Workshop: Accounting for Energy

The roles of corporations in aiming for a sustainable future, and how anthropological insights help asking the right questions.
29 Oct 2017
9:00 - 12:30
Senate Suite, Durham Castle, DH1 3RW

Workshop: Accounting for Energy


  • Ståle Knudsen, University of Bergen
  • Siri Lange, Chr. Michelsen Institute
  • Ingrid B. Müftüoglu, University of Bergen
  • Oda Eiken, University of Bergen
  • Ragnhild Freng Dale, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

Aim of the workshop

Many companies are committed to thoroughly map out and report the social and environmental effects and risks of their operations. This workshop aims to explore and discuss the role of corporate reporting with an anthropological perspective and why it matters.

What will be going on in the workshop

Group discussions and case study presentations on how corporations’ reporting regimes work and how reporting affects the way in which the corporations go about their business.

Gained skills

Raised awareness of corporate reporting regimes through an anthropological framework and how reporting influence the energy sector.

Preparatory work

Visit our website to explore the topics and concepts the Energethics-project is working on, such as ‘the Nordic model’, ‘CSR’ and ‘sustainability’. We encourage participants to think about experiences from their own workplace related to reporting, as these contributions and experiences will create the baseline for group discussions.

Who is the workshop for

The workshop is relevant for corporate managers, consultants, NGOs, public administration, early career researchers and others with an interest the energy sector.

Participants should bring:

Laptop, material from their own practice (optional).

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