

His research and public policy work focuses on the role of accounting
and accountability practices in helping organizations become more
sustainable, recognizing the interdependencies between economic, social
and environmental sustainability. A particular emphasis of this research is the potential and actual use of accounting in making the social and ecological impacts of organizational activities more transparent and in encouraging the embedding of sustainability within organizational decision-making.

Jeffrey is co-editor of Sustainability Accounting and Accountability (2014),
co-author of Financial Accounting Theory – European Edition (2011) and coeditor of Accounting for Sustainability: Practical Insights (2010).

He is an Associate Editor of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal and from 2012 to 2014 was President of the British Accounting and Finance Association, the UK learned society for accounting and finance. He holds a PhD in social and environmental accounting from the University of Sheffield, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and is an honorary member of CPA Australia. Since June 2014 he has been a coopted member of the ICAEW Council.

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