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Kate Ruff

Assistant Professor, Accounting, Sprott School of Business

Kate Ruff

Carleton University

Assistant Professor, Accounting, Sprott School of Business

Kate is spearheading the creation of a social impact measurement standard: The Common Approach Project. The standard will put in place the data and measurement infrastructure so that socially- and environmentally-conscious consumers and investors have what they need to make good and informed decisions. Funded by ESDC at the Government of Canada, Kate is working alongside a team of partners, including academics, data geeks, Impact Investors, philanthropists, charities, businesses and social enterprises.

Kate is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University. She has a Bachelor of Commerce, McGill University, an MSc Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Business and a PhD in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University. She publishes on issues related to social justice and accounting.