MBA Career Resource Centre - Think and Drink

7 October, 2016 - 17:15 to 19:30
Executive Education Level 19, Central Plaza One 345 Queen Street Brisbane

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Driven by dramatic shifts in our natural environment, advances in technology, and emerging social trends, the wealth of organisations is changing.

Find out how accounting systems are evolving to identify the true value and wealth of nations and organisations, influencing policy changes that will shift our business environment and shape the organisations of the future.

This is an exclusive event for UQ Business School MBA students and alumni. Please ensure you register your attendance as places are limited

Dr Jane Gleeson-White
An internationally published writer, speaker and editor with degrees in literature and economics. She’s the author of Six Capitals: The revolution capitalism has to have (2015) and Double Entry (2012). Six Capitals was shortlisted for the 800-CEO-READ’s best Finance and Economics Book published in North America in 2015. Double Entry won the 2012 Nib Literary Award and was shortlisted for the 2013 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, the 2012 Age Book of the Year and the 2012 Queensland Literary Awards. Jane is also the author of Classics (2005) and Australian Classics (2007), and blogs at bookishgirl.com.au.

Carl Obst
Currently a Director of the Institute for the Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting (IDEEA). From 2010-2013, Carl was the lead author and editor of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) ─ the international standard for this area of work. In recent years he has been a leading player in closing the gap between national and corporate accounting approaches to natural capital accounting and also in bridging the differences in view on valuation between accountants and economists. His current work involves projects on environmental-economic accounting with the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, the UN Environment Program, the World Tourism Organization and Conservation International.