Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Giving shape and structure to the mess of sustainability accounting

Osborn, Dick

Description

Pidd (1996) defines a mess as an unstructured situation where disagreement exists as to what needs to be done and why. This work-in-progress establishes sustainability accounting as a mess. Transmitting new ideas on sustainability from a mess is unlikely to achieve positive responses from receivers. Combining secondary data on well-known sustainability accounting tools with the Innovation Adoption Curve is used to test this proposition. Adoption rates of ISO 14001 and the Global Reporting...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9085
Source: Sustaining our Social and Natural Capital

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Osborn_Giving2007.pdf791.47 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator