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Dorothy A Paun
CFR 519
Seattle Campus

Conducting Financial, Environmental, and Social Responsibility Performance Research

Focuses on the concepts of accounting, finance, and financial statement analysis; techniques for analyzing firm performance; and conducting competitor analyses. Conduct in-depth, comparative performance analyses of U.S. and Canadian paper firms and publish the findings as a peer-reviewed manuscript in a journal. Offered: WSp

Class description

We'll conduct, and some students will have the potential to publish, sustainability research focusing on relationships among financial performance, environmental performance, and social responsibility performance.

Student learning goals

Students will learn Dr. Paun's method for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting sustainability data (financial, environmental, and social responsibility performance.

Students will acquire a depth understanding of the sustainability concept, metrics for assessing triple bottom line performance, and what is involved in the research process.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Contribution to the team research project.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Dorothy A Paun
Date: 02/10/2012