—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.
—Environmental improvements, financial
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: firstname.lastname@example.org).
B. H. Teh is with the Faculty of Management, Multimedia University,
Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Y. W. Ang is with the Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia,
43400 Serdnag, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.