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Blumenau, Brazil

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Blumenau, Brazil
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Vogt M.,Regional University of Blumenau | Degenhart L.,Regional University of Blumenau | Pletsch C.S.,Ciencias Contabeis pela FURB | Da Silva A.,Regional University of Blumenau | Da Rosa F.S.,Federal University of Santa Catarina
Engenharia Sanitaria e Ambiental | Year: 2016

This study aimed to analyze how the disclosure of environmental issues in Brazilian companies occurs. Thus we carried out a descriptive, documentary approach and qualitative research. The study population was composed of 100 Brazilian companies listed in IBrX100 BM&FBovespa and the sample included 31 companies in 2010, 33 in 2011 and 43 in 2012 analyzed the content relating to environmental issues Sustainability Reporting and yet, a ranking of the level of disclosure of environmental emissions of the analyzed companies was conducted. The results showed that the majority of Brazilian companies has no sustainability reports available, and those that had the reports available with respect to emissions, most releases data on descriptive and quantitative way. Regarding the rankings, the company P. Acucar was the one that stood out because it cares about the environment and disseminates information on environmental emissions. Most companies shows information about the destructive emissions of the ozone layer and emission of Nox and Sox. Finally, most Brazilian companies do not disclose data on the reduction of these emissions. © 2016, Engenharia Sanitaria e Ambiental. All rights reserved.

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