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Credibility of sustainability reports: The contribution of audit committees (2018)
Journal Article
Al-Shaer, H., & Zaman, M. (2018). Credibility of sustainability reports: The contribution of audit committees. Business strategy and the environment : BSE, 27(7), 973-986. doi:10.1002/bse.2046

Concerns about the credibility of sustainability reports can be mitigated through assurance. Although audit committee remit encompasses monitoring of sustainability issues, there are potential complementary and substitution issues between governance... Read More

Corporate governance, critical junctures and ethnic politics: Ownership and boards in Malaysia (2018)
Journal Article
Mohamad-Yusof, N. Z., Wickramasinghe, D., & Zaman, M. (2018). Corporate governance, critical junctures and ethnic politics: Ownership and boards in Malaysia. Critical Perspectives On Accounting, 55, 33-52. doi:10.1016/j.cpa.2017.12.006

Quotas and affirmative policies are often implicated in debates on corporate governance. This paper examines critical junctures and the role of willful actors in mobilizing their ethnic and political positions to affect governance reforms in Malaysia... Read More

CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK (2017)
Journal Article
Al-Shaer, H., & Zaman, M. (2017). CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK. Journal of business ethics, 158(1), 233–252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3735-8

© 2017 The Author(s) Companies are expected to monitor sustainable behaviour to help improve performance, enhance reputation and increase chances of survival. This paper examines the relationship between sustainability committees and independent exte... Read More