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LT012054 LR07, 4 Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2 ECTS
Organised by
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Oana Apostol
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
2015–2016 X

Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to introduce contemporary aspects in the theory and practice of corporate responsibility reporting. Upon completion of the course, the students will know why companies should report on social and environmental aspects of their activities, how responsibility reporting is practiced and also to critically assess the quality of responsibility reports.

Contents

The course includes a discussion of limitations of traditional financial reporting in discharging accountability and lectures on the theory and practice of corporate responsibility reporting, such as: reasons for responsibility reporting, international corporate responsibility guidelines and standards, stakeholder engagement in reporting, integrated reporting, social assurance and auditing and critique of extant responsibility reporting practices.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 14 h 0 h

The course will combine lectures with practical exercises to be completed in class.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3rd

Study materials

1. UNERMAN, J; BEBBINGTON, J. & O’DWYER, B. Sustainability Accounting and Accountability, Routledge, 2014.
2. GLOBAL REPORTING INITIATIVE (GRI): Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (4.0), 2013
3. A collection of articles provided by lecturer.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Accounting and Finance
Turku School of Economics
Department of Accounting and Finance
Department of Accounting and Finance
Vaihtoehtoiset pakolliset opintojaksot (Accounting and Finance)
Department of Accounting and Finance
2015–2016
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Department of Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance
Quantitative Methods in Management
Business Law