2018-08-17
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Environmental Accounting

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Start DateVenue1 Week2 Weeks

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Course Overview

Environmental Accounting is an important tool for understanding the role played by the natural environment in the economy. Environmental accounts provide data which highlight both the contribution of natural resources to economic well being and the costs imposed by pollution or resource degradation. It refers to modification of the System of National Accounts to incorporate the use or depletion of natural resources.

This course will help you to understand the purposes of the System of National Accounts, the monitoring of the interaction between the economy and the environment by using indicators and descriptive statistics as a tool for strategic planning and policy analysis in order to identify more sustainable development paths and it will address the issues related to the full economic value of environmental resources or the role which they play in productive activity.

Course Objectives

Understanding what Environmental Accounts is
Analysis of the format of the economic accounts using the framework developed by United Nations Statistical Division (UNSTAT)
Identifying the environmental issues in conventional accounting
How to integrate conventional accounting and ecological accounting by using and developing eco-efficiency indicators

Course Outline

What Environmental Accounting is – and is not. Why it matters. How is done
The purpose of managing environmental information
Environmental issues in conventional accounting
Ecological Accounting
Integration
The System of Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting (SEEA)developed by the United Nations
System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Water
Practical Case Studies

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