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Bettignies, Henri-Claude

Finance for a Better World

Bettignies, Henri-Claude - Finance for a Better World, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Henri-Claude Bettignies, François Lépineux

Part I. Microfinance and Socially Responsible Investment: Evolution and Impact on Human Rights

2. Microfinance; Financial Inclusion and Social Responsibility
Isabelle Guérin, Marc Roesch, Jean-Michel Servet

3. Explaining the Take-Off of Socially Responsible Investment
Pasquale Arena

4. Socially Responsible Investment: Global Convergence or Local Divergence?
Céline Louche

5. The Use of Shareholder Proposals to Address Corporate Human Rights Performance
Adam M. Kanzer

Part II. Adopting a Sustainable Perspective in Financial Institutions and Markets

6. Sustainable Banking: the Banco Real Model
Leo Johnson, Christel Scholten

7. Insurers’ Corporate Responsibility Policies: a Response to the Industry’s Bad Image?
Henri-Claude Bettignies, François Lépineux, Cheon Kheong Tan

8. The Relative Valuation of Socially Responsible Firms: an Exploratory Study
Ali Fatemi, Iraj J. Fooladi, David Wheeler

9. Building the Case for Long-Term Investing in Stock Markets: Breaking Free from the Short-Term Measurement Dilemma
Steven Lydenberg

Part III. Is a Paradigm Shift Underway? Three Pioneering Reflections

10. Financing Agriculture in Developing Countries: Governance Models Promoting Sustainability
Solène Morvant-Roux

11. Innovative Investments for Sustainability: Solutions for the Twenty-First Century
Andy White

12. Financialization: Limits and Ways Out
Paul Dembinski, Federica Viganò

13. Conclusion: Manifesto for Finance that Serves the Common Good
Observatoire Finance

Keywords: Business and Management, Accounting/Auditing, Business Ethics, Economics, general, Finance, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
274 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230235755
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36212-7

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