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Investing in a sustainable world : why GREEN is the new color of money on Wall Street

Author: Matthew J Kiernan
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: "Investing in a Sustainable World explains why institutional investors have been so reluctant, even antagonistic, about making ES a central strategic element in their decision-making processes. More important, the book details how several leading-edge investors are getting ahead of the curve, and how you can-and must-too." From energy to real estate and banking to automobiles, the competitive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Kiernan
ISBN: 9780814410929 0814410928
OCLC Number: 227033770
Description: xx, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Changing finance and financing change: the genesis of this book --
Acknowledgments --
1: Welcome to the sustainable investment revolution! --
2: What's taken us so long?: the power of intellectual and organizational inertia --
3: Perverse outcomes and lost opportunities --
4: But what does the evidence really say? --
5: Toward a new postmodern, sustainable portfolio theory --
6: Why does it all matter, anyway?: the stage of the world --
7: Sustainability and competitive advantage: the new corporate imperative-and some success stories --
8: Game-changers, part I: Collective initiatives --
9: Game-changers, part II: Individual owners of capital --
10: Game-changers, part III: Service providers --
11: Making it happen --
12: Some final thoughts --
Appendices: How It's Actually Done --
Appendix 1: Intangible value assessment of Petro China --
Appendix 2: Carbon beta profile of arcelor SA --
Appendix 3: Global 100 most sustainable companies --
Appendix 4: Top 20 independent sustainability research providers (Thomson Extel) --
Notes --
References --
Responsibility: Matthew J. Kiernan.


For business and investors, the movement toward ecologically forward-thinking companies is growing. Revolutionary and backed by undeniable statistics, this book shows the clear link between  Read more...
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"...makes a strong business case for taking environmental and social considerations into account in the investment process... " Accounting Today "...clearly an important book, well presented, and Read more...

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