Economic Assessments of the Value of Sustainability
Introduction to Environmental Accounting
In June 1995, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a document entitled, “An introduction to environmental accounting [EA] as a business management tool: Key concepts and terms” (EPA 742-R-95-001). Produced as part of EPA’s Environmental Accounting Project, the document’s intent was to serve as a “primer” on the environmental accounting activities at several companies in North America. The document was designed to aid stakeholders in at least two ways: “(1) to orient readers to key concepts often ...