Social Audit Bibliography

Manuals and "How to do it" information

Social Accounting and Audit – the Manual and CD (new, revised edition), Social Audit Network; 2005

Social Audit and Accounting – Manual, CD and Workbook; CBS Network with Merseyside Social Enterprise Network; 2001

COMMENT NVQ Workbook: Unit 7 Evaluate and Develop own practice using the Social Audit Model; Crabtree, Reynolds & Pearce; CEU Ltd.; 1999

Local Livelihoods Social Audit Toolkit Freer Spreckley; Social Enterprise Partnership; 2008 DOWNLOAD

Social Audit- A Management Tool for Co-operative Working- 1981 Background to Social Audit and Social Enterprise and the development during the 1970s of workers' co-operatives and the beginning of the social enterprise sector. Freer Spreckley Published 1981 DOWNLOAD

Accountability 1000 (AA1000) framework: standard, guidelines and professional qualification: an exposure draft; ISEA; 1999

Assurance Standard AA1000; ISEA; 2003

Monitoring Ourselves, Anne Connor; Charities Evaluation Services; 1993

Developing Aims and Objectives; Whitting; Charities Evaluation Services; 1993

PQASSO (practical Quality Assurance Systems for Small Organisations); Charities Evaluation Services; 2 nd Edition 2002

Practical Monitoring and Evaluation – a guide for voluntary organisations; Charities Evaluation Services; 2002

Prove it! Measuring the effect of neighbourhood renewal on local people; New Economics Foundation; 2000

Communities Count: a step by step guide to community sustainability indicators; New Economics Foundation; 1998

Participation Works! 21 techniques of community participation for the 21 st century; NEF; 1998

The Money Trail: Measuring your impact on the local economy using LM3; New Economics Foundation; 2002

Social Return on Investment: Valuing what matters; New Economics Foundation; 2004

Environmental, Social and Sustainability reporting on the World Wide Web: a guide to best practice; ACCA; 2001

Key Social and Co-operative Performance Indicators: guidance document; Co-operatives UK; 2003

History and Theory

Measuring Social Wealth: a study of social audit practice for community and co-operative enterprises, John Pearce; 1996; NEF

Alternative Economic Indicators: Victor Anderson; Routledge; 1991

Redefining Wealth and Progress: New Ways to Measure Economic, Social and Environmental Change; the Caracas Report on Alternative Development Indicators; Bootstrap Press; 1990

The Just Enterprise: a blueprint for the responsible company; George Goyder; 1987 & 1993; Adamantine Press

Auditing the Market, Simon Zadek, Richard Evans; NEF/Traidcraft; 1993

Social Auditing for Voluntary Organisations, Mayo; NEF/Volprof; 1996

Building Corporate Accountability: Emerging practices in social and ethical accounting and reporting; Zadek, Pruzan, Evans; Earthscan; 1997

Accounting and Accountability: Changes and challenges in corporate, social and environmental reporting; Gray, Owen, Adams; Prentice Hall; 1996

The Stakeholder Corporation: A blueprint for maximising stakeholder value; Wheeler, Sillanpaa; Pitman; 1997

Making Values Count: Contemporary experience in Social and ethical accounting, auditing and reporting; Gonella, Pilling, Zadek; ACCA; 1998

Corporate Spin – the troubled teenage years of social reporting; NEF; 2000

Charitable Trust: social auditing with voluntary organisations: Peter Raynard and Sara Murphy; ACEVO & NEF; 2000

Liverpool Social Audit Initiative: Report on the pilot programme 1996 - 98: Pearce; LCC CBED Unit; 1999

Social Enterprise in Anytown: John Pearce; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; 2003

A well-being manifesto for a flourishing society: New Economics Foundation; 2004

Journals and Circulars

AccountAbility: Quarterly journal of the Institute for Social and Ethical Accountability.

Social and Environmental Accounting: Journal of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting and Research (CSEAR); University of St Andrews, Scotland

Social Audit Network (SAN) Monthly Circular: SAN