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Corporate water risk - and return

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Corporate water risk is a function of resource dependence, which exposes firms to uncertainty. Firms rationally seek to reduce this risk, and this shapes their disclosure strategies. However, the consequence is that corporate water risk disclosure is becoming increasingly unfit for purpose. As current approaches begin to acquire institutional legitimacy and the path-dependent label of best practice, a status quo is becoming embedded, reinforced through mimetic behaviour. The agency problem...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of

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Supervisor
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:ddc0441c-ac54-471a-9741-301cb6b21c4a
Local pid:
ora:8899
Language:
English
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