Special Issue "Sustainable Corporate Finance Research"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2022) | Viewed by 7512
Interests: risk management; corporate sustainability; responsible investing; climate finance; corporate governance; securities litigation and regulation; insider trading; venture capital
Sustainable corporate finance is a fast growing research area that aims to link sustainability considerations, such as environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors with financial decision making processes. In particular, it explores how corporate finance concepts such as capital budgeting decision criteria, the weighted average cost of capital, the cost of debt, and the cost of equity – to name a few – can and should be adjusted when a firm considers not just the financial cash flows associated with a given project, but the true cost of the project that addresses potential future liabilities, asset stranding, operational disruptions as well as potential environmental and societal damages emanating from a firm’s investment decisions.
This Special Issue seeks contributions that offer groundbreaking insights in the area of green finance, responsible investing, responsible corporate governance, institutional monitoring, as well as related political issues, such as mandatory sustainability disclosures, emissions trading schemes, and the role of local and diasporic citizen involvement/activism.
The guest editors invite contributions from the international community of scholars and practitioners that work at the interface of finance, economics, investment management, community development, philanthropy, policymaking, and social entrepreneurship. In particular, the guest editors encourage contributions that are a) transdisciplinary in their approaches, b) incorporate new concepts or tools beyond the academic fields of finance, entrepreneurship, economics, and political science, c) move beyond optimizing and improving existing corporate finance tools and practices, d) present experimental approaches or concepts that are yet to be applied, and e) use case studies or comparative studies.
Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Walker
Prof. Dr. Jane McGaughey
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
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- sustainable corporate governance
- sustainable management
- environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations in corporate leadership
- green finance
- stranded assets
- green bonds
- impact investing
- sustainability reports
- true project financing