Socially responsible investing: sustainability indices, ESG rating and information provider agencies

  title={Socially responsible investing: sustainability indices, ESG rating and information provider agencies},
  author={Elena Escrig-Olmedo and M. Mu{\~n}oz-Torres and Mar{\'i}a {\'A}ngeles Fern{\'a}ndez-Izquierdo},
  journal={International Journal of Sustainable Economy},
  • Elena Escrig-Olmedo, M. Muñoz-Torres, María Ángeles Fernández-Izquierdo
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Sustainable Economy
  • Currently, there are many sustainability indices and environmental, social and governance rating and information provider agencies (ESG IPAs). These organisations study companies in terms of sustainability, that is, economic, social, environmental and corporate governance criteria. But which are the criteria used to evaluate? This paper exhibits an exhaustive overview about the different criteria for evaluation used by sustainability indices and ESG agencies. The sample comprises a group of six… CONTINUE READING
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