environmental accounting


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  • environmental accounting — UK US noun [uncountable] business a way of calculating the cost of a business decision that includes all its good and bad effects on, for example, the environment and people’s health, as well as the direct costs Thesaurus: environmental… …   Useful english dictionary

  • environmental accounting — See green reporting; social responsibility reporting …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • environmental accounting — UK / US noun [uncountable] business a way of calculating the cost of a business decision that includes all its good and bad effects on, for example, the environment and people s health, as well as the direct costs …   English dictionary

  • Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research — The Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) is a research and networking institution in the field of social accounting. It combines more than 600 active members, fellows and associates in over 30 countries.Based at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Environmental economics — is a subfield of economics concerned with environmental issues. Quoting from the National Bureau of Economic Research Environmental Economics program:Cquote| [...] Environmental Economics [...] undertakes theoretical or empirical studies of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Environmental pricing reform — (EPR) is the process of adjusting market prices to include environmental costs and benefits. An externality (a type of market failure) exists where a market price omits environmental costs and/or benefits. In such a situation, rational (self… …   Wikipedia

  • environmental costs — The costs of making sure that a company s activities do not damage the environment or that any such damage is put right. There are many types of environmental costs and these are often difficult to identify as they are hidden in overheads.… …   Accounting dictionary

  • Environmental enterprise — refers to environmentally friendly/compatible business. Specifically, an environmental enterprise is a business that produces value in the same manner which an ecosystem does, neither producing waste nor consuming unsustainable resources. The… …   Wikipedia

  • environmental audit — green audit An audit of the impact of the activities of an organization on the environment. Its purpose is usually to ensure that the organization has clear environmental policies, that its operations comply with the stated environmental policies …   Accounting dictionary

  • Environmental finance — portalpar|Atmospheric sciencesThe field of environmental finance, part of both environmental economics and the conservation movement, exploits various financial instruments (most notably land trusts) to protect biodiversity.Dr. Gretchen Daily, of …   Wikipedia

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