Courses will be developed on a demand basis, and offered as public or in-house programs. Examples of such training courses are (max-2-days):
1. "Managing company emission inventories and reporting obligations"
2. "Cost effective approaches to meeting mandatory and voluntary emission targets"
3. "Fundamentals of emissions trading"
4. "International emission markets - current status and opportunities"
5. "Accessing the Clean Development Mechanism".
Symposiums and Forums
Sustainability Reporting & Decision Making Forum
This is an Annual Forum sponsored by The Institute of Certified Carbon Analysts & Auditors
The last forum was help on Friday, 26th November, 2010 at New Law School Lecture Theatre 106, The University of Sydney. It was co-sponsored by The Accounting Foundation, the Faculty of Economics & Business at the University of Sydney, CPA Australia, and Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
The following papers and discussions were presented:
Professor Frank Hartmann (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
“Carbon Accounting: Challenges for Research in Management Control and Performance Measurement”
Discussant: Anna Young (formerly Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst and Young, currently Sydney University).
Associate Professors Geoff Frost and Philip Lee (University of Sydney)
“Behind the Rhetoric of Sustainability: A Case Analysis of How Effectively Sustainability Information is Collected, Integrated and Reported within the Organisation”
Discussant: Professor Markus Milne, (University of Canterbury)
Associate Professor Lynelle Chappele, Professor Peter Clarkson and Daniel Gold (University of Queensland)
“The cost of carbon: Capital market effects of the proposed emission trading scheme (ETS)"
Discussant: Tim Jordan, ESG Analyst, Deutsche Bank, Sydney.
Professor Janek Ratnatunga (University of South Australia)
“Carbonvestments: Appraising Investments in a Carbonomics Environment”
Discussant: Associate Professor Glen Lehman (The University of South Australia)
Professor Carol Adams (La Trobe University)
“Use of sustainability performance measures in Australian government departments”