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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.
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A wake-up call for investors and companies who don't yet realize the new key to profitability.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kiernan, Matthew J.
Investing in a sustainable world.
New York : AMACOM, ©2009
(DLC) 2008030023
(OCoLC)227033770
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Kiernan
ISBN: 9780814410936 0814410936 0814410928 9780814410929
OCLC Number: 301679837
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 300 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Changing finance and financing change : the genesis of this book --
Welcome to the sustainable investment revolution! --
What's taken us so long? : the power of intellectual and organizational inertia --
Perverse outcomes and lost opportunities --
But what does the evidence really say? --
Toward a new postmodern, sustainable portfolio theory --
Why does it all matter, anyway? : the stage of the world --
Sustainability and competitive advantage : the new corporate imperative--and some success stories --
The game-changers, part I : collective initiatives --
The game-changers, part II : the individual owners of capital --
The game-changers, part III : the service providers --
Making it happen --
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: The "global 100" most sustainable companies --
Appendix 4: Top 20 independent sustainability research providers (Thomson Extel).
Responsibility: Matthew J. Kiernan.

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