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Main Title Financing change : the financial community, eco-efficiency, and sustainable development /
Author Schmidheiny, Stephan,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Zorraquin, Federico J.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 33276200
ISBN 0262193701; 9780262193702; 0262692074; 9780262692076
Subjects Financial services industry--Environmental aspects ; Financial services industry--Moral and ethical aspects ; Social responsibility of business ; Liability for environmental damages ; Sustainable development ; Economic development--Environmental aspects ; Pays en développement ; Organisation de coopération et de développement conomiques ; Services financiers ; Responsabilité légale ; Ecodéveloppement ; Financièele instellingen ; Economische ethiek ; Duurzame ontwikkeling ; Economische ontwikkeling ; Financial services--Moral and ethical aspects
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EIAM  HG173.S297 1996 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 07/02/1999
Collation xxiv, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-202) and index.
Contents Notes
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development -- 1. Eco-efficiency and the Financial Markets -- 2. Financial Markets and the Development Process -- 3. The Company Leaders -- 4. The Investors and Analysts -- 5. The Bankers -- 6. The Insurers -- 7. The Accountants -- 8. The Raters -- Appendix: Statement by Banks on the Environment and Sustainable Development. Whether the workings of financial markets do, or should, support sustainable development is the primary question of this study. Other questions examined may become increasingly important as populations grow and developing countries enter financial markets.