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Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Opportunities and Challenges in a Post-Transition Country

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  • Sonja Fink Babic

    (University of Primorska, Slovenia)

  • Roberto Biloslavo

    (University of Primorska, Slovenia)

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The aim of our study was to research corporate sustainability reporting. To this end, we developed a model of indicators and used it to examine corporate websites and annual/sustainability reports published on the web. Our study found that Slovenian corporate sustainability reporting is still in an initial stage, considering that, for the most part, companies fail to provide a significant share of comprehensive information. This is particularly obvious in the environmental part of sustainability reporting. A comparison of environmental and social aspects of reporting shows that companies tend to report social information more comprehensively.

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  • Sonja Fink Babic & Roberto Biloslavo, 2011. "Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Opportunities and Challenges in a Post-Transition Country," MIC 2011: Managing Sustainability? Proceedings of the 12th International Conference, Portorož, 23–26 November 2011 [Selected Papers], University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper.
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    1. Dulacha Barako & Alistair Brown, 2008. "Corporate social reporting and board representation: evidence from the Kenyan banking sector," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 12(4), pages 309-324, November.
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