Plenary speakers

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Igor Alvarez Etxeberria is associated professor (full professor accredited) of accounting at the University of Basque Country. He also member of the Steering Committee of EMAN Europe. His interests are the role of business in sustainable development, social and environmental reporting, carbon accounting, Biodiversity accounting and CSR performance. He has published in a number of journals that include Accounting, Business Strategy and Environment, CSR and Environmental management, Ecological Economics, Journal of Cleaner Production, Sustainable Development, Supply Chain management and International Journal, Spanish Accounting Review and Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting.

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Cristiana Parisi is associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Cristiana is an acknowledged member of the social and environmental accounting research community. Cristiana’s research interests lie in the area of management accounting and mainly focus on the conditions and consequences of the implementation of management control technologies within organisations. Her work explores the pervasive and enabling characteristics of performance management practices and focuses on area of social and environmental accounting and accountability and circular economy. Cristiana has been appointed member of the Editorial Board of the “Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal” and she is currently Guest Editor for the same journal for the ongoing special issue “Accounting for the Circular Economy within Cities”. Cristiana is leading the Horizon 2020 project ‘constRuctive mEtabolic processes For materiaL flOWs in urban and peri-urban environments across Europe’ (REFLOW), in the role of overall Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator. The REFLOW research project aims at supporting the transition towards circular economy at the urban level.

 

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Carlos Larrinaga is professor of accounting at the University of Burgos, Spain. He also is associated to the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research, University of St Andrews. Formerly he served at the University of Seville, and at Carlos III University. His interests are the role of business in sustainable development, and particularly the normativity of social and environmental reporting. In the last years he is studying the interplay between accounting, modernity and the Anthropocene from historical, coloniality and ecological perspectives. He has published in a number of journals that include Accounting, Organizations and Society, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and European Accounting Review.

He also serves in the editorial board of various journals and is Associate Editor of the European Accounting Review.

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Dr Sabina Scarpellini is an associate professor at the Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Zaragoza, and she is PhD in Accounting and Finance (University of Zaragoza). She holds an MSc degree in Management of Organizations and a second PhD degree in renewable energy and energy efficiency. With a broad previous professional experience in private R&D Institutes, Dr Scarpellini has led and has participated in R&D projects. She is the author of many international scientific papers and books and is a member of different national and international technology platforms and committees.