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Anna Estelle Young

Anna Young


Lecturer

Rm 315
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9114 1488
anna.young@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Anna is a sustainability and carbon accounting specialist bringing more than a decade of corporate and academic (research and lecturing) experience. Her PhD examines the 'integration' of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) information in mainstream investment management. She is a lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School teaching in postgraduate and undergraduate programs in the areas of corporate sustainability and integrated reporting; carbon accounting; responsible investment; and management accounting.

Anna is leader of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment Australia and Asia Pacific Academic Network. In November 2011, she convened the successful University of Sydney Business School "Dynamics of Investing Responsibly: from Screening to Mainstreaming" bringing together local and international academics and practitioners for a two day research forum. She is a founding member of the Australian Business Leaders Reporting Forum that represents key Australian stakeholders responding to the International Integrated Reporting Committee.

Anna brings professional corporate experience as a climate change and sustainability management consultant, predominately as part of a dedicated team in a 'Big 4' accounting firm. She has advisory and assurance expertise in sustainability strategy and reporting; greenhouse gas accounting; and environment, health and safety risk management - across a range of industries and the not-for-profit sector. She has led teams across multiple locations, working for clients in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, China, South Korea and South Africa. Anna graduated in 2001 with Honours in Economics (Political Economy and Strategic Management), her thesis was examined Triple Bottom Line accounting.