Date of Award

12-31-2014

Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Department

Business Administration

First Advisor

Silva- Gao, Lucia

Second Advisor

Lucia Silva-Gao

Third Advisor

Atreya Chakraborty

Abstract

My research investigates if firms changed the size and tone of environmental disclosures in 10-K reports following the SEC interpretative guidance released in 2010. By analyzing a collection of 276 companies belonging to 11 industries, I have not found an overall significant change in environmental disclosures, though there are changes in some aspects.

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