Category Supply chain

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 […]

Modern slavery and how accountants can fight it – are you involved with a global supply chain?

A Parliamentary Inquiry into the establishment of an Australian Modern Slavery Act has just produced its Interim report, with a final Report expected to be published at the end of 2017. The Australian Government Department of Justice has also released a consultation document about suggested Global Supply Chain Reporting requirements in Australia. Put the two together and […]

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 […]

Supply Chain-oriented Corporate Water Accounting: a Research Agenda

Shortly to appear on Emerald EarlyCite is the following article: Christ, K. and Burritt, R. (2017), ‘Supply Chain-oriented Corporate Water Accounting: a Research Agenda’, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 8[2] Abstract Purpose Water is critical to all life on Earth and a crucial business resource which evidence suggests is often mismanaged. Corporate water accounting […]