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Workshop on Sustainability Reporting, Regulation and Practice 2021

Essex Business School and Norwich Business School are jointly organising the first edition of the Workshop on Sustainability Reporting, Regulation and Practice.

  • Thu 29 - Fri 30 Apr 21

    09:00

  • Online

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    Workshops, training and support
    Workshop on Sustainability Reporting, Regulation and Practice

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    Essex Business School

Essex Business School and Norwich Business School are jointly organising the first edition of the Workshop on Sustainability Reporting, Regulation and Practice. The workshop brings together researchers, practitioners and policy-makers with a common interest on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure and performance in organisations. The workshop also aims to identify emerging themes for future research.

How to submit

We are accepting papers for presentation in the area of sustainability from both the accounting and banking and finance perspectives. Authors that are interested to present at the workshop need to email a full paper to safm-network@essex.ac.uk by 31 March 2021. The workshop is associated to the Accounting Forum Special Issue on “Non-financial Reporting Regulation: Role, Process and Consequence”.

Authors should clearly indicate that they wish to be considered for the Special Issue of Accounting Forum (Guest Editors Diogenis Baboukardos, Silvia Gaia, Philippe Lassou and Teerooven Soobaroyen).

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas: 

  • Contribution of CSR to the UN SDGs
  • CSR and accounting practices
  • CSR and banking risks
  • CSR and corporate governance
  • CSR audit and assurance practices
  • CSR reporting and readability
  • Economic and social consequences of CSR regulation
  • ESG, socially responsible investing and impact investments
  • Financial versus social performance
  • Green Finance and green bonds
  • Responsibility and ethical culture in banking and finance
  • The process of CSR regulation

How to book

Book your place on Eventbrite.

Attendance to the workshop is free of charge. The organisers gratefully acknowledge the support of the Eastern Arc.

For more information, please email safm-network@essex.ac.uk.

The Workshop Programme is now available.

Workshop details

Keynote speakers

  • Giovanna Michelon, Professor of Accounting, University of Bristol
  • Luc Renneboog, Professor of Corporate Finance, Tilburg University
  • Jeffrey Hales, Chair of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Charles T. Zlatkovich Centennial Professor of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin

Discussants

Accounting

Guest Editors, Accounting Forum Special Issue

Banking & Finance

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