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Environmental Performance Measurement, Accounting and Reporting (6 points)


Leader: TBA

Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Concepts and techniques relating to environmental performance measurement. Measures for assessing ecological sustainability and eco-efficiency. Information systems for integrating environmental management into corporate management accounting and reporting systems. 'Hidden' costs associated with poor environmental practice, waste and inefficiencies, especially alternative systems to enhance the transparency of corporate accounting practices. The aim is to develop an understanding of the general implications of sustainability issues for financial decision-making rather than specific models.

Assessment: Essay or (mock) report to senior management (3000 words): 45% + A case study (2000 words): 45% + A class presentation: 10%

Contact Hours: 2 hour lecture per week

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