By André Dorsman, Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, Mehmet Baha Karan
This e-book analyses how socially in charge investments in addition to the emerging significance of Islamic finance are associated with the shift in the direction of renewable strength. lecturers and practitioners within the box take a world point of view and current case experiences from a number of international locations. The ebook is split into 3 elements: the 1st half sheds new gentle at the strength shift in the direction of renewable strength. the second one exhibits the expanding curiosity of traders in sustainability, and the authors argue that traders not just examine anticipated returns and dangers, but in addition at social returns. eventually, the 3rd half explains the necessity for social returns in Islamic finance, which can't be defined through conventional finance theory. This is the 5th quantity in a sequence on power equipped via the Centre for power and cost matters (CEVI).
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