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Energy and Finance

Sustainability in the Energy Industry

  • André Dorsman
  • Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin
  • Mehmet Baha Karan
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. André Dorsman, Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, Mehmet Baha Karan
    Pages 1-7
  3. Green Energy

  4. Social Responsible Investments

  5. Islamic Finance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Nafis Alam, Meryem Duygun, Rima Turk Ariss
      Pages 167-185
    3. Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, Mohamed Bejaoui, André B. Dorsman, Khurram Shahzad
      Pages 187-203

About this book

Introduction

This book analyses how socially responsible investments as well as the rising importance of Islamic finance are linked to the shift towards renewable energy. Academics and practitioners in the field take a global perspective and present case studies from several countries. The book is divided into three parts: The first part sheds new light on the energy shift towards renewable energy. The second shows the increasing interest of investors in sustainability, and the authors argue that investors not only look at expected returns and risks, but also at social returns. Finally, the third part explains the need for social returns in Islamic finance, which cannot be explained by traditional finance theory. This is the fifth volume in a series on energy organized by the Centre for Energy and Value Issues (CEVI).   

Keywords

Finance Theory Islamic Finance Renewable Energy Sustainability Socially Responsible Investments Case Studies

Editors and affiliations

  • André Dorsman
    • 1
  • Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin
    • 2
  • Mehmet Baha Karan
    • 3
  1. 1.VU University AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.University of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Business AdministrationHacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey

About the editors

Prof. André Dorsman is president of CEVI, partner of DISP  (Dutch International Sustainability Platform) and also linked to the VU University Amsterdam. 

Prof. Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin is vice treasurer of CEVI and a faculty member at the department of Finance, University of Illinois, Chicago. 

Prof. Mehmet Baha Karan is vice president of CEVI and a faculty member at the department of Business Administration (Finance ) at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.  

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