volume 24, issue 2, P197-221 2020
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-09-2018-0078
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Amina Buallay, Sayed M. Fadel, Jasim Yusuf Al-Ajmi, Shahrokh Saudagaran

Abstract: Purpose Sustainability reporting has been widely adopted by firms worldwide given stakeholders’ need for more transparency on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. This study aims to investigate the relationship between ESG and bank’s operational (return on assets [ROA]), financial (return on equity [ROE]) and market performance (Tobin’s Q) in a group of emerging countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Design/methodology/approach This study examines 59 banks listed on the s…

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