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Business and environmental accountability

Lesley Grayson

Business and environmental accountability

an overview and guide to the literature

by Lesley Grayson

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Published by S.Thornes in Cheltenham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental responsibility.

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published by Technical Communications in association with the British Library.

    StatementLesley Grayson and Helen Woolston with Joseph Tanega.
    SeriesBusiness & the Environment-Practitioner Series
    ContributionsWoolston, Helen., Tanega, Joseph.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination89p. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19496453M
    ISBN 10074871863X
    OCLC/WorldCa613274034

    Social accounting (also known as social accounting and auditing, social accountability, social and environmental accounting, corporate social reporting, corporate social responsibility reporting, non-financial reporting or accounting) is the process of communicating the social and environmental effects of organizations' economic actions to particular interest groups within society and to. Each time an environmental issue comes to the fore, people begin to line up on various sides. The media is usually accused by some of creating sensationalism by bringing the issue to public attention.

    Social and Environmental Accountability Journal. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article. New content Conceptions of the business-society-nature interface: Implications for management scholarship. John Ferguson. SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY JOURNAL. Nola . Corporate social responsibility and environmental accountability have become an integral part of modern business organizations. The emphasis is on ensuring that the business organizations are adhering to the international environmental policies and regulations.

    Environmental issues now loom large on the social, political, and business agenda. Over the past four decades, corporate environmentalism has emerged and been constantly redefined, from regulatory compliance to more recent management conceptions such as pollution prevention, total quality environmental management, industrial ecology, life cycle analysis, environmental strategy, .   More and more managerial challenges require leaders to be accountable-to take initiative without having full authority for the process or the outcomes. Accountability goes beyond responsibility. Whereas responsibility is generally delegated by the boss, the organization, or by virtue of position, accountability is having an intrinsic sense of ownership of the task and the willingness to face.


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