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Green Accounting Initiatives and Strategies for Sustainable Development

Green Accounting Initiatives and Strategies for Sustainable Development
Author(s)/Editor(s): Chirața Caraiani (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania), Camelia I. Lungu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania), Cornelia Dascălu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania) and Florian Colceag (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)
Copyright: ©2015
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8720-2
ISBN13: 9781466687202
ISBN10: 1466687207
EISBN13: 9781466687219

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Description

In today’s society, environmental concerns are at the forefront of entrepreneurial decision-making and planning. With increased attention on an organization’s environmental impact, researchers and business leaders strive to provide the best methodologies and strategies for effective environmental reporting and accountability.

Green Accounting Initiatives and Strategies for Sustainable Development presents the latest scholarly research on the economic, social, and environmental objectives essential to the planning and support of future organizations and communities. This publication is an essential reference source for academicians, researchers, advanced level students, and professionals interested in designing business models and financial plans with consideration for environmental and social liabilities.

This publication features timely, research based chapters on economic, social, and environmental policies including, but not limited to, green performance measurement, triple bottom line reporting, sustainable societies, environmental protection, and risk and adaptive management.



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This volume integrates accounting with green performance measurement, reporting, and managing in an organization, outlining the combination of economic, social, and environmental objectives in corporate reporting. It describes the fundamental concepts in Triple Bottom Line reporting and best reporting practices used in social and environmental decision making, a social and environmental approach to accounting, European and international social and environmental reporting standards, costs and externalities in the context of social and environmental crises, and more.

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Author's/Editor's Biography

Chirața Caraiani
Chirata Caraiani is a Professor at Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania and has a PhD diploma in accounting. She has more than twenty years’ teaching and researching activity. The disciplines taught in the field of accounting are: Introduction in accounting, Financial accounting, Managerial accounting, Controlling, Accounting for Financial Market etc. The research interest manifests in managerial accounting, intellectual capital, social and environmental reporting and accounting, sustainable development, accounting education by publishing various theoretical and experimental studies in national and international journals, and by developing national research projects as manager and team member.

Camelia Lungu
Camelia Iuliana Lungu is a Professor at Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania and has a PhD diploma in accounting. She has a twelve years teaching and researching activity. The disciplines taught in the field of accounting are: Introduction in accounting, Financial accounting, Managerial accounting, Controlling, International Financial Reporting Standards etc. The research interest manifests in financial and reporting, managerial accounting, intellectual capital, social and environmental reporting and accounting, sustainable development, accounting education by publishing various theoretical and experimental studies in national and international journals, and by developing national research projects as manager and team member.

Cornelia Dascălu
Cornelia Dascalu is a Professor at Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania and has a PhD diploma in accounting. She has a more than twenty years’ teaching and researching activity. The disciplines taught in the field of accounting are: Bank accounting, Public accounting, Managerial accounting, Controlling, etc. The research interest manifests in managerial accounting, intellectual capital, social and environmental reporting and accounting, sustainable development, accounting education by publishing various theoretical and experimental studies in national and international journals, and by developing national research projects as manager and team member.

Florian Colceag
Florian Colceag is a mathematics professor and has a PhD diploma in Economics, accounting field at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. He is a former president of IRSCA Gifted Education and Educate Consortium. His interests manifested over time in various areas: development modeling, professional training and counseling, educational soft designing for gifted education, research and modeling in applied complexity instruments in various fields. He is a post- graduate fellow in gifted education and published various theoretical and experimental studies in national and international journals, and participated in developing national research projects as team member.

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