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Socially responsible finance and investing : financial institutions, corporations, investors, and activists / H. Kent Baker, John R. Nofsinger.

By: Baker, H. Kent (Harold Kent), 1944-.
Contributor(s): Nofsinger, John R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Robert W. Kolb series in finance: Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118524015; 1118524012; 9781118223758; 1118223756; 9781118237014; 1118237013.Subject(s): Investments -- Moral and ethical aspects | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Finance | Business and economics -- Finance | Finance | Investments -- Moral and ethical aspects | Social responsibility | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Finance | Investments -- Moral and ethical aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Socially responsible finance and investing.DDC classification: 174/.4 Other classification: BUS027000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Socially responsible finance and investing : an overview / H. Kent Baker and John R. Nofsinger -- Stakeholder analysis / Lloyd S. Kurtz -- Corporate social responsibility / Heather Elms and Michelle Westermann-Behaylo -- Business models and social entrepreneurship / Michael A. Pirson -- Fiduciary and other legal duties / Benjamin J. Richardson -- International and cultural views / Astrid Juliane Salzmann -- Social, environmental, and trust issues in business and finance / Christoph F. Biehl, Andreas G.F. Hoepner, and Jianghong Liu -- Religion and finance / Luc Renneboog and Christophe Spaenjers -- Social finance and banking / Olaf Weber and Yayun Duan -- Managerial compensation / Kose John and Samir Saadi -- Externalities in financial decision making / Janis Sarra -- Real estate and society / Piet Eichholtz and Nils Kok -- Federal housing policies and the recent financial crisis / Ronnie J. Phillips and Kenneth Spong -- Predatory lending and socially responsible investors / Christopher L. Peterson -- Use and misuse of financial secrecy in global banking / Ingo Walter -- Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance / Lorenzo Sacconi -- Measuring responsibility to the different stakeholders / Amir Rubin and Eran Rubin -- Corporate philanthropy / Janet Kiholm Smith -- Institutional investor activism / Diane Del Guercio and Hai Tran -- Social activism and nongovernmental organizations / Jonathan P. Doh and Deborah Zachar -- Corporate socially responsible investments / John R. Becker-Blease -- SRI mutual fund and index performance / Halil Kiymaz -- Performance implications of SR investing : past versus future / Nadja Guenster -- Money-flows of socially responsible investment funds around the world / Luc Renneboog, Jenke Ter Horst, and Chendi Zhang.
Summary: "A detailed look at the role of social responsibility in finance and investingThe concept of socially responsible finance and investing continues to grow, especially in the wake of one of the most devastating financial crises in history. This includes responsibility from the corporate side (corporate social responsibility) as well as the investor side (socially responsible investing) of the capital markets. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, Socially Responsible Finance and Investing offers an important basis of knowledge regarding both the theory and practice of this ever-evolving area of finance. As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, this book showcases contributed chapters from professionals and academics with extensive expertise on this particular subject. It provides a comprehensive view of socially responsible foundations and their applications to finance and investing as determined by the current state of research. Discusses many important issues associated with socially responsible finance and investing, like moral hazard and the concept of "too big to fail" Contains contributed chapters from numerous thought-leaders in the field of finance Presents comprehensive coverage starting with the basics and bringing you through to cutting-edge, current theory and practice Now more than ever, we need to be mindful of the social responsibilities of all investment practices. The recent financial crisis and recession has changed the financial landscape for years to come and Socially Responsible Finance and Investing is a timely guide to help us navigate this difficult terrain"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes index.

"A detailed look at the role of social responsibility in finance and investingThe concept of socially responsible finance and investing continues to grow, especially in the wake of one of the most devastating financial crises in history. This includes responsibility from the corporate side (corporate social responsibility) as well as the investor side (socially responsible investing) of the capital markets. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, Socially Responsible Finance and Investing offers an important basis of knowledge regarding both the theory and practice of this ever-evolving area of finance. As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, this book showcases contributed chapters from professionals and academics with extensive expertise on this particular subject. It provides a comprehensive view of socially responsible foundations and their applications to finance and investing as determined by the current state of research. Discusses many important issues associated with socially responsible finance and investing, like moral hazard and the concept of "too big to fail" Contains contributed chapters from numerous thought-leaders in the field of finance Presents comprehensive coverage starting with the basics and bringing you through to cutting-edge, current theory and practice Now more than ever, we need to be mindful of the social responsibilities of all investment practices. The recent financial crisis and recession has changed the financial landscape for years to come and Socially Responsible Finance and Investing is a timely guide to help us navigate this difficult terrain"-- Provided by publisher.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Socially responsible finance and investing : an overview / H. Kent Baker and John R. Nofsinger -- Stakeholder analysis / Lloyd S. Kurtz -- Corporate social responsibility / Heather Elms and Michelle Westermann-Behaylo -- Business models and social entrepreneurship / Michael A. Pirson -- Fiduciary and other legal duties / Benjamin J. Richardson -- International and cultural views / Astrid Juliane Salzmann -- Social, environmental, and trust issues in business and finance / Christoph F. Biehl, Andreas G.F. Hoepner, and Jianghong Liu -- Religion and finance / Luc Renneboog and Christophe Spaenjers -- Social finance and banking / Olaf Weber and Yayun Duan -- Managerial compensation / Kose John and Samir Saadi -- Externalities in financial decision making / Janis Sarra -- Real estate and society / Piet Eichholtz and Nils Kok -- Federal housing policies and the recent financial crisis / Ronnie J. Phillips and Kenneth Spong -- Predatory lending and socially responsible investors / Christopher L. Peterson -- Use and misuse of financial secrecy in global banking / Ingo Walter -- Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance / Lorenzo Sacconi -- Measuring responsibility to the different stakeholders / Amir Rubin and Eran Rubin -- Corporate philanthropy / Janet Kiholm Smith -- Institutional investor activism / Diane Del Guercio and Hai Tran -- Social activism and nongovernmental organizations / Jonathan P. Doh and Deborah Zachar -- Corporate socially responsible investments / John R. Becker-Blease -- SRI mutual fund and index performance / Halil Kiymaz -- Performance implications of SR investing : past versus future / Nadja Guenster -- Money-flows of socially responsible investment funds around the world / Luc Renneboog, Jenke Ter Horst, and Chendi Zhang.

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