Responsible finance and economics

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Stop the Rot

Reframing Governance for Directors and Politicians

This book continues and widens the debate generated by Garratt’s long-selling success, The Fish Rots from the Head. It suggests, at the corporate and national level, how our concepts of leadership and governance can be reframed, developed and improved. 

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The Chief Value Officer

Accountants Can Save the Planet

This book firmly places the accountant in the position of changemaker. It encapsulates the essential reasons for adopting integrated reporting, explains its application and proposes the next steps of developing the role of Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer.

Principles and Practice of Impact Investing

A Catalytic Revolution

The Responsible Investor Handbook

Mobilizing Workers' Capital for a Sustainable World

This is the first book to align the investment priorities of working people with capital stewards and the financial complex that manages their assets. It is essential for capital stewards seeking the positive outcomes of a responsible investment strategy and investors looking to realign their strategies with the interests of workers and citizens.

Positive Finance

A Toolkit for Responsible Transformation

We have to re-envision the allocation of capital in order to support social and technological innovations, to design and build sustainable infrastructure, and to finance the energy transition. Reinvented, finance could become a powerful lever for setting these transformations in motion. This book is a toolkit for putting money to work in the general interest. 

Sustainable Economics

Context, Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st-Century Practitioner

A handbook with wide potential usage for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as practitioners, presenting current thinking on sustainability. It explores the ecological models which underpin economic sustainability theory and re-examines the consequences of modern ecological thought on business strategies relating to sustainability.

Valuing Natural Capital

Future Proofing Business and Finance

Companies that will succeed in the long-term are integrating natural and social capital into their business model now. This book provides a succinct introduction to natural capital, its links to social and other capitals and how to use it to support better decision-making in business.

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From Walmart to Al Qaeda

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Globalization

The book uses an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex question of globalization. The interrelationship between political theory, economics, anthropology, history, moral philosophy, business management and finance are used to explain the vision. 

The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing

The Short Guide to Sustainable Investing showcases funds and strategies that are delivering outperformance and offers a practical guide to constructing a sustainable portfolio.

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Dilemmas in Responsible Investment

This book examines the daily problems of responsible investment practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of asking the right questions as well as getting the right answers; and of process as well as product. It raises questions about the very purpose of investment and the responsibilities of investors, both economic and societal.

Responsible Investment

Explores the practicalities of implementing responsible investment strategies; the outcomes that have been achieved; the practical issues and barriers faced; and the challenges to be faced if responsible investment is to become a mainstream investment approach. This book is for those involved in the field of environmentally responsible investment.

Sustainable Banking

The Greening of Finance

Given the intermediary role banks play within economies, their potential contribution toward sustainable development is enormous. This book has been produced in order to present global perspectives and case studies on the financial services sector and how it is responding to this challenge.

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