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By Lucrezia Songini,Anna Pistoni,Christian Herzig, et al.Emerald Group Publishing Limited|Emerald Group Publishing Limited||Adult NonfictionFinance, ManagementLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 13.12.2013Street date: 13.12.2013

ISBN-10: 1780527667

ISBN-13: 9781780527666

The function of this e-book is to discover new demanding situations and new customers for sustainability accounting learn, and to debate destiny instructions of study. It considers a wide spectrum of other theoretical lenses and learn tools, and explores a number of different types of organizational settings and practices in several countries.

This publication brings jointly articles that reflect on major parts of accounting: monetary accounting, auditing and managerial accounting, so as to significantly evaluation and boost theorizations and methodological functions to the research of all major accounting fields in a sustainability context. It goals to curiosity a particularly huge variety of lively researchers professors and practitioners (CPAs and CMAs, managers and managers, but in addition consultants), either from the accounting box, and from the sustainability and CSR domain names. This publication goals to curiosity researchers and practitioners in accounting, managerial regulate, auditing, CSR/sustainability...

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The authors reviewed the growing body of research on EMA mechanisms in order to give insights on what has been studied to date. They indicate the necessity for further theoretical and empirical work. In addition, they make suggestions of areas for future investigation. In particular researchers might explore the concept of environmental performance and the application of different forms of green management control within organizations. Moreover accounting scholars have the opportunity to further examine the role of EMA mechanisms in companies that do not seem to pursue environmental results for specific economic benefits.

305) states that institutional theory provides a complementary perspective, to both stakeholder theory and legitimacy theory, to investigate voluntary corporate reporting practices, and to understand how organizations comprehend and respond to changing social and institutional pressures and expectations. It could be argued that while legitimacy theory is more useful for determining in the short term why a given organization is making particular CSR disclosure, institutional theory is more helpful in the explanation of why given CSR disclosure practices become common in a particular context.

Finally, Parisi’s study shows that the use of the ad hoc methodology of causal mapping can support the process of quantifying the financial returns related to CSR. Empirically, the research relies on qualitative, deductive research that was undertaken at a leading international pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk, in order to provide more robust findings than those provided by previous studies. This setting is particularly relevant for the risk related to the management of sustainability in the pharmaceutical industry and the related problems of designing an effective SPMS.

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