New Book Announcement
Just Published: Contemporary Issues in Sustainability Accounting, Assurance and Reporting

30% Discount for ARN Subscribers

Edited by Stewart Jones and Janek Ratnatunga this new title from Emerald Group Publishing draws together contemporary topics, themes and methodologies in the field of sustainability reporting and assurance to reveal how sustainability information is actually used, interpreted and processed by internal and external users. The following topics are addressed:
- value relevance of sustainability information;
- methodology and performance of Socially Responsible Investment funds;
- the current regulatory environment for both professional and legislative corporate sustainability reporting, and the case for more comprehensive systematic regulation;
- the role and effectiveness of shareholder activism in promoting improved sustainability practices among corporations;
- accounting challenges of the carbon economy in developed and developing nations;
- developing a theoretical framework for understanding the links between sustainability strategy, accounting and communication;
- recent empirical evidence on how organisations collect, measure and integrate sustainability information for internal decision-making tasks;
- understanding how to rank and rate the quality of corporate reporting from a sustainability perspective;
- audit and assurance of sustainability information.

As well as appealing to academics, this book will be of great interest to regulators, accounting practitioners, corporate managers, participants in emission trading schemes, auditors, financial analysts, stakeholder groups such as investors and lenders as well as environmental and special interest groups.

ISBN: 9781780520209 - Hardback - 347pages - $134.95

ORDER INFORMATION: To order, visit http://books.emeraldinsight.com/offer and enter your 30% discount code CISAAR1 before 31 December 2012. (In the event of any problems please email Emerald at hgravelling@emeraldinsight.com)



Posted 7/28/12