Acting in the public interest: accounting for the vulnerable
View the 2019 PD Leake lecture given by Professor John Burns and Dr Stephen Jollands, Exeter University. Nicki Deeson, Amnesty International, gives a practitioner view.
Acting in the public interest: accounting for vulnerableWe know very little about some of the most vulnerable people in society – in the UK, until recently, we didn’t even count the deaths of homeless people. Hear how accounting can provide insights into the concerns, perspectives and needs of the vulnerable and how the profession can drive change.
Professor John Burns and Dr Stephen Jollands, Exeter University
Nicki Deeson, Finance Director, Amnesty International (53.05 minutes in)
The full academic paper from this lecture will be published in the annual International Accounting Policy Forum special issue of Accounting and Business Research in 2020.