Six capitals : capitalism, climate change and the accounting revolution that can save the planet / by Jane Gleeson-White
By: Gleeson-White, Jane.Publisher: Sydney, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2020Edition: Revised ed.Description: xxxvi, 248 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781760876784.Subject(s): Corporate responsibility | Sustainability | BusinessOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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Can accountants save the planet? -- Three waves of wealth creation and the rise of accounting -- Beyond GDP: the 'new' wealth of nations -- Dealing with the corporation as monster and psychopath -- From South Africa to St James's Palace -- The holy grail: integrated reporting and the six capitals -- Rewriting the code: a twenty-first-century corporation and the rights of nature -- Corporations with conscience and a planet with being.
Defines four movements designed to overthrow capitalism as we know it which override the profit-driven modern corporation, the growth focused state, and the legal status of nature. Offers a story of multi-capital and ecosystem accounting, from post war to today, and reveals the critical role accounting has in reimagining the future.