Noting that new scientific findings point to the type of infrastructure required for an ecologically sustainable economic model, the authors offer a set of criteria for evaluating infrastructure projects--including full-cost accounting
This she does very well, touching notions such as ecological footprint, full-cost accounting
, and right livelihood.
"The corporate sector needs to make a shift from cost accounting to full-cost accounting
," said Saad Amanullah Khan, CEO Gillette Pakistan and the president of the American Business Council.
For their part, corporate leaders like Dow Chemical and the French PPR group (which owns Puma, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent) are both integrating full-cost accounting
into their bottom-line balance sheets.
The study undertook a full-cost accounting
review of food waste and leaf-and-yard waste composting throughout the region, as compared to other waste management options such as landfill and waste-to-energy (WTE).
The UN has now embraced "people, planet, profit" and it has become the dominant approach to full-cost accounting
Accordingly, full-cost accounting
systems (e.g., activity-based costing) assign the cost of setups to specific products.
NASA officials acknowledged that, as part of their implementation strategy, they had not yet converted the module to support full-cost accounting
. In addition, we found that NASA also deferred implementation of other key core financial module capabilities.
Recognizing that full-cost accounting
is necessary to link budget and performance integration, the Bush administration has transmitted to Congress legislative changes that will improve accountability and make budgeting and management in the executive branch more performance-oriented.
Forthcoming GPI Atlantic reports will include natural-capital accounts for forests, fisheries, soils, and agriculture; a greenhouse-gas account; an ecological footprint analysis for the province; an air-quality account, and a full-cost accounting
analysis of different modes of transportation in Nova Scotia.
* That met rigorous requirements for full-cost accounting
In a chapter entitled "Natural Resource Consumption: North and South," Allen Hammond furthers this line of argument by exploring full-cost accounting
. He explains that resource use and degradation could be significantly reduced if the prices paid for goods and services adequately reflected their environmental costs.