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Introduction to the SAGE major works in social and environmental accounting

Volume 4: Practices, initiatives and possibilities for the future
Article titles

1) New accounts from practice

Bebbington K.J. and R.H. Gray (2001) "An account of sustainability: Failure, success and a reconception", Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 12(5), October, (pp557-587).

Gray R.H., C. Dey, D. Owen, R. Evans and S. Zadek (1997) "Struggling with the praxis of social accounting: Stakeholders, accountability, audits and procedures", Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 10(3), (pp325-364).

Jones M.J. and J. Matthews (2000) Accounting for biodiversity: A natural inventory of the Eden Valley Nature Reserve (extract) Occasional Paper No 29 (London: ACCA)

2) New forms of accounts

Bebbington J., J. Brown, B. Frame and I. Thomson (2007) "Theorizing engagement: the potential of a critical dialogic approach", Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 20(3), (pp356-381).

Cooper, C., Taylor, P., Smith, N and Catchpowle, L. (2005) "A discussion of the political potential of Social Accounting", Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 16 (7), (pp951-974).

Adams C. (2004) "The ethical, social and environmental reporting-performance portrayal gap", Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 17(5), (pp731-757).

3) Extending the debate

Ball A. (2003) "`Environmental' and `Sustainability' Accountign and Reprting in the Public Sector" CIPFA Spectrum (3) pp2-3

Marcuccio M. and I. Steccolini, (2008) "Social and environmental reporting in local authorities" Public Management Review 7(2) pp155-176

Lehman, (2007) "Ethics, Communitarianism and Social Accounting" in Gray R.H. and J. Guthrie (eds) Social Accounting, Mega Accounting and beyond: A Festschrift in Honour of M. R. Mathews (St Andrews: CSEAR Publishing) pp35-42

Lockhart J.A. and M.R. Mathews (2000) "Teaching Environmental Accounting: A Four-Part Framework" Advances in Accounting Education Teaching and Curriculum Innovations Vol.3, (pp57-84)

Owen D. L. and T. Swift (2001) "Social accounting, reporting and auditing: beyond the rhetoric" Business Ethics: A European Review 10(1) pp4-8

Gray R.H. and R. Kouhy (1993) "Accounting for the environment and sustainability in lesser developed countries: An exploratory note", Research in Third World Accounting, 2, (pp387-399).

Margolis J.D. and J.P. Walsh (2003) "Misery loves companies: Rethinking social initiatives by business", Administrative Science Quarterly, 48, (pp268-305).

4) Responding to new issues

Bebbington J. and C. Larrinaga-González (2008) "Carbon trading: Accounting and reporting issues", European Accounting Review, 17(4), (pp697-717).

Deegan C. and C. Blomquist (2006) "Stakeholder influence on corporate reporting: An exploration of the interaction between WWF-Australia and the Australian minerals industry", Accounting Organisations and Society, 31(4/5), July/August, (pp343-372).

Unerman J. and M. Bennet (2004) "Increased stakeholder dialogue and the internet: towards greater corporate accountability or reinforcing capitalist hegemony?", Accounting Organizations and Society, 29(7), October, (pp685-707).