Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 October 2015
  • ISBN : 9780128036464
  • Page : 510 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters

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The use of financial concepts and tools to shape development is hardly new, but their recent adoption by advocates of sustainable environmental management has created opportunities for innovation in business and regulatory groups. The Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance summarizes the latest trends and attitudes in environmental finance, balancing empirical research with theory and applications. It captures the evolution of environmental finance from a niche scholarly field to a mainstream subdiscipline, and it provides glimpses of future directions for research. Covering implications from the Kyoto and Paris Protocols, it presents an intellectually cohesive examination of problems, opportunities, and metrics worldwide. Introduces the latest developments in environmental economics, sustainable accounting work, and environmental/sustainable finance Explores the effects of environmental regulation on the economy and businesses Emphasizes research about the trade-environmental regulation nexus, relevant for economics and business students

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Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance

Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance
  • Author : Vikash Ramiah,Greg N. Gregoriou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-28
  • ISBN : 9780128036464
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The use of financial concepts and tools to shape development is hardly new, but their recent adoption by advocates of sustainable environmental management has created opportunities for innovation in business and regulatory groups. The Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance summarizes the latest trends and attitudes in environmental finance, balancing empirical research with theory and applications. It captures the evolution of environmental finance from a niche scholarly field to a mainstream subdiscipline, and it provides glimpses of future directions for

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Accounting

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Accounting
  • Author : Jan Bebbington,Carlos Larrinaga,Brendan O'Dwyer,Ian Thomson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-03-31
  • ISBN : 9780429620959
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This handbook showcases the broad spectrum of diverse approaches to environmental accounting which have developed during the last 30 years across the globe. The volume covers a range of physical issues such as water, carbon and biodiversity, as well as specific accounting matters such as management control, finance and audit. Moreover, seven chapters present environmental accounting issues that arise in the regions of Africa, Asia, Europe, MENA, North America, the Pacific and South America. The handbook also highlights future challenges in

Handbook of Green Finance

Handbook of Green Finance
  • Author : Jeffrey D. Sachs,Wing Thye Woo,Naoyuki Yoshino,Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-12
  • ISBN : 981130226X
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This handbook deals with various financial instruments, policies, and strategies in a policy-oriented approach for financing green energy projects. Recently, global investment in renewables and energy efficiency has declined, and there is a risk that it will slow further, Clearly, fossil fuels still dominate energy investments. This trend could threaten the expansion of green energy needed to meet energy security, climate, and clean-air goals. Several developed and developing economies are still following pro-coal energy policies. The extra CO2 generated from

De Gruyter Handbook of Sustainable Development and Finance

De Gruyter Handbook of Sustainable Development and Finance
  • Author : Timothy Cadman,Tapan Sarker
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2022-09-19
  • ISBN : 9783110733587
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Beginning with an exploration of the origins and evolution of sustainable development and finance, this book continues with sections on public and private sector finance and investment for sustainable development, climate finance, and the emerging ‘blue’ economy. A concluding chapter incorporates the recommendations for sustainable finance going forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and escalating global environmental crisis.

Handbook of Research on Global Aspects of Sustainable Finance in Times of Crises

Handbook of Research on Global Aspects of Sustainable Finance in Times of Crises
  • Author : Gok, Ibrahim Yasar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-11-19
  • ISBN : 9781799885030
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Sustainable finance has been one of the emerging areas of finance in the last decade. With its emphasis on any form of financial services that take environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into account in decision-making processes, it can help to improve social well-being, preserve the ecosystems and promote sustainable economic development. Furthermore, it can contribute to economic and financial resilience, along with enabling sustainable recovery against crises arising from physical or financial shocks. The Handbook of Research on Global

Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance

Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance
  • Author : Othmar M. Lehner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-23
  • ISBN : 9781317678830
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Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance brings together an international cast of leading authorities to map out and display the disparate voices, traditions and professional communities engaged in social finance activity. With a clear societal or environmental mission, foundations, individual and group investors, as well as public bodies around the world have become increasingly eager to finance and support innovative forms of doing business. Together, founders and established businesses alike are embracing new sustainable business models with a distinct

Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability

Research Handbook of Finance and Sustainability
  • Author : Sabri Boubaker,Douglas Cumming,Duc Khuong Nguyen
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018
  • ISBN : 9781786432636
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The severe consequences of the global financial crisis 2008-2009 and numerous accounting frauds and financial scandals over the last fifteen years have let to calls for more ethical and responsible actions in all economic activities including consumption, investing, governance and regulation. Despite the fact that ethics in business and corporate social responsibility rules have been adopted in various countries, more efforts have to be devoted to motivate and empower more actors to integrate ethical behavior and rules in making business

Handbook of Research on Climate Change and the Sustainable Financial Sector

Handbook of Research on Climate Change and the Sustainable Financial Sector
  • Author : Olarewaju, Odunayo Magret,Ganiyu, Idris Olayiwola
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • ISBN : 9781799879695
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Climate change is a major problem, generating both risks and opportunities that will have a direct impact on the economy and the financial sector. In recent years, climate change has threatened both the survival of the financial system and economic development. The growing occurrence of extreme climate events combined with the imprudent nature of economic growth can cause unsustainable levels of harm to the financial sectors. On the other hand, it presents a range of new business challenges. In contrast

Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line

Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line
  • Author : Sabri Boubaker,Douglas Cumming,Duc Khuong Nguyen
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-08-31
  • ISBN : 9781788110006
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The triple bottom line is an accounting framework with social, environmental and financial factors. This Handbook examines the nexus between these areas by scrutinising aspects of socially responsible investment, finance and sustainable development, corporate socially responsible banking firms, the stock returns of sustainable firms, green bonds and sustainable financial instruments.

The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment

The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment
  • Author : Tessa Hebb,James P. Hawley,Andreas G.F. Hoepner,Agnes L. Neher,David Wood
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-08-11
  • ISBN : 9781136249747
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The UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative has led to around a third of the world’s financial assets being managed with a commitment to invest in a way that considers environmental, social or governance (ESG) criteria. The responsible investment trend has increased dramatically since the global financial crisis, yet understanding of this field remains at an early stage. This handbook provides an atlas of current practice in the field of responsible investment. With a large global team of expert

Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law

Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law
  • Author : Kate Miles
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9781784714635
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The Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law examines one of the most dynamic areas of international law: the interaction between international investment law and environmental law and policy. The Research Handbook takes a thematic approach, analysing key issues in the environment–investment nexus, such as freshwater resources, climate, biodiversity, biotechnology and sustainable development. It also includes sections which explore regional experiences and address practice and procedure, and offers innovative approaches and critical perspectives, including the interface between foreign investment

Handbook on Sustainable Investments: Background Information and Practical Examples for Institutional Asset Owners

Handbook on Sustainable Investments: Background Information and Practical Examples for Institutional Asset Owners
  • Author : Swiss Sustainable Finance
  • Publisher : CFA Institute Research Foundation
  • Release Date : 2017-12-27
  • ISBN : 9781944960360
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A fast growing share of investors have recently widened their scope of analysis to criteria regarded as extra-financial. They are driven by different motivations. Adoption of sustainable investment strategies can be driven, on the one hand by the sole motivation to hedge portfolios against knowable risks by expanding the conceptual framework to incorporate the latest best practice in risk management. Other investors focus rather on a long-term view and make an active bet on societal change. Recent empirical research has

Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance

Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance
  • Author : Othmar M. Lehner
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14
  • ISBN : 1138343773
GET THIS BOOKRoutledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance

Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance brings together an international cast of leading authorities to map out and display the disparate voices, traditions and professional communities engaged in social finance activity. With a clear societal or environmental mission, foundations, individual and group investors, as well as public bodies around the world have become increasingly eager to finance and support innovative forms of doing business. Together, founders and established businesses alike are embracing new sustainable business models with a distinct

The Sustainability Handbook

The Sustainability Handbook
  • Author : William R. Blackburn
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781849773294
GET THIS BOOKThe Sustainability Handbook

The Sustainability Handbook covers all the challenges, complexities and benefits of sustainability for businesses, governments and other organizations. It provides a blueprint for how organizations can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence. It offers a host of practical approaches and tools including a model sustainability policy for organizations, summaries of sustainability codes and tips on selecting them, an extensive collection of metrics and a wealth of supplementary reference material. This is the essential reference for every organization in

Handbook of Green Economics

Handbook of Green Economics
  • Author : Sevil Acar,Erinc Yeldan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-15
  • ISBN : 9780128166352
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The Handbook of Green Economics reveals the breadth and depth of advanced research on sustainability and growth while identifying opportunities for future developments. Through its multidimensional examination, it demonstrates how overarching concepts such as green growth, low carbon economy, circular economy, and others work together. Some chapters reflect on different discourses on the green economy, including pro-growth perspectives and transformative approaches that entail de-growth. Others argue that green policies can spark economic innovation, particularly in developing and emerging market economies.