Accounting for Sustainability module
This module is available for you to choose in your final year. The aim is to develop your knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues in the theory and practice of sustainability accounting, reporting and assurance. The first part of the module considers the rationale for sustainability reporting, sustainable development, codes and indices, regulation, the importance of stakeholder engagement and dialogue, green and ethical investment and the role of assurance. The second part of the module will focus on climate change covering topics such as carbon accounting, carbon footprints and carbon trading. There will be guest lectures who are current researchers or who have experience with public or private sector reporting.