Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal: Volume 3 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Sustainability accounting for the industrial use of biomass

Guest Editors: Professor Dr Stefan Schaltegger, Professor Roger Burritt

Measuring the (un‐)sustainability of industrial biomass production and use

Roger L. Burritt, Stefan Schaltegger

The purpose of this paper is to explore the scope of applications and benefits of sustainability accounting for the production and industrial use of biomass as an energy source…


Biofuels investments in tropical forest‐rich countries: implications for responsible finance

Jan Willem van Gelder, Laura German, Rob Bailis

The global biofuels sector has expanded rapidly in the past decade, with feedstock expansion penetrating many tropical areas. While the emerging demand for biofuels represents an…


Environmental sustainability – aspects and criteria in forest biorefineries

Annukka Näyhä, Susanna Horn

The purpose of this study is to examine what the most significant aspects of environmental sustainability in the forest biorefinery sector are and what kind of criteria should be…


Sustainable plant oil production for aviation fuels: Assessment challenges and consequences for new feedstock concepts

Florian Lüdeke‐Freund, David Walmsley, Mirco Plath, Jan Wreesmann, Alexandra‐Maria Klein

This article seeks to address aviation as an emerging biofuel consumer and to discuss sustainability issues and consequences for feedstock production concepts. Biojet fuels have…


Limitations of LCA in environmental accounting for biofuels under RED

Tereza Bicalho, Jacques Richard, Cécile Bessou

The Renewable Energy Directive (RED) is a specific example of life cycle assessment (LCA) applied to legislative measures that have far‐reaching implications for economic…

How biofuels could take off

Renée Telkamp

The purpose of this paper is to shed light on the biofuels debate in air transport.

Greenhouse gas emissions reporting and assurance: reflections on the current state

Nonna Martinov‐Bennie

Global climate change has become a major societal issue providing the impetus for governments to legislate policy in order to manage and mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…


Regulating for rights and sustainability: biofuel in Malaysia

Ken McPhail, Tengku Farrah Maimunah

Industrial biofuels have been promoted as one solution to energy security, climate change and rural development, however many non‐government organisations argue that national…


Implications of biomass production and accountability for “water grabbing”

Joanne Tingey‐Holyoak, John D. Pisaniello

This paper aims to provide a view on the implications of large‐scale increases in demand for biomass production on water storage behaviours. In climates of high variability in…

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