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Extinction Governance, Finance and Accounting: Implementing a Species Protection Action Plan for the Financial Markets


Dia 13 de Dezembro de 2021 (9:30 a.m. PT/UK time)

No próximo dia 13 de dezembro de 2021 realizar-se-á um Webinar subordinado ao tema: Extinction Governance, Finance and Accounting: Implementing a Species Protection Action Plan for the Financial Markets, inserido no ciclo "The ISCAP/IPP Accounting Webinar Series".  

A oradora convidada é a Professora Jill Atkins (University of Sheffield, UK)

Este seminário está integrado nas actividades de unidades curriculares das Licenciaturas em Contabilidade e Administração, Assessoria e Tradução, e do Mestrado em Contabilidade e Finanças, Mestrado em Finanças Empresariais e Mestrado em Economia Social. O evento destina-se a estudantes, docentes e investigadores da área da contabilidade; e insere-se no âmbito da Linha de Investigação "Accountability and Reporting" desenvolvida pelo CEOS.PP.   

Caso pretenda participar, p.f., contactar Cláudia Teixeira (mclaudia@iscap.ipp.pt) 

Link para a sessão: https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/82979370207?pwd=VHljc2R3dE9DTXVDVkY5NTVnYjNHUT09

ID: 829 7937 0207
Passcode: 795296


Guest Speaker: Professor Jill Atkins

Professor Atkins holds a Chair in Financial Management at Sheffield University Management School, the University of Sheffield and is also a Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. 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, which has to date published and commissioned a number of research monographs, and is directly involved in commissioning and editing the manuscripts for this series, as well as co-authoring some of the books. Professor Atkins chairs the British Accounting & Finance Association’s Special Interest Group on Corporate Governance. 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. Professor Atkins co-authored Chief Value Officer: Accountants Can Save the Planet, authored by Mervyn E. King. Her leading textbook, Corporate Governance and Accountability, is now in its 5th edition. She has published around 90 academic journal papers, books and practitioner reports to date from research into ESG investment, sustainability reporting and governance. Her forthcoming edited book, ‘Extinction Governance: Implementing a Species Protection Action Plan for the Financial Markets’ investigates the current development of initiatives aiming to integrate nature and biodiversity protection into finance and accounting.
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. Former academic roles include Professor of Accounting and Finance at Henley Business School, Professor of Corporate Governance and Accountability at King’s College, London, and Visiting Professor at the Universities of Gothenburg, The University of Pisa, Turku Business School, and The University of Cape Town. 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 and governance. She is an academic advisor to the ESG APPG (ESG All Party Parliamentary Group).

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