State-owned multinationals and drivers of sustainability practices: An exploratory study of national oil companies

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    Abstract

    While much of the debate and discourse on sustainability and environmentally friendly practices have focused on privately owned and operated organizations, enterprises owned by the state have escaped scrutiny. This study focuses specifically on the oil and gas sector to explore the drivers that propel state-owned oil and gas producers, the national oil companies, to embrace sustainability practices. We find that the proportion of independent directors, international exposure, and international involvement influence sustainability practices.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationAdvances in Strategic Management
    PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Ltd.
    Pages95-117
    Number of pages23
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

    Publication series

    NameAdvances in Strategic Management
    Volume38
    ISSN (Print)0742-3322

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    Keywords

    • Environmental stewardship
    • Globalization
    • National oil companies
    • State-owned enterprises
    • Sustainability
    • Sustainability disclosure

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)
    • Strategy and Management

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    Inkpen, A., & Ramaswamy, K. (2018). State-owned multinationals and drivers of sustainability practices: An exploratory study of national oil companies. In Advances in Strategic Management (pp. 95-117). (Advances in Strategic Management; Vol. 38). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0742-332220180000038008