Are "green" oil and gas companies more efficient?

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Are "green" oil and gas companies more efficient?

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dc.contributor.author Gruvstad, Anna Christina
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-12
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-17T11:45:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-17T11:45:42Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10417/1561
dc.description.abstract The first objective of this thesis is to analyse the stakeholder pressure surrounding three different events: the Brent Spar controversy experienced by Shell, the Prudhoe Bay oil spill experienced by BP and the Exxon Valdez disaster experienced by Exxon and the effect of this pressure on the respective companies’ environmental performance. The second objective of this thesis is to investigate whether oil and gas companies are rewarded by the stock market for improving their environmental performance. The two research questions are presented below: 1. Are “green” stakeholders able to pressure oil and gas companies to adopt higher standards of corporate environmental governance? 2. Assuming that the first research question is affirmed - As a consequence of this heavy pressure from “green” stakeholders, do oil and gas companies become more efficient as they improve corporate environmental performance”? en_US
dc.format.extent 84 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.subject.other Kandidatafhandlinger en_US
dc.title Are "green" oil and gas companies more efficient? en_US
dc.type mop en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt11jan12 jobrmo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.corporationshort Department of Economics. ECON en_US
dc.contributor.corporationshort Økonomisk Institut. ECON en_US
dc.contributor.department MSc in Economics & Business Administration en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort 22 en_US
dc.description.notes Cand.merc.aef. Applied Economics and Finance en_US
dc.idnumber x65662414x en_US
dc.publisher.year 2009 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.title.subtitle An analysis of the relationship between stakeholder pressure, corporate environmental performance and corporate financial performance en_US

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