Integrated Reporting, Integrated Thinking and Gaming Companies: Myths and Paradoxes

  • Maria-Gabriella BaldarelliEmail author
Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)


The chapter focuses its attention on “gambling” companies, which according to our point of view, is perhaps more difficult to speak about in terms of integrated thinking and integrated reporting if one endorses and develops such behaviour, that destabilises the development of the civil economy. In particular, the chapter will focus on the integrated tools of measurement and accountability that have a crucial function of legitimising companies in this sector in their own territory to move on from weak to strong sustainability in the dimension of eco-justice.

The chapter involves the myths and paradoxes that can be found in the accountability instruments in certain sectors, such as gambling. These reflections can be considered from the point of view of their relationship between integrated reporting and integrated thinking.


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  1. 1.University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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