- Are Academics Committed to Accounting Ethics Education?
This paper reviews the current commitment of accounting academics to teaching accounting ethics. In the course of the review it assesses the recent initiative of the American Accounting Association; n...
Citation: Gunz, Sally; McCutcheon, John. 1998. Are Academics Committed to Accounting Ethics Education? Journal of Business Ethics 17 (11):1145-1154.
Areas of Interest: Accountability - Auditing, Accountability - Certification, Education
- Can Ethical Trade Certification Contribute to the Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals? A Review of Organic and Fair-trade Certification
The growth of ethical consumerism in developed countries has led to increased imports of environmentally and socially certified products produced by the poor in developing countries, which could potentially contribute towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This paper examines the impact of the conditions for organic certification and fair-trade certification on the achievement of the MDG targets....
Citation: Setboonsarng, S. 2008. Can Ethical Trade Certification Contribute to the Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals? A Review of Organic and Fair-trade Certification. In ADB Institute Discussion Paper: ADB Institute.
Areas of Interest: Accountability - Certification, Consumer Issues - Ethical Consumption, Development
- Global Corporate Governance: Soft Law and Reputational Accountability
In this article I show how corporate governance can focus on the role of soft law in today's global environment. Soft law is analyzed as a mechanism for constraining corporate behavior. In reconciling financial and social imperatives, firms are advised to consider the impact of compliance with soft law on reputational capital....
Citation: Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Volume 35, Number 1 (2010) pp. 41-106.
Areas of Interest: Accountability, Accountability - Auditing, Accountability - Certification, Accountability - Reporting, Corporate Governance, Corporate Governance - Self-Regulation, Corporate Governance - Transparency, Corporate Social Responsibility, Globalization, Human Rights, Leadership, Public Policy - Regulation, Sustainability
- Looking Beneath the Surface: An Assessment of the Value of Public Support for the Metal Mining Industry in Canada
Mining has been portrayed as a sector that "built" Canada. The industry commonly refers to this history while asserting its continuing importance to the Canadian economy. But the industry must now also face questions about its environmental, social and economic sustainability....
Citation: Winfield, Mark, Catherine Coumans, Joan Newman Kuyek, Francois Meloche, and Amy Taylor. 2002. Looking Beneath the Surface: An Assessment of the Value of Public Support for the Metal Mining Industry in Canada. Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development and MiningWatch Canada.
Areas of Interest: Accountability - Certification, Development, Economic - Environmental, Economic - Social, Public Policy, Resource Extraction, SRI/Responsible Investment, Sustainability