Tue, 12 Sept|
The ISCAP/IPP Accounting Webinar Series
Accounting and Accountability for Rewilding, De-extinction and Biodiversity Protection with guest speaker Professor Jill Atkins (Cardiff University).
Time & Location
12 Sept, 09:30
About the Event
On 12 September, at 9.30am, the following seminar will be held as part of the ISCAP/IPP Accounting Webinar Series.
Accounting and Accountability for Rewilding, De-extinction and Biodiversity Protection. Guest speaker: Professor Jill Atkins (Cardiff University).
The webinar is part of the activities of the curricular units of the Degree in Accounting and Administration; Degree in Consultancy and Translation; Degree in Business Communication; Master's Degree in Accounting and Finance; Master's Degree in Business Finance; and Master's Degree in Management and Legal-Enterprise Regime of the Social Economy.
The event is aimed at students, teachers and researchers in the field of Accounting; and is part of the "Accountability and Reporting" research line developed by CEOS.PP.
Responsible for the events: Cláudia Teixeira (email@example.com).
Professor Jill Atkins
Professor Atkins is a Professor in Accounting at Cardiff Business School and is also a Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Her research focuses on corporate governance, responsible investment, sustainability, integrated reporting and extinction accounting. She is Series Editor for the de Gruyter Studies in Corporate Governance, and is directly involved in commissioning and editing the manuscripts for this series. She edited The Business of Bees: An Integrated Approach to Bee Decline and Corporate Responsibility which arises from a long-term project investigating the role of accounting and responsible investment in preserving biodiversity. She also wrote and edited, Around the World in 80 Species: Exploring the Business Case for Extinction Prevention, published by Routledge in 2019 as well as ‘Extinction Governance, Accounting and Finance’, co-edited with Martina Macpherson. Professor Atkins co-authored Chief Value Officer: Accountants Can Save the Planet. Her leading textbook, Corporate Governance and Accountability, is now in its 5th edition. Professor Atkins’ academic qualifications include a BA Hons (First Class) in European Economics with a Licence ès Sciences Economiques from the University of Nantes, an MSc in Corporate and International Finance from the University of Durham, and a PhD in Finance from the University of Manchester. Professor Atkins is well-known throughout the ESG investment industry and governance area as a thought leader and is regularly invited to give keynotes at international practitioner and academic events on sustainability accounting, finance and governance.