The Impact of Environmental Accounting and Reporting on Organizational Performance of Selected Oil and Gas Companies in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

Bassey Eyo Bassey, Sunday O. Effiok, Okon E. Eton


This study examines the impact of environmental accounting and reporting an organizational performance with particular reference to oil and gas companies operating in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. The study was conducted using the Pearson’s product moment correlation co-efficient. The elements were selected by means of random and stratified sampling technique. Data were gathered from primary and secondary sources. Data collected were presented using tables and analyzed using the Pearson’s product moment correlational analysis. It was found from the study that environmental cost has satisfied relationship with firm’s profitability. It was concluded that environmentally friendly firms will significantly disclose environmental related information in financial statements and reports. The study recommended that firms should adopt a uniform method of reporting and disclosed environmental issues for the purpose of control and measurement of performance and that accounting standards should be published locally and internationally and reviewed continually to ensure dynamism and compliance to meet environmental and situational needs.

Keywords: Environmental Account, Environmental Cost, Environmental Impact,  Environment Report, Financial Information

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