Maria Csutora

Maria CsutoraInstitute for Environmental Sciences,
Corvinus University of Budapest
Fovám tér 8,
H-1828 Budapest (H-1093, P.O.B. 489)
Hungary

Email: maria.csutora(at)uni-corvinus.hu

Profile


Associate professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest teaching environmental management and environmental economics
1989 – 1992 Assistant professor at the Technical Univesity of Budapest
1998 – 2003 adjunct professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology , developing and teaching an online course in EHS Accounting and Finance
1997 – 1999 founding member and vice-director of the Hungarian Cleaner Production Centre
2001 – 2006 member of the UNDSD Environmental Accounting Expert Workgroup Member of the Environmental Management Subsection of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Major international research projects included:
Sustainable Consumption, Production and Communication, EU financed project, co-ordinator Estimating the Willingness-to-Pay of Lake Balaton Users, with CSERGE, London
Calculating the Marginal Cost Curve for Greenhouse Gas Limitations in Hungary. UNEP/GEF Project, Riso
Consultancy work included environmental accounting (4 countries UNIDO project, DENSO, Nitrokémia 2000), environmental reporting (Electrolux), social impact assessment (MOL-Hungarian oil company), strategic environmental assessments (Ministry for Economy, Hungarian Development Agency).

Selected Publications


  • Csutora, M. (2008): EMA: Estimating the Benefit Side, EMAN Conference Proceedings, Helsinki.
  • M. Csutora (2008): Measuring the Tradeoffs between Sustainability Issues, in: Csutora, M.; Szerényi, Z. (eds.), Sustainability and CSR Accounting: Measuring and Managing Business Benefits, Proceedings of the 11th EMAN-EU Conference.
  • Csutora, M.; Palma, R. (2008): Using EMA to benchmark environmental costs – theory and experience from four countries through the UNIDO TEST project, in: Schaltegger, S.; Bennett, M.; Burritt, R.; Jasch, C. (eds.), Environmental Management Accounting for Cleaner Production, 134-164, Springer. I SBN: 978-1-4020-8912-1.
  • Csutora, M.; Szerényi, Z. (2008): Sustainability and CSR Accounting: Measuring and Managing Business Benefits, Proceedings of the 11th EMAN-EU Conference.
  • Csutora, M. (2005): Magyarország hozzájárulása a világ környezeti problémáihoz, in: A Kádár-korszak és a rendszerváltás, Országos Történeti Konferencia, Konferenciakötet.
  • Csutora, M.; Kerekes, S. (2004): A környezetbarát vállalatirányítás eszközei, KJK Kerszöv.
  • Csutora M. (2003): Intoducing EMA at Enterprise Level, UNIDO, Vienna.
  • Csutora M. (2002): Környezetvédelmi vonatkozású projektek megtérülésének számítása, Gazdaság, Vállalkozás, Vezetés.
  • Csutora M. (2001): A környezetvédelmi projektek pénzügyi elemzésének módszertana, BKÁE.
  • Csutora M. (2001): A vállalatok környezeti költségeinek és hasznainak számbavétele Tisztább Termelés Kiskönyvtár, Budapest BKAE.
  • Csutora, M. (1999): The accommodation region – the missing link in understanding environmental strategies, The 1999. Business Strategy and the Environment Conference, Conference Proceedings, Leeds, UK.
  • Csutora, M. (1999): The enterprise and the management of the natural environment, in: Ashworth-Gy. Bora, G. (eds.), Spatial organisation and the enterprise, BUES, Budapest.
  • Mourato, S.; Csutora, M.; Szerényi, Z. (1998): A Convergent Validity Test for Estimated Willingness-to-Pay of Lake Balaton Users, CSERGE Report, London.
  • Csutora, M. (1997): The Mismanagement of Environmental Conflicts, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 552, 52 -64.
  • co-author (J. Szlávik et al.): Protection and Development of the Natural and Built Environment, TEP 2000, ISBN 963-00-5362-453
  • co-author in: Economics of Greenhouse Gas Limitations in Hungary. Country Study.(ed. By János Szlávik) Denmark 1999. ISBN: 87-550-2581-1
  • Csanady, A.; Csutora, M.; Feher, S.; Melanson, M.; Karas, L.; Radnai, A. (1993): Hungary in Transiton: Economic, Environmental and Political Realities, Environmental Professional, Supplement, United States.