Main Article Content
Literature on social and environmental aspects of accounting can be found since the early 1970s and the increase in the amount of research and interest is paramount. Consequently and at the same time the idea of accounting as a transcend element portrayed by social and environmental accounting (SEA) is being adopted by many quarters in companies’ accounting and reporting practices as well as management practices. Despite the substantial increase in SEA and reporting as well as management practices in many parts of the world, news on business’ implications with social and environmental problems tend to persist. The effectiveness of such practices could be due to adopting SEA and reporting without proper understanding of the whole concepts underlying the discipline. In this regard, a solid understanding of SEA as a new form of accounting is crucial so that those who practice actually embrace the concepts of SEA. This article reviews and analyses the different concepts of SEA with the intention to clarify the various and sometimes vague definitions of SEA.
The Asian Journal of Accounting Perspectives (AJAP) articles are published under a licence equivalent to the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License (CC BY-NC-ND). The licence allows users to copy, distribute, and transmit an article as long as the author is attributed. The article is not used for commercial purposes. The work is not modified or adapted in any way.
Authors are required to sign the Exclusive License to Publish agreement upon publication in the AJAP. The agreement grants the Publisher (Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Universiti Malaya) to publish and disseminate the articles.
Articles published in the AJAP are digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
Article Processing Charge
Articles publish in AJAP is free submission, production and publication charges. However, all accepted articles are required for language editing. The AJAP officially appointed and outsourced proofreader will conduct this process, and the authors will cover the cost. AJAP does not profit from this process and transaction.