Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Economics, Finance and Statistics (ICEFS 2017)

An empirical study on the influencing factors of environmental information disclosure of Chinese mining listed companies

Authors
Zhijuan Li, Chaoyang Zhou
Corresponding Author
Zhijuan Li
Available Online January 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icefs-17.2017.66How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Environmental information disclosure, Influencing factor, Mining industry, Chinese listed companies, Empirical study.
Abstract
This paper conducts the research based on the data of 75 listed companies of Chinese mining industry in 2015. The disclosure of environmental information was extracted from the published annual report information, independent social responsibility report. The listed company size, profitability, financial leverage, ownership concentration, the proportion of state-owned holding were selected, whether these factors will impact the environmental disclosure of listed companies is to be found out through this empirical analysis. The results show that there is a significant positive correlation between the company size, profitability, financial leverage, ownership concentration and the level of environmental information disclosure of listed companies, among these factors the impact of the company's profitability, financial leverage is relatively large.
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Proceedings
2017 International Conference on Economics, Finance and Statistics (ICEFS 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
January 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-311-1
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icefs-17.2017.66How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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