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Institutional investors' power to change corporate behaviour [[electronic resource] ] : international perspectives / / edited by Suzanne Young, Stephen Gates

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Titolo: Institutional investors' power to change corporate behaviour [[electronic resource] ] : international perspectives / / edited by Suzanne Young, Stephen Gates Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Bingley, Yorkshire : , : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, , 2013
Edizione: First edition.
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (452 p.)
Disciplina: 658.4
Soggetto topico: Business & Economics - Business Ethics
Company secretary: role & responsibilities
Boards & directors: role & responsibilities
Corporations - Investor relations
Institutional investors
Corporate governance
Altri autori: YoungSuzanne  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references.
Nota di contenuto: Institutional investors power to change corporate behavior : an introduction / Suzanne Young, Stephen Gates -- Organizing the collective action of institutional investors : three case studies from the principles for responsible investment initiative / Jean-Pascal Gond, Valeria Piani -- Responsible investment, ESG, and institutional investors in Australia / Suzanne Young -- Corporate climate change disclosure practices and regulation : the influence of institutional investors / Julie Cotter, Muftah M. Najah -- Financialization of corporate ownership and implications for the potential for climate action / David Peetz, Georgina Murray -- Social and environmental shareholder resolutions : investor activism and corporate compromises / Paul Dunn -- Institutional investors, firm performance, and the prospects for socially responsible investing : evidence from New Zealand / Krishna Reddy, Andrea Bather -- Strategic responses to new institutional pressures : the case of institutional investor activism in France / Nathalie Del Vecchio, Carine Girard -- Institutional investors : active ownership through nomination committees / Hanne S√łndergaard Birkmose, Therese Strand -- Banking foundations and the CSR of Italian listed banks : the case of Monte Dei Paschi di Siena / Nicola Moscariello, Barbara Masiello -- Institutional investor support for climate change resolutions : a new challenge to capitalism or co-opted activism? / Ben Jacobsen -- The role of social performance in microfinance investment decisions / Ludovic Urgeghe -- ESG : from negative screening to human capital analysis / Carol Royal, Loretta ODonnell -- A motivation puzzle : can investors change corporate behavior by conforming to ESG pressures? / Kyoko Sakuma-Keck, Manuel Hensmans -- Proactive investor relations : how corporations respond to pressures from social responsibility investors / Stephen Gates.
Sommario/riassunto: The aim of the book series is to explore public concerns and practical issues deeply and rethink theoretical debates and institutional policies critically in the broad area of corporate responsibility, corporate governance and sustainability around the world. It examines the social, economic and environmental impacts of corporations, and the real effects of corporate governance, CSR and business sustainability on societies in different regions. It facilitates a better understanding of how value systems, cultures and traditions in different societies may affect the policies and practices of corporate responsibility, governance and sustainability. It identifies the future development trends of corporate responsibility, governance and sustainability in contexts when examining and exploring those key issues.
Titolo autorizzato: Institutional investors' power to change corporate behaviour  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-78190-771-4
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910539509103321
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Serie: Critical studies on corporate responsibility, governance and sustainability ; ; v. 5.