Dilemmas in Responsible Investment

Dilemmas in Responsible Investment

eBook - 2011
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Responsible investment (RI) the integration of environmental, societal and governance (ESG) issues into investment decision-making can be difficult and complex. Including or excluding companies, engaging with companies, partnering with stakeholders, evaluating environmental and societal controversies, defining criteria and, all the while, producing a competitive return for investors can raise multiple questions that cannot be dealt with simply. The practice of RI faces many such dilemmas as it seeks to balance the competing goals of business, society, and finance and to judge how best to reconcile what are often conflicting concerns. Dilemmas in Responsible Investment examines the problems responsible investment practitioners face daily. It emphasises the importance of asking the right questions as well as getting the right answers; and the importance of process as well as product. The authors pay attention to the diversity of opinion and variety of approaches available. They also raise fundamental questions about the very purpose of investment and the responsibilities of investors, both economic and societal.
Publisher: Sheffield : Greenleaf Publishing, Ă2011
ISBN: 9781909493988
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (x, 229 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Lydenberg, Steven D.


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