Double diffusion des entreprises dans le rapport annuel : renforcement ou contradiction ?
This study analyses the way a firm discloses jointly compulsory information and voluntary information following an environmental accident. The case studied is the oil company Total S.A. that suffered in succession the shipwreck of the oil tanker Erika in 1999 and the explosion of the AZF plant of Toulouse in 2001. On the basis of the organizational hypocrisy theory, we highlight that Total maintains a double disclosure according to the voluntary or compulsory character of the information disclosed following the environmental accident. Indeed, Total S.A. discloses very limited compulsory information even though the disclosure of voluntary information acts as legitimization.
|Date of creation:||10 May 2010|
|Publication status:||Published in Crises et nouvelles problématiques de la valeur, May 2010, Nice, France. pp.CD-ROM, 2010|
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