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Yekini, Liafisu, Yekini, Kemi and Ohalehi, Paschal (2020) 'NGO Accountability on Environmentalism: A Literature Review of Relevant Issues and Themes.' In: Environmentalism and NGO Accountability. Bingley: Emerald, pp. 139-155. (Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management Volume 9)

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Abstract

This chapter, which is in themes, starts with a survey of the rise of environmentalism for the purpose of sustainability. It then evaluates the roles of nongovernmental organisations' (NGOs') self-regulation and government regulation on the need for accountability that ensures sustainability. NGOs' accountability is a way of making sure that stakeholders' social, environmental and economic sustainability are protected and rigorously evaluated. This chapter further examines what the enduring mechanisms should be if true accountability, which leads to sustainability, will be achieved to suggest holistic accountability that involves downward and upward accountability. In doing so, this chapter utilised the identified five mechanisms that ensure the continuity of world sustainability, which is prima-facie, the objective of funders/donors, beneficiaries/stakeholders and the NGO's loop.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Keywords: NGOs’ environmentalism; sustainability; accountability; issues; themes; control; mechanisms
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Finance & Management
ISBN: 9781839090028
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-359820200000009008
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2023 14:20
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/38691
Related URLs: https://www.eme ... 09008/full/html (Publisher URL)

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