Presented by Tom Webb and Daphne Rixo
Presented by CoopZone member Tom Webb (co-founder and former Program Manager of the Co-operative Management Education (CME) program at St. Mary’s University), and Dr. Daphne Rixon, Associate Professor of Accounting at St. Mary’s where she also teaches in the CME program. She is also the Editor of the Journal of Co-operative Accounting and Reporting. You can read their full bios here: http://www.smu.ca/webfiles/TomWebbBiography.pdf and https://www.smu.ca/webfiles/DaphneRixonBio.pdf.
Topics covered included the need for Co-operative Accounting, what CEARC (Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives) does, the Social and Environmental performance index and accounting and reporting standards for co-operatives.