Professor Sabur Mollah, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Personal Webpage

Professor Eva Liljeblom, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland. Personal Webpage

Executive Editors


Professor Saeed Akbar, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK. Personal Webpage

Professor Jill Atkins, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. Personal Webpage

Professor Khaled Hussainey, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK. Personal Webpage

Professor Collins Ntim, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK. Personal Webpage




Editorial Board



Editorial Advisory Board



Editorial Assistants


Fariha Tabassum, Sheffield, UK. LinkedIn

Rasim Simsek, The University of Sheffield, UK. LinkedIn



The Journal of Sustainable Finance and Accounting [JSFA] aims to provide an outlet for research and scholarship on the broader areas of sustainable finance, green banking, governance, accountability and ethics, and sustainability reporting and accounting. JSFA is an affiliated journal of the Academy of Sustainable Finance, Accounting, Accountability & Governance [ASFAAG] that was established in 2021. The major objective of JSFA is to uphold the mission of ASFAAG is create collaborative research opportunities through concerted efforts at the global stage, for reduction in carbon emission, contributing towards the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), raising awareness about the green economy initiatives, and helping organizations in establishing sustainable and responsible business practices via sustainable finance, banking, governance and financial reporting.



JSFA emphasises research and scholarship in debating and discussing issues surrounding sustainable finance, green banking, governance, accountability and ethics, and sustainability reporting and accounting. The scope of the journal falls within the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of Sustainable Finance and Green Banking, Sustainability Reporting, Sustainable Tax System and Auditing, ESG Accounting and Finance, Responsible Business and Management, and Sustainable Corporate Governance. The journal welcomes submission across the full range of sustainable finance, green banking, governance, accountability and ethics, and sustainability reporting and accounting disciplines, including but not limited to the following:

  • Sustainable Finance and Green Banking
  • Sustainability Accounting and Accountability 
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability Reporting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Sustainable Public Sector Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Integrated Reporting
  • IFRS and Sustainability Reporting Standards
  • FinTech, Innovation, and Sustainable Finance
  • Sustainable Corporate Governance
  • Carbon (CO2) Emission Disclosure
  • Net Zero Emission and Productivity
  • Multi-Stakeholder Co-Operation and Sustainable Development
  • Responsible Business Practices and SDGs
  • Responsible Banking and UN Financial Initiative
  • Responsible Business and Climate Finance
  • Sustainable Poverty Alleviation, Microfinance, and Blue Banking
  • Deforestation, Biodiversity, Conservation, and Extinction Accounting Framework and Conservation
  • Environmental/Sustainability Committees in the Board and SDGs Implementation
  • Environmental Activist and Civil Society Representation in the Boardroom
  • Inclusion in the Workplace, Employee Welfare and Employee Representation in the Board
  • Female Board Member, Gender Equality, and Gender Pay Gap
  • Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Modern Slavery
  • Outsourcing CO2 Emission to the Developing Countries
  • Other Relevant Areas of Accounting, Finance, and Corporate Governance

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