The institutional and social construction of responsible investment

Gond, Jean Pascal, Louche, Celine, Slager, Rieneke, Juravle, Carmen and Yamahaki, Camila (2011) The institutional and social construction of responsible investment. In: International Association of Business and Society, 24-26 June 2011, Bath, England.

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Abstract

This paper provides a summary of the symposium on the institutional and social construction of Responsible Investment (RI), held at the 22nd IABS Conference. In the context of the symposium, we propose to move beyond the dominant focus on the financial impact of RI to consider the potential of emergent institutional and sociological perspectives to explain the practices and concepts related to RI. In doing so, our aim is to explore in greater detail the current changes in the RI infrastructure and the impact of these changes on wider issues of corporate sustainability and social responsibility.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): Responsible investment; social constructivism; institutionalism
Research Areas: A. > Business School > International Management and Innovation
A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
Item ID: 12163
Notes on copyright: Authors retain the copyright and full rights to publish a modified version of the work in a refereed journal or elsewhere.
Depositing User: Camila Yamahaki
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2013 06:38
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2019 12:22
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/12163

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