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The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business Annual Symposium 3 Nov 2021

Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business Annual Symposium 2021: a celebration of Jeffrey Unerman

This day long event on 3 Nov 2021 celebrated the late Jeffrey Unerman's contribution to sustainability accounting, through his academic work and membership of professional accounting bodies.

The hybrid event featured a mixture of in-person speakers and those who presented remotely, covering the full range of Jeffrey's academic and professional connections.

Speakers on the day included:

  • Angus Laing (Lancaster University)
  • Andy Rubin (Pentland Group)
  • Richard Spencer (ICAEW)
  • Lisa Jack (BAFA)
  • Ian Thomson (Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research)
  • Sandra Nolte (Lancaster University Management School, Accounting & Finance)
  • Gloria Agyemang (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Leonardo Rinaldi (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Brendan O'Dwyer (University of Amsterdam & University of Manchester)
  • Jan Bebbington (Rubin Chair for Sustainability in Business)
  • Martin Unerman (Jeffrey's brother)

Below you can access audio and video from presenters representing the insitutions that Jeffrey worked with, and 'Symposium Snippets', interviews with Jeffrey's long term collaborators and friends.

Further audio and video recordings from the presentations given on the day are being processed and will be uploaded in due course.

Institutions

A range of audio and video presentations from the Pentland Centre Annual Symposium 2021, by colleagues and friends representing the full range of Jeffrey's professional and academic connections.

Angus Laing (Lancaster University)

Audio of Angus Laing's presentation at the Symposium

Andy Rubin (Pentland Brands)

Video of Andy Rubin's presentation at the Symposium

Richard Spencer (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)

Audio of Richard Spencer's presentation at the Symposium

Lisa Jack (British Accounting and Finance Association)

Video of Lisa Jack's presentation at the Symposium

Ian Thomson (Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research)

Audio of Ian Thomson's presentation at the Symposium

Symposium Snippets

These are three short videos with some of Jeffrey's academic and professional collaborators, recorded during the Pentland Centre Annual Symposium 2021.

Symposium Snippets: Interview with Jan Bebbington

A brief interview with Pentland Centre Director, Jan Bebbington, reflecting on Jeffrey's work and impact on the Centre.

Symposium Snippets: Interview with Ian Thomson

A brief interview with Ian Thomson reflecting on his memories of working with Jeffrey. Ian is Director of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research, and Director, Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business (University of Birmingham)

Symposium Snippets: Interview with Richard Spencer

A brief interview with Richard Spencer reflecting on his memories of Jeffrey and the impact of his work. Richard is Director of Sustainability for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)