The Mediation Effect of Carbon Accounting in Relation to Carbon Risk Management and Carbon Performance of Malaysian Companies

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  • Tze San Ong School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia & Department of Business Administration, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Nur Fatin Kasbun Accounting Department, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Business School, Malaysia
  • Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman College of Business Administration, Kingdom University, Bahrain.
  • Abdelrhman Meero College of Business Administration, Kingdom University, Bahrain
  • Boon Heng Teh Faculty of Management, Multimedia University, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.12780

Abstract

This paper enhances the knowledge on carbon management among organizations certified by the Malaysian International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001. Specifically, the study investigated the impact of carbon risk management on carbon performance through the mediation of carbon accounting. This research adopts a quantitative method with a final sample size of 136 and structural equation modeling (SEM) was employed to analyze the data. The findings suggest that carbon risk management and carbon accounting have a significant positive effect on carbon performance. Notably, carbon accounting exerts a full mediating effect on the relationship between carbon risk management and carbon performance.

Keywords:

Carbon risk management, carbon performance, carbon accounting, ISO 14001

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Published

2022-03-20

How to Cite

Ong, T. S., Kasbun, N. F., Abdul Rahman, A. A. ., Meero, A., & Teh, B. H. (2022). The Mediation Effect of Carbon Accounting in Relation to Carbon Risk Management and Carbon Performance of Malaysian Companies. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 12(2), 290–298. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.12780

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