Evaluation of Corporate Environmental Reports Using Data Mining Approach

Modapothala, Jashua Rajesh and Issac, Biju (2009) Evaluation of Corporate Environmental Reports Using Data Mining Approach. In: ICCET 2009 - 2009 International Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology, 22nd - 24th January 2009, Singapore.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCET.2009.134


Growing importance in corporate environmental reporting has undermined the metrics for its examination. Any such metrics are useful in measuring the effectiveness of reports. The main aim of the study in this paper is to examine and analyze the corporate environmental reports (N=539) using data mining approach. The assessment technique implemented in this study is in line with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) disclosures. Our findings show that the data mining approach is a reliable and robust measurement. Further findings suggest that reports addressing the criteria differ from the nature of business. The study reveals the growing importance of addressing the various stakeholder groups, industrial base approach and organizational strategies in sustainable reporting.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Data mining, Environmental reports, GRI, Sustainability reporting
Subjects: G500 Information Systems
N200 Management studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2019 17:46
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 14:34
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/37579

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