ESG and Firm Value

Andrea Quintiliani


This study aims to investigate the correlations between ESG score and firm value. The paper verifies the hypothesis that there is a positive correlation between ESG score and firm performance, as indicated by levered free cash flow, ROE, current ratio, and quick ratio; also, the study aimed to investigate the relationship between ESG score and firm value improvement, as indicated by stock price of firm. The study applied linear regression to a panel data using Bloomberg ESG disclosure scores from a sample of 115 companies listed in Europe. The time under study was from 2016 to 2020. Findings suggest a positive and significant relationship between the variables. Research findings will help firms’ stakeholders to improve their awareness of the impact of ESG disclosure on the performance of the firm. The findings, which support the positive relationship between ESG and firm performance, can be used to supporting or even completing other studies with similar or same concept, after necessary adjustments have been made. Data used for this study need to be subjected to more statistical tests in order to establish a more robust validity and reliability. It is necessary to acquire further strengthened data and assume a variety of conditional situations. It is expected that subsequent studies can use larger samples and diversified by sector, a broader geographic base, and a multi-faceted analysis.

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