"The Institute of Social and Ethical AccountAbility AccountAbility is an international, not-for-profit, professional institute dedicated to the promotion of social, ethical and overall organizational accountability, a precondition for achieving sustainable development.
AccountAbility is a democratic membership organization, governed by an international multi-stakeholder Council. The Council currently includes representatives from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), Business for Social Responsibility (USA), Co-operative Bank (UK), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Instituto Ethos (Brazil), KPMG, LearN (South Africa), New Economics Foundation (UK), Novo Nordisk (Denmark) and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Organizational members include small and large businesses, not-for-profit organizations, consultancies, accountancy practices and other service providers, and research and academic institutions.
Individual members come from a wide range of backgrounds and benefit from up-to-date information on best practice in the accountability field and the opportunity for professional development and qualification."