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Corporate Governance and Environmantal Reporting: A double Thumbs Up Performance.
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The motivation of the research arises from the importance of protecting the environment and having a good command of corporate governance.Fulfilling the best practices of corporate governance(CG) and environmental reporting(ER) are manifestation of these two distinct but interrelated spheres of performance. It is expected that there is a double thumbs up finding,whereby companies which have good corporate governance will have good environmentally responsible which proxies to the environmental reporting. The CG practices are reviewed based on the corporate governance statement and measured on the following characteristics;board independence,CEO duality,management ownership,board size,financial expertise and frequency meeting.Meanwhile the quantity,of ER is measured based on number of sentences since its can be used to convey meaning and provide more reliable measures.The ER quality is measured based on the Environmental Quality Disclosure Index (EQDI).The index has 94 disclosure items which are categorized into 14 categories for example corporate commitment, environment policy and environmental Management Systems.

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Head of Department of Accounting
, College of Business Management and Accounting
, Universiti Tenaga Nasional
, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Campus

26700 Bandar Muadzam Shah
Pahang
Malaysia

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Sharifah Buniamin
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sharifah@uniten.edu.my