Impact of Environmental and Social Disclosure on Return on Asset of Listed Oil and Gas Companies in Nigeria


  • Toma Ayuba Mundra Model School, Mubi
  • Grace Yunusa (PhD) Adamawa State Post Primary Schools Management Board, Yola

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Environmental Disclosure, Social Disclosure, Return on Asset


Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of environmental and social disclosure on return on asset of listed oil and gas companies in Nigeria.

Methodology: The study used expo factor research.  The population of the study comprises of all the thirteen (13) oil and gas companies and eight (8) of those companies made up the sampled population. The study used three variable, the dependent, independent and control variable. ROA is the dependent variable, environmental and social disclosure is the independent variable while firm size and firm age are the control variable. The study used secondary data sourced from annual report and account of the sampled companies for the period 2010 to 2019. To examine the study data, descriptive statistics, correlation matrix and multivariate regression analysis were used.

Findings: The study revealed that environmental and social disclosure have negative impact on return on asset (ROA) of listed oil and gas companies in Nigeria.

Unique Contribution to Theory, Practice and Policy: The study recommended that there should be proactive effort from policy makers like National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency and other standards setting bodies to introduce a standard framework for mandatory disclosure of corporate environmental information.


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How to Cite

Ayuba, T. ., & Yunusa, G. (2023). Impact of Environmental and Social Disclosure on Return on Asset of Listed Oil and Gas Companies in Nigeria. International Journal of Finance and Accounting, 8(1), 23–35.