Management accounting for sustainable development. Part 2: from economic to ecological efficiency


Woodward, D. and Birkin, F. (1997) Management accounting for sustainable development. Part 2: from economic to ecological efficiency. Management Accounting, 75, (7), 42-45.

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Accountancy does not stand apart from the society in which it operates. As society's understanding of efficiency changes, so too must that of the accountant. As you will read in this article, environmental efficiency has changed accountancy practice in many ways. There is, however, potential for more change to come. As we discussed last month in the introductory article to this series, industrial activity will be sustainable -- this is not `an offer we can't refuse' -- it is a definition. If an industrial activity is not sustainable, it will either stop or it will have to change ...

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0025-1682 (print)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Management
ePrint ID: 36690
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:23
Contact Email Address: d.g.woodward@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/36690

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