Reporting The Companies‘ Sustainable Performance In Agriculture
AbstractThe current financial statements don‘t put in evidence the companies‘ sustainableperformance due to the fact that the Financial Accounting does not recognize the social andenvironmental aspects with which a company is confronted. These impacts are more significant inagriculture, sector in which the natural environment and human resources are importantproduction factors. This paper presents the external environmental impacts of agriculturalproduction expressed in monetary terms that can be reflected in financial reporting. The case studyis operationalized in a vineyard farm, and the analysis marks out the lowering of the profit with theenvironmental costs. The sustainability financial reporting is an option for developing financemechanisms to help companies in becoming more sustainable.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia in its journal Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica.
Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
Issue (Month): 14 ()
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financial reporting; environmental impact; sustainable performance; Life Cycle Assessment; agricultural holdings;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
- Q51 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Valuation of Environmental Effects
- Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
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