• ISSN: 2010-023X
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2014 Vol.5(5): 386-391 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2014.V5.403

The Impact of Environmental Improvements on the Financial Performance of Leading Companies Listed in Bursa Malaysia

Tze San Ong, Boon Heng Teh, and Yee Woon Ang
Abstract—This paper analyses the relationship between environmental improvement and the financial performance of firms on a sample of 78 leading companies listed in Bursa Malaysia. This study uses content analysis to verify the extent of information disclosed and reported by companies. The results indicate that efforts to embrace environmental improvement and activities may help firms gain financially.

Index Terms—Environmental improvements, financial performance, Malaysia.

T. S. Ong is with the Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: tzesan1108@gmail.com).
B. H. Teh is with the Faculty of Management, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: bhteh@mmu.edu.my).
Y. W. Ang is with the Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdnag, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: angyw@gmail.com).

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Cite: Tze San Ong, Boon Heng Teh, and Yee Woon Ang, "The Impact of Environmental Improvements on the Financial Performance of Leading Companies Listed in Bursa Malaysia," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.5, no.5, pp. 386-391, 2014.

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