Meet the Research(er) - Professor Jill Atkins -Social & Environmental Reporting

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Professor Jill Atkins, Chair in Financial Management, Sheffield University Management School discusses her research and recently published paper that explores the nature of private social and environmental reporting (SER). From interviews with UK institutional investors, her research shows that both investors and investees employ staged impression management as a means of creating and disseminating a myth of social and environmental accountability. Dr Chris Biehl, Lecturer in Responsible Business University of Birmingham interviews Professor Atkins to explore her research, findings and why it matters including her insights on what challenges lie ahead for the next generation in terms of shareholder engagement. Research in discussion: "Impression management, myth creation and fabrication in private social and environmental reporting: Insights from Erving Goffman" #NSFMNextGen​ Twitter: @nsfmnextgen Linkedin: #NSFMNextGen​ Facebook: Network for Sustainable Financial Markets Website:​ Welcome to join our discussions on Twitter using #NSFMNextGen​ Network for Sustainable Financial Markets is sharing this is a recorded interview as part of its Meet the Research(er) series that aims to make relevant research more accessible.

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