Text mining on sustainability reporting: A case study

Iman Harymawan, Ardianto, Raden Roro Widya Ningtyas Soeprajitno, Melinda Cahyaning Ratri, Yuanita Intan Paramitasari

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This study describes the trend and pattern of company's sustainability report in construction industry listed in Indonesian Stock Exchange year 2010 until 2018. Using text mining analysis, 152 companies' sustainability report are analyzed using a software named "Phyton". This study found that the concern for sustainability issues is represented by the selection of problem disclosures through negative words, and the company's attention and efforts are represented by positive words. This study contributes help to the users of sustainability report (investors, governments, and communities) to understand companies's strategies and concerns related to economic, social and environmental issues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-55
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Security and Sustainability Issues
Issue numberMay
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Construction industry
  • Indonesian
  • Sustainability report
  • Text mining


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