Università degli Studi di Trento, UNITN
Università degli Studi di Trento, UNITN, will be responsible for the coordination among academic partners. The Department of Economics and Management (DEM) of the University of Trento is the participating body in the MULTI-ACT Project. DEM features a multidisciplinary research environment where researchers apply a vast array of different approaches to describe the choice of economic agents, investigate their determinants and analyze their effect at the individual, sectoral and aggregate level.
Michele Andreaus (PhD in Business Economics, University of Venice, Italy) is Full Professor of Accounting and Social Accounting. His current research interests include social accounting, accounting in non-profit organizations, and Corporate Social Responsibility in large companies and SMEs. Together with these research interests, he has matured his professional experience as a consultant and executive educator. As a consultant he has worked in helping start-ups and turnaround initiatives, while as executive educator he has been responsible for seminars addressed to banks, SMEs and chartered accountants. He has also written a number of book chapters, articles and papers which have been accepted for national and international journals and conferences. His research has appeared in international publications, including Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Critical Perspective on Accounting, Voluntas, Service Business and Sustainability Accounting and Management Journal.
Ericka Costa (PhD in Business Economics, University of Udine, Italy) is Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Trento. She is international associate for Italy at the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) networks and director of CSEAR Italy. Ericka also participated in several research projects on accounting and social accounting for nonprofit organizations and she has attended national and international conferences to present papers on the results of these research projects. Her research interests are focused on investigating sustainability accounting and corporate social responsibility for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She has written a number of chapters in books and articles and papers that have been accepted for national and international journals and conferences. Her research has appeared in international publications, including Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Critical Perspective on Accounting, Accounting and Business Research, Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Voluntas, Service Business and Sustainability Accounting and Management Journal.
Carla Antonini (PhD in Business Administration, University of Barcelona, Spain) is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Trento since March 2017. Prior to this position, she worked across Argentina, Spain, China and India. She got her B Sc in business administration at Barcelona University, her Master Sc in Business Administration (MBA) at Beijing Jiaotong University. Currently, Dr. Carla Antonini research is focused on finding new methodologies using environmental and social indicators to improve the measurement of sustainability. Studies on environmental indicators boundaries setting and proxies, weighting and aggregation methods to improve accounting transparency and accountability regarding the use of natural and social resources.