Business sustainability

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Birt, Jacqueline, Chalmers, Keryn, Byrne, Suzanne, Brooks, Albie and Oliver, Judy. 2012. "Business sustainability ." Accounting: business reporting for decision making, 4th ed.. Brisbane, Australia. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 39-72
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Business sustainability

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ERA Publisher ID2349
Book TitleAccounting: business reporting for decision making, 4th ed.
AuthorsBirt, Jacqueline (Author), Chalmers, Keryn (Author), Byrne, Suzanne (Author), Brooks, Albie (Author) and Oliver, Judy (Author)
Page Range39-72
Number of Pages34
Year2012
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
ISBN9780730302414
Abstract

Political and geostrategic themes are increasingly impacting on the business world. Financial markets are being profoundly influenced by environmental and social systems. Managers of today need to have an increased awareness of this impact to ensure their decisions take full account of the world around them. Climate change, a greater competition for resources, the shortage of soil and water, demographic imbalances, increased migration, increased techno-terrorism and transnational crime, swelling national and religious extremists and economic imbalances require new ways to think about efficiency and resource allocation.
This chapter provides a framework for reflecting on these issues.

Keywordssustainable business; environmental protection; quality of life; climate change
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440603. Economic geography
500102. Business ethics
410404. Environmental management
350107. Sustainability accounting and reporting
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Byline AffiliationsMonash University
School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
University of Melbourne
Swinburne University of Technology
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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