A History of Scandinavian Socially Responsible Investing

@article{Bengtsson2008AHO,
  title={A History of Scandinavian Socially Responsible Investing},
  author={Elias Bengtsson},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2008},
  volume={82},
  pages={969-983}
}
This article contributes to the literature on national varieties of socially responsible investment (SRI) by demonstrating how Scandinavian SRI developed from the 60s and onwards. Combining findings on Scandinavian SRI with insights from previous research and institutional theory, the article accounts for the role of changes in societal values and norms, the mechanisms by which SRI practices spread, and how investors adopt and transform practices to suit their surrounding institutional contexts… 
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