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The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAPP) will hold the fifth of its annual conferences rotating among the IE Business School, the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. The fifth conference will be held on June 3, 2016, at IE Business School –Madrid Campus. The fifth conference will be focused around the theme of Sustainability Accounting, Reporting and Assurance. A special issue of JAPP will be published based on the papers and related discussions presented at the Conference.

 Areas of interest:

  • The conceptual framework of sustainability accounting.
  • Mapping the field: sustainability, corporate social responsibility, responsibility and non-financial reporting/accounting.
  • Sustainability accounting and reporting and firm value creation.
  • Sustainability performance measurement and reporting.
  • Normativity in sustainability accounting across jurisdictions.
  • The convergence between state and non-state regulation.

  • Sustainability accounting and corporate governance.
  • The assurance of sustainability accounting and reporting.
  • The profile of the assurer of sustainability reporting.
  • Management accounting implications of sustainability accounting
  • Corporate carbon accounting and reporting.
  • Issues in sustainability reporting: biodiversity, water, supply chain.

Conference coordinators:

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