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

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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 ...

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

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Published date: July 1997

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Local EPrints ID: 36690
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/36690
ISSN: 0025-1682
PURE UUID: f6c61a0f-0766-40f8-b2da-1c420b220a15

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Date deposited: 22 Mar 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:44

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Author: D. Woodward
Author: F. Birkin

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