The Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) is an international scholar network whose aim is to enhance, promote and disseminate research and knowledge in the field of social and environmental accounting and reporting as a means to envisage and build a more sustainable society and economy.
CSEAR Italy is one of the Nation-based satellites of CSEAR, the Centre for Social and Environmental Research that is currently based in St. Andrews (Scotland).
The CSEAR Italian Office was formally set up in January 2014 as a culmination of dialogues and initiatives, which had been organized over the past years and since the first CSEAR Italian Conference held in the University of Bergamo in 2006. In particular, it was during the IV Italian CSEAR Conference held in Levico Terme (Trento-Italy), when the 'historical' group of the Italian CSEAR members came together to talk about current problems and future perspectives of research in social and environmental accounting and reporting in the Italian context.
The CSEAR Italian Office, in collaboration with the colleagues of the wider CSEAR Network, aims to facilitate research and disseminate knowledge in the field of social and environmental accounting and accountability by promoting dialogue and collaboration between academia, policy-makers, business, practitioners and other societal stakeholder groups. In particular, CSEAR Italy aims to:
The Centre for Social and Environmental Research (CSEAR) is an international membership-based network that aims to mobilize accounting scholarship to enable a more sustainable society.
CSEAR aims to be a world-recognized, global community of scholars who engage with students, activists, practitioners, policy makers and other interested groups in order to generate and disseminate knowledge on social and environmental accounting and accountability. CSEAR's mission is to encourage and facilitate high quality, relevant research, teaching and external engagement with practice and policy through developing knowledge, expertise, resources and a supportive network for mentoring and career development.
CSEAR activities include:
The CSEAR Italian Office undertakes many activities and organizes/promotes several initiatives, including:
The CSEAR Italy supports and promotes the organization of the bi-annual CSEAR Italian Conference. Previous CSEAR Italian Conferences: