Dr Roger Burritt

PhD(ANU), MPhil(Oxon), BA(Jt Hons)(Lcr), CA, ACIB
Honorary Professor, Fenner School of Environment and Society
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Sustainability Accounting And Reporting 150106
  • Management Accounting 150105
  • Accounting, Auditing And Accountability 1501
  • Environment And Resource Economics 140205
  • Business And Management 1503
  • Other Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services 1599

Research interests

  • Corporate Environmental Accounting
  • Environmental Management Accounting
  • Sustainability Management Accounting
  • Modern slavery
  • Water risk management


Roger Burritt is Honorary Professor, Fenner School of Environment and Society, College of Science, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.

His main research interest is in sustainability accounting from a management perspective. His special focus is environmental management accounting.

Roger is an active publisher with about 170 refereed academic publications, 115 professional articles, and 20 books.

Recent publications include:

Christ, K.L., Ikpor, I.M. & Burritt, R.L. (2024). “Accounting for modern slavery risk transparency in Nigerian businesses: institutional context, disclosure and the way forward”, Journal of Behavioural Economics & Social Systems, forthcoming.

Tran, T.T., Burritt, R.L., Herzig, C., Christ, K.L (2024). “Material Flow Cost Accounting in Vietnam: A Multi-level Exploration”, Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal. Published 16.4.24. Ahead of print. 

Christ, K.L., Burritt, R.L., Sardesai, A and Guthrie, J. (2024). Academic accounting and interdisciplinary research – Australian evidence, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. Published 5.1.24. Ahead of print.

Burritt, R.L. and Christ, K.L (2023). Modern slavery and the Global Reporting Initiative – a bridge too far? Business Strategy & Development, 6(3), 296-309. Open Access. 

Christ, K.L. and Burritt, R.L. (2023). Exploring effectiveness of entity actions to eliminate modern slavery risk: early Australian evidence. The British Accounting Review, 55(1), 101065. 


Researcher's projects

Corporate sustainability accounting for management.

Economic and Management Implications of Environmental Accounting.

Material flow cost accounting.

Modern slavery and business.

Tailings management in mining.

Materials and energy accounting.




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