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Accounting for Sustainability : Practical Insights. / Hopwood, Anthony (Editor); Unerman, J. (Editor); Fries, Jessica (Editor).

Earthscan, 2010. 258 p.

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Hopwood, Anthony (Editor) ; Unerman, J. (Editor) ; Fries, Jessica (Editor). / Accounting for Sustainability : Practical Insights. Earthscan, 2010. 258 p.

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