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Socially Responsible Investment Law: Regulating the Unseen Polluters

Benjamin J. Richardson


Environmental harm is commonly associated with the front-line companies that most visibly consume and pollute our shared natural resources. Rarely are the “unseen polluters”, the financial institutions that fund and profit from eco-damaging corporations put at the forefront of the environmental debate. By focusing on these unseen polluters, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the response of the movement for socially responsible investment (SRI) and its current regulation worldwide. It finds that in recent years SRI has shifted away from its traditions of ethical investment to a ... More

Keywords: environmental law, financial markets, investment, ethics, sustainable development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195333459
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333459.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin J. Richardson, author
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University