Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Standardizing Diversity: Analysing Discursive Practice in Corporate Sustainability Narrative Disclosures

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298856,
        author={Arthik Davianti},
        title={Standardizing Diversity: Analysing Discursive Practice in Corporate Sustainability Narrative Disclosures},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={GE2J},
        year={2020},
        month={8},
        keywords={diversity corporate sustainability narrative disclosures intertextuality},
        doi={10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298856}
    }
    
  • Arthik Davianti
    Year: 2020
    Standardizing Diversity: Analysing Discursive Practice in Corporate Sustainability Narrative Disclosures
    GE2J
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298856
Arthik Davianti1,*
  • 1: Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana
*Contact email: arthik.davianti@uksw.edu

Abstract

This study is aimed to obtain preliminary observations and exploration of the standardization in the corporate sustainability practice, notably its reporting practice. The focus of information presented in the form of narrative disclosure set on diversity issues, as part of SDGs. The data was collected from the GRI Database of sustainability reports, as the case company. The study implemented intertextuality approach from Fairclough‘s meso level of CDA. The approach suggested textual dialogues, as presented by the case company were mainly related to the standards of disclosures despite the characteristics of diversity.