Carbon emission accounting fraud

Haque, Shamima & Islam, Muhammad Azizul (2015) Carbon emission accounting fraud. In Schaltegger, Stefan, Zvezdov, Dimitar, Etxeberria, Igor Alvarez, Csutora, Maria, & Günther, Edeltraud (Eds.) Corporate Carbon and Climate Accounting. Springer International Publishing, Switerland, pp. 243-257.

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Abstract

This chapter explores the motivation behind potential carbon emission accounting fraud by corporations. There are several different possible risks of carbon emission accounting fraud which remain mostly overlooked by researchers to date, despite the fact that such frauds have a negative impact on a country’s economy as well as the real purpose of mitigating carbon emissions. The chapter offers discussion of some potential risks of carbon emission accounting fraud as well as related prevention policy. The study suggests that an effective mandatory carbon emission related fraud prevention policy is essential to eliminate opportunities to commit such fraud by corporations.

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ID Code: 94484
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Carbon accounting, Fraud, Prevention policy, Mitigation, Accountability, Disclosure
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-27718-9_11
ISBN: 9783319277165
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Facilities: The Cube
Deposited On: 06 Apr 2016 02:53
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2016 03:20

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