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James Hazelton

James Hazelton

A2B Symposium - Academic 2 Business - Research informing Business

19th November 2014, InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW, Australia

Dr James Hazelton

Topic: Water accounting: Current practices and future potential


The Chairman of Nestle recently stated that water is the most important sustainability issue facing the world today. In an effort to manage this most precious resource, a myriad of accounting approaches and standards have been developed, and businesses and governments across the globe are grappling with the best way to communicate water-related issues to their stakeholders. This presentation will provide an overview of the most important elements of water disclosures and recent developments in water accounting standards and practices. The presentation will also consider future possibilities for enhanced disclosures that might provide substantial benefits for both internal and external stakeholders.

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