Date of Award


Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Business Administration

First Advisor

Silva- Gao, Lucia

Second Advisor

Lucia Silva-Gao

Third Advisor

Atreya Chakraborty


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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