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Classiﬁcation structures exist which are more or less formal, or entrenched in practise. The United States Carnegie Classiﬁcation (McCormick and Zhao 2005), for instance, was developed in the 1970s as a typology of degree-granting institutions. In the United Kingdom and Australia, institutions are bundled according to factors like age, research activity, and location. Internationally, a group such as Universitas21 deﬁnes itself as the ‘leading global network of research universities’. As explored later, most existing classiﬁcations and networks rest on research foundations, primarily due to the paucity of information on other core academic functions.
More expansive reports are being adopted and espoused by public agencies and governments. By way of example, 68 public agencies worldwide produced an audited sustainability report in 2012 (Global Reporting Initiative 2013). In Australia, major government departments have been required to produce sustainability reports (Department of Environment 1999). Further, progressive regulation now incorporates transparency measures that circumscribe governments and businesses. These are inherent in the Dodd–Frank Act in the United States (US Congress 2010) and EU law concerning transparent ﬁnancial disclosures (Tran 2013).
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