Natalia Berg

Natalia Berg

Associate professor
Department of Management School of Business and Economics
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I am Associate Professor of Accounting and Programme Director for Accounting Specialisation at the School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, Sweden. I received my Dr. Sc. degree in Accounting from the Åbo Akademi University, Finland. The doctoral thesis was titled Essays on the Value Relevance of Environmental and Social Performance.


I teach accounting theory, management accounting and control, corporate governance, external accounting, environmental accounting and applied research methods. I supervise Master theses.

My pedagogical merits include pedagogical seminars and workshops; Att examinera i högre utbildning, Den gula tråden, Assessment and Evaluation, Assurance of Learning, Institutional Framework for Teaching and Tutoring, Teaching and Mentoring in Theory and Practice, Teaching with Cases: Engage, Energize, and Challenge Your Students and so on.


My research interests are in the area of sustainability and carbon accounting, performance measurement, management control systems, financial accounting, corporate valuation, active ownership, and stakeholder governance. Research work is regularly published in peer-reviewed accounting journals.

My research has been awarded the Finland's Sustainable Investment Forum Award, the Distinguished Scholar Award and the Outstanding Research Award.

Research projects include ESG Engagements by Nordic Institutional Investors for Risk Management, Management control systems in response to social, carbon and other environmnetal risks and Sustainability, accountability and corporate governance. I have been a member of the Sustainable Investment Research Platform (SIRP), which has been financed by Mistra, the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Sweden). 


Member of Editorial Board: International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility. Referee for Journals and Publishers (ad hoc): Corporate Governance. International Review, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Sustainable Development, Journal of Environmental Management, Sustainability, Baltic Journal of Management, Risk Management, Managerial Finance, European Business Review, Managerial Auditing Journal, Macmillan, Routledge, Cengage, and Edward Elgar.


Closing the ESG Transparency Gaps, April 2022; International Sustainability Standard Board on the Exposure Drafts, 28 April 2022; Special issue on Standard-Setting of Sustainability Reporting, 23 May 2022

Sustainable Accounting and Finance Conference, April 27-28, 2022
Nicol Building, Carleton University, Canada, Virtual Conference. A peer-reviewed academic conference and a practitioner-focused conference with speakers, panelists, and respondents from industry.

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