Carol Adams

Carol‘ work is concerned with the role of accounting and reporting in the relationships between business, society and the environment. She was a member of the IIRC’s Capitals Technical Collaboration Group. Carol consults to multinational corporations and other organisations on corporate reporting and integrating sustainability into business practices. Recent assignments have included work with Royal Bank of Scotland and Dairy Australia on sustainability reporting and Cbus Superannuation fund on integrated reporting. She has also led the development of award winning sustainability reports, management and governance processes. Carol has served on a number of Boards and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD). She is Professor of Accounting at Durham University Business School in the UK. A number of her articles in academic journals of international standing are ranked in the top 20 most cited articles in the journal in which they are published and her work has been in the news. She is founding editor of the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. Her work has been cited approx. 8,000 times. For more information see