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The role of corporate board characteristics on corporate environmental disclosure in Nigeria


Yunusa, Nasiru and Mohamed, Rapiah (2015) The role of corporate board characteristics on corporate environmental disclosure in Nigeria. In: International Conference on Accounting Studies (ICAS) 2015, Aug 17-20, 2015, Thistle Johor Bahru Hotel, Johor, MALAYSIA.

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Abstract

The main objective of this study is to propose the hypothesis that will examine the link between board characteristics and corporate environmental disclosures of listed companies in Nigeria using data from the annual reports of all listed companies during 2014 annual report.The study will employ ordinary least square regression to test the hypothesis of the study.The findings of this study will contribute to the CED literature and overcome the low level of CED studies in Nigeria and Africa at large.The study will also contribute the Ministry of Environment as well as all stakeholders in Nigeria including regulatory bodies such as Securities and Exchange Commission.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-967-0910-09-3 Organized by: School of Accountancy,Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Board Ownership, Corporate Environmental Disclosures, Listed Companies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Rapiah Mohamed
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 00:29
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 04:09
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17555

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