Financing Sustainability - Insights for Investors, Corporate Executives, and Policymakers
M. Kerste, N. Rosenboom, B.J. Sikken, J. Weda, FINANCING SUSTAINABILITY - INSIGHTS FOR INVESTORS, CORPORATE EXECUTIVES, AND POLICYMAKERS, VU University Press, 2011
225 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2011 Last revised: 29 Oct 2014
Date Written: July 6, 2011
Sustainability thinking is rapidly gaining traction. It offers an inspiring vision for the future of the world and provides significant business and investment opportunities. Based on insights from over 300 empirical studies, this book explores the possibilities in the field of renewable energy finance, carbon trading, and sustainable investing. In addition, it describes innovative finance mechanisms – such as green bonds and peer-to-peer lending – that may further spur environmental and social sustainability. By taking an empirical, fact-based approach, this book aims to provide investors, business executives, and policymakers with a more thorough understanding of how sustainable finance can create value for business and society.
Keywords: Sustainable finance, renewable energy finance, cleantech, green investing, sustainable investments, responsible investments, carbon trading, carbon finance, ESG, impact investing
JEL Classification: G00
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