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Psychological Influences on Adoption of Socially Responsible Investment

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Title: Psychological Influences on Adoption of Socially Responsible Investment
Authors: Jansson, Magnus
Issue Date: 28-Sep-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Jansson, M., & Biel. A. (2011). Investments institutions’ beliefs about and attitudes toward Socially Responsible Investing: A comparison between SRI and non-SRI management. Sustainable Development. In press

Jansson, M., Biel, A., Andersson, M.,& Gärling, T. (2011). Investment style and perceived drivers of adoption of socially responsible investment among Swedish institutional investors. Journal of Investing, 20, 3, 118–123.

Jansson, M., & Biel, A. (2011). Motive to engage in sustainable investment: A comparison between institutional and private investors. Sustainable Development, 19, 135-142

Jansson, M. (2011). Moral and financial motives for socially responsible investments. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2011-09-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 september 2011, kl. 13.00, Sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Socially responsible investments, values, financial beliefs
Abstract: Abstract This dissertation examines psychological factors that motivate and impede different types of investors to integrate social and environmental considerations when investing. Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) may cover several associated concepts such as ethical investments, sustainable investments, responsible investments and any other investment processes that combine investors´ financial objectives with concerns about environmental and social issues. The main bulk of research on ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8353-9
ISSN: 1101-718X
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