MARG 2009

The 2009 conference at LSE celebrated the 30th anniversary of the founding of the MARG conference.

The theme for this year's London conference was "Innovation and Sustainability in Management Accounting." The keynote speakers were Sir Michael Peat (Principal Private Secretary to TRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall), Professor Anthony Hopwood (Saïd Business School) and Professor Antonio Davila (IESE Business School).

To celebrate the occasion the presentations were recorded.

Morning Session

  • Professor Antonio Davila (IESE Business School, University of Navarra) The Role of Management Accounting in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
  • Dr Alex Bowen (LSE, Principal Research Fellow Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment) Sustainability, the Economics of Climate
    Change and Implications for Businesses.

Afternoon Session

  • Dr Andrew Holt (Kingston University) Environmental Management Accounting: Empirical Evidence from the UK Manufacturing Sector.
  • Professor Anthony Hopwood (Saïd Business School, Oxford) Some Thoughts on Trying to Account for Sustainability.

Late Afternoon Session

  • Mark Bromley (EDF Energy) Reporting Sustainability - A View from the Front Line.
  • Professor Michael Bromwich (LSE) and Professor Alnoor Bhimani (LSE) MARG Conference: Past, Present and Future.

Evening Session (ICAEW Distinguished Practitioner Lecture)

  • Sir Michael Peat (Principal Private Secretary to TRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall) Accounting for Sustainability: 21st Century Problems, 20th Century Solutions.

For more information about the history of MARG and previous conferences, please go to Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) conferences| .

MARG conference

The financial support of the CIMA General Charitable Trust is gratefully acknowledged.

The financial support of the ICAEW's charitable trusts is gratefully acknowledged.
The Centre for Business Performance manages all grant applications.

Further funding is also provided by the Department of Accounting at LSE.






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