Maria Balatbat

UNSW Business School

Maria is a Senior Lecturer at the Australia School of Business and a Fellow of CPA Australia. Maria teaches a postgraduate course on reporting for climate change and sustainability to business and environmental management students in the Asia Pacific region. She has published articles in international refereed journals including one on performance risk associated with renewable energy CDM projects which is forthcoming in the Journal of Management Engineering. Her other research interests include accounting and reporting of greenhouse gases, sustainability reports and environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures. Her mission is to integrate elements of corporate social responsibility in mainstream investment decision making. Dr Balatbat has a PhD in Economics at the University of Sydney.

Maria Balatbat

Publications

Title & place of publicationsort descending Author Research area Type Links Year
Performance Risk Associated with Renewable Energy CDM Projects, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 28(1) pp 51-58 Balatbat, M.C., Findlay, E., Carmichael, D. G. Emissions trading Journal Papers 2012
'Carbon Abatement and its Cost in Construction Activities’, Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress Carmichael, D.G., Malcolm, C.J., Balatbat, M.C. Emissions trading Conference Papers 2014
'Improving the attractiveness of CDM projects through allowing and incorporating options’, Energy Policy, 86, p784-791. Carmichael, D., Ballouz, J., Balatbat, M.C. Emissions trading Journal Papers 2015
'Measuring project sustainability maturity level - A fuzzy-based approach’, International Journal of Sustainable Development, 86, p784-791. Siew, R.Y.J., Balatbat, M.C., Carmichael, D. Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2016
'The financial additionality and viability of CDM projects’, Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI 10.1007/s10668-015-9630-5 Carmichael, D., Lea, K., Balatbat, M.C. Emissions trading Journal Papers 2015
'The Impact of Assurance and the Choice of Assurance Provider on the Market Value Effects of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Disclosures’. Bose, S., Balatbat, M.C., Green, W. Emissions trading Reports and Working Papers 2015
The Relationship between Sustainability Practices and Financial Performance of Construction Companies’, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 2(1), pp 6-27 Siew, R.Y.J., Balatbat, M.C., Carmichael, D. Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2013
‘A Review of Building/Infrastructure Sustainability Reporting Tools (SRTs)’, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 2(2). Siew, R.Y.J., Balatbat, M.C., Carmichael, D. Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2013

Events

Event Presenter Type Research area Location Date
An examination of the impact of integrated reporting on early-moving firms Maria Balatbat Seminar Emissions trading 2015 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Hobart, Tasmania Monday, July 6, 2015
The market-value effects of GHG emissions, assurance and assurance provider: an international study Maria Balatbat Seminar Emissions trading 2015 European Accounting Association, Glasgow, Scotland Thursday, April 30, 2015
The impact of assurance and the choice of assurance provider on the market value effects of greenhouse gas emissions disclosures Maria Balatbat Seminar Emissions trading Henley Business School Sustainability Seminar, University of Reading Monday, April 27, 2015
The Impact of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Disclosures and Institutional Ownership on Market Information Asymmetry Maria Balatbat Seminar Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Sustainability & general City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Thursday, December 4, 2014
Value Relevance of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Disclosures on Stock Market Performance: An International Study Maria Balatbat Seminar Emissions trading UTS Business School, Haymarket Campus Monday, April 7, 2014
Value Relevance of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Disclosures on Stock Market Performance: an International Study Maria Balatbat , Li Ming Koo, Leon Wong Seminar Emissions trading, Sustainability & general European Accounting Association 2013 Annual Congress, Paris, 6-8 May 2013 Monday, May 6, 2013