Author Archives: Professor Roger Burritt

Accounting for modern slavery, employees and work conditions in business – AAAJ Special Issue – update

Please find below revised information on the Call for Papers on “Accounting for modern slavery, employees and work conditions in business” to be submitted to Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal by 30 November 2019. “Special issue on: Accounting for modern slavery, employees and work conditions in business Call for papers Guest Editors: Dr Katherine Christ, […]

Water accounting and transdisciplinarity

A new article entitled “The role for transdisciplinarity in water accounting by business: reflections and opportunities” has been published in the Australasian Journal of Environmental Management by Dr Katherine Christ and Honorary Professor Roger Burritt. The article suggests pressure on water resources necessitates vigilant water management by business. As business is one of the largest […]

Current perceptions on the problem of modern slavery in business

Katherine Christ and Roger Burritt have published an article entitled “Current perceptions on the problem of modern slavery in business” in a new Wiley journal edited by Professor Richard Welford called Business Strategy & Development. Modern slavery in business is the subject of a Parliament of Australia Inquiry. The paper examines and synthesizes findings of […]

Environmental management accounting in local government

A new publication entitled ‘Environmental management accounting in local  government: Functional and institutional imperatives’ co-authored by Dr Wei Qian, and Professors Roger Burritt and Gary Monroe is now available on Financial Accountability & Management Early View. The Abstract is as follows: “The challenge of using environmental management accounting (EMA) tools such as full-cost accounting to […]

Water risk management in mining

In a newly published article in the Journal of Cleaner Production entitled “Water risk in mining: analysis of the Samarco dam failure” Roger Burritt and Katherine Christ explore the impact on water risk management in mining of the November 2015 Samarco tailings dam disaster in Brazil, the largest in the world according to many criteria. […]

Moving towards an Australian Modern Slavery Act: what does it mean for business?

On 7 December 2017 the Joint Standing Committee for Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade in Australia released its final report in relation to a Parliamentary Inquiry regarding whether a Modern Slavery Act was needed in the Australian context. The Inquiry was designed to consider ways in which Australia could combat the growing problem of modern […]

Accounting for modern slavery, employees and work conditions in business – AAAJ Special Issue

A Call for Papers on ‘Accounting for modern slavery, employees and work conditions in business’ has just been announced to be published in a Special Issue of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. Full details can be found here. Guest Editors for the Special Issue are: Dr Katherine Christ, University of South Australia Business School Professor […]