Category environmental management accounting

The need for monetary information within corporate water accounting

A new publication by Professor Roger Burritt from the Fenner School of Environment and Society, College of Medicine, Biology & Environment, The Australian National University, and Dr Katherine Christ from the University of South Australia Business School, Adelaide, is available in the Journal of Environmental Management. Citation: Burritt R. and Christ, K. (2017) ‘The Need for […]

Extending Material Flow Cost Accounting to the Supply Chain – ISO 14052

Material Flow Cost Accounting, as with Carbon Accounting, now recognises the importance of incorporating supply chain issues and provides practical advice on application through ISO 14052 (2017). Dr Katherine Christ and Professor Roger Burritt  consider development of ISO 14052 in their article ‘Extending Environmental Cost Accounting to the Supply Chain’ published by the International Federation […]

Water Management Accounting: A Framework for Corporate Practice

The following article has been accepted for publication: Christ, K. and Burritt, R., (2017) ‘Water Management Accounting: A Framework for Corporate Practice’,  Journal of Cleaner Production, tba [Status: Accepted 23 March] [Refereed] [Quality: A] [Weight: 5] [Mission Code: REP-PUBLICATIONS] Abstract Water initiatives for business and in business have ballooned in the 2010’s because of concerns […]

Australian Bureau of Meteorology to continue its vital water information functions

According to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, on 19 December 2016 in a Media Release entitled ‘Coalition continues strong commitment to ag and water programmes‘ amongst these government funding will be secured for vital ongoing Bureau of Meteorology water functions, hopefully including corporate water accounting. Anna […]

Local Government Use of Environmental Management Accounting for Waste and Recycling Services

Wei Qian, Roger Burritt and Gary Monroe have the following paper ‘Environmental Management Accounting in Local Government: Functional and Institutional Imperatives’, accepted for publication in Financial Accountability and Management, expected in 34[3], in 2018. The Abstract is provided below for information as early view is not yet available. However, a copy is accessible on SSRN at […]

Accountancy and the UN Sustainability Development Goals

The Head of Professional Accountants in Business and Integrated Reporting at the International Federation of Accountants,  Stathis Gould, says it is Time to Act. In an article on their Knowledge Gateway entitled “Time to Act: The Accountancy Profession’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals” Stathis tries to awaken concern of accountants for one of the critical […]

Australia: Greenhouse gas emissions data available

On 26 February 2016 the Australian Clean Energy Regulator released the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) data for 2014-15. Australian corporations that meet certain thresholds are required to report annually on their emissions and energy consumption to the Clean Energy Regulator. While about 60 per cent of Australia’s total emissions are said to be reflected […]