Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance

Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance

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The use of financial concepts and tools to shape development is hardly new, but their recent adoption by advocates of sustainable environmental management has created opportunities for innovation in business and regulatory groups. The Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance summarizes the latest trends and attitudes in environmental finance, balancing empirical research with theory and applications. It captures the evolution of environmental finance from a niche scholarly field to a mainstream subdiscipline, and it provides glimpses of future directions for research. Covering implications from the Kyoto and Paris Protocols, it presents an intellectually cohesive examination of problems, opportunities, and metrics worldwide. Introduces the latest developments in environmental economics, sustainable accounting work, and environmental/sustainable finance Explores the effects of environmental regulation on the economy and businesses Emphasizes research about the trade-environmental regulation nexus, relevant for economics and business studentsDhimitri Qirjo is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at SUNY, Plattsburgh, where he has ... From June 2010 to June 2012, Dhimitri served as a postdoctoral research and teaching fellow in the Vancouver School of Economics at University of British ... He is also presently the Director of Program for the MSc in Social Protection Financing, a joint initiative by the UoM and theanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance
Author:Vikash Ramiah, Greg N. Gregoriou
Publisher:Academic Press - 2015-10-28


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