Corpus ID: 37755195

Overlapping Environmental and Financial Regulations : The Role of Corporate Governance *

  title={Overlapping Environmental and Financial Regulations : The Role of Corporate Governance *},
  author={B. Gilbert and S. Gogineni and Klaas van’t Veld and Chenyang Xu},
  • B. Gilbert, S. Gogineni, +1 author Chenyang Xu
  • Published 2014
  • We study the question of whether good corporate governance improves environmental performance. The relationship between governance and environmental performance may depend on the interaction between financial and environmental regulations. To measure these relationships, we develop a unique new panel dataset that matches individual U.S. coal-fired power plant characteristics and emissions rates to the financial information on their corporate parents. We exploit predetermined variation in… CONTINUE READING

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