Author: Smith, Timothy
Source: Forthcoming in the four book series, The Accountable Corporation, edited by Marc Epstein and Kirk Hanson, Praeger Publishing, 2005.
The integration of social and environmental considerations in the investment process was the exclusive realm of the so-called ‘social investor' until relatively recently. Social investors, in addition to more traditional financial analysis evaluate and engage companies on a range of corporate social responsibility issues that are generally absent form the lexicon of Wall Street. Today, institutional investors with fiduciary responsibility are finding common ground with social investors, sharing the basic premise that a good record on corporate social responsibility and governance is good for business and for investors.
Author(s): Epstein, Marc J.; Hanson, Kirk O.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters; Essays and Concept Papers
This landmark set of essays brings new clarity to the issues of business ethics, social responsibility, and accountability, as societies around the world begin to hold corporations and their leaders to higher standards of conduct.