Responsible Investing: An Introduction to Environmental, Social, and Governance Investments – eBook


  • Authors: Matthew W. Sherwood, Julia Pollard
  • File Size: 3 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 290 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication Date: September 21, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07H9H7VT9
  • ISBN-10: 1138560065, 1138560073, 1351361910
  • ISBN-13: 9781138560062, 9781138560079, 9781351361910
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Responsible Investing, (PDF) provides the first holistic resource on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing for undergraduate and graduate programs. It offers a thorough background and history of ESG investing, as well as leading-edge industry developments, in a way that familiarizes the reader to the quickly developing field of responsible investing.

Beginning with a thorough background of ESG investing and the development of models measuring risk and return, the ebook then discusses the development of ESG risks, and provides an outline of ESG rating systems. The textbook also summaries the current position of ESG investing in portfolio management through granular analysis, provides awareness into common investor concerns about ESG investments, reviews literature attempting to model ESG investment performance, and discloses qualitative theories relevant to ESG investing. Lastly, the authors provide readers with a foundation on the development of financial models measuring risk and return, which will be beneficial for measuring the performance of ESG investments. With case studies from contributors around the globe, this textbook is the first of its kind to truly provide a captivating blend of quantitative and qualitative analysis supporting the incorporation of ESG investment strategies into investment portfolios.

Proposing an excellent overview of the rising trends in ESG investing, and also a close analysis of ESG theories and their practical application both now and in the future, this ebook will be a helpful resource for both undergraduates and graduate students.


Outstandingly well organized and presented, “Responsible Investing: An Introduction to Environmental, Social, and Governance Investments” is improved for academia with the inclusion of figures, tables, a five-page index, and a complete listing of the contributors and their qualifications, making it perfect for college and university curriculums as a textbook that will be a great informational and instructional resource for both undergraduates and graduate students.” — James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief, Reviewer’s Bookwatch: Jan 2019, Oregon.

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