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Institutional investors, social investing, and corporate governance

Institutional investors, social investing, and corporate governance

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Published by National Legal Center for the Public Interest in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Institutional investments -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • Investments -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.,
    • Corporate governance -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Camille Q. Bradford ... [et al.] ; foreword by A.B. Krongard ; editor, Roger Clegg.
      ContributionsBradford, Camille Q., d1942-, Clegg, Roger, 1955-, National Legal Center for the Public Interest.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG4910 .I57 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 76 p. ;
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1015486M
      ISBN 10093729943X
      LC Control Number96068086
      OCLC/WorldCa34953809


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KPMG International, CREATE-Research, AIMA and CAIA Association, examine in detail sustainability investing and its impact on the alternative investment industry. The research includes insights from institutional investors, hedge fund managers, long only managers and pension consultants in 13 countries in all the key regions.

Institutional Investors in Global Market provides you with a comprehensive overview about what institutional investors do, how they do it, and when and where they do it; it is about the production of investment returns in the global economy.

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