Finance for a Better World

The Shift toward Sustainability

  • Henri-Claude de Bettignies
  • François Lépineux

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Henri-Claude de Bettignies, François Lépineux
      Pages 1-4
  3. Microfinance and Socially Responsible Investment: Evolution and Impact on Human Rights

  4. Adopting a Sustainable Perspective in Financial Institutions and Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Leo Johnson, Christel Scholten
      Pages 91-117
    3. Henri-Claude de Bettignies, François Lépineux, Cheon Kheong Tan
      Pages 118-139
    4. Ali Fatemi, Iraj J. Fooladi, David Wheeler
      Pages 140-167
  5. Is a Paradigm Shift Underway? Three Pioneering Reflections

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 244-258

About this book


What has prompted the shift toward sustainability in numerous financial areas? Can investors' mindsets be changed to embrace a long-term view? Can shareholders and activists play a greater role in encouraging financial actors to behave more responsibly? These are some of the relevant topics that are explored in this forward-looking set of essays.


agriculture developing countries finance Image institutions Investment microfinance social responsibility stock market sustainability valuation

Editors and affiliations

  • Henri-Claude de Bettignies
    • 1
  • François Lépineux
    • 2
  1. 1.CEIBSShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Center for Responsible BusinessRennes School of BusinessFrance

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