social accounting issues

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Issues that concern the impact of an entity on society, both within the organization and externally. Social accounting issues may include charitable donations of equipment and time, education initiatives (such as sponsorships and research funding), product safety, community involvement, employment of disadvantaged groups, and the provision of sports equipment or sponsorship. Environmental issues that are often also included under this heading include energy conservation and control of pollution. See social responsibility reporting.

Subjects: Accounting.

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