Edited By P. Brett Hammond, Raimond Maurer, and Olivia S. Mitchell
Pension Funds and Sustainable Investment: Challenges and Opportunities responds to rising global interest in environmental, social, governance (ESG), and impact investing to generate positive impact while generating financial return. Contributors explore the pros and cons of pension ESG investments and discuss case studies from the US and around the world. The findings will interest researchers, management/advisory firms, financial advisors, asset owners, and policymakers.
Publication date: 2023 · Oxford University Press · ISBN 9780192889195
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- Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Pension Funds and Sustainable Investment: Challenges and Opportunities
P. Brett Hammond, Raimond Maurer, and Olivia S. Mitchell
- Chapter 2: Pensions and ESG: An Institutional and Historical Perspective
P. Brett Hammond and Amy O’Brien
- Chapter 3: The Origins of ESG in Pensions: Strategies and Outcomes
Stéphanie Lachance and Judith Stroehle
- Chapter 4: What Does ESG Investing Really Mean? Implications for Investors of Separating Financial Materiality and Social Objectives
- Chapter 5: ESG and Expected Returns on Equities: The Case of Environmental Ratings
Christopher Geczy and John Guerard
- Chapter 6: ESG and Downside Risks: Implications for Pension Funds
Zacharias Sautner and Laura Starks
- Chapter 7: Global Pensions and ESG: Is There a Better Way?
- Chapter 8: Eliciting Pension Beneficiaries’ Sustainability Preferences: Why and How?
Rob Bauer and Paul M.A. Smeets
- Chapter 9: Private Retirement Systems and Sustainability: Insights from Australia, the UK, and the US
Nathan Fabian, Mikael Homanen, Nikolaj Pedersen, and Morgan Slebos
- Chapter 10: How the Norwegian SWF Balances Ethics, ESG Risks, and Returns: Can this Approach Work for Other Institutional Investors?
Anita Margrethe Halvorssen
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