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Investing for the common good- a sustainable finance framework


  • Dirk Schoenmaker


The issue of sustainable development has multiple aspects, all of which need to be considered if sustainability is to be guaranteed. On the environmental front, climate change and depletion of natural resources are two factors that are threatening the earth’s ability to regenerate. On the economic front, development that does not pay sufficient attention to income inequality and provision of basic needs to all is a process in danger of...

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  • Dirk Schoenmaker, 2017. "Investing for the common good- a sustainable finance framework," Essays and Lectures 21249, Bruegel.
  • Handle: RePEc:bre:esslec:21249

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