Reporting The Companies‘ Sustainable Performance In Agriculture
The 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.
Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
Issue (Month): 14 ()
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