Chapter 1: Introduction to Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Developing Markets
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Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) deals with investment strategies that take environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into consideration. It focuses on how to integrate ESG concerns into investment portfolios. The subject of SRI is gaining much importance, but very scanty literature exist in the area. This edited book fills this knowledge gap by examining the emerging issue of SRI, focusing on developing countries. This chapter provides the introduction and explains the purpose of the book. The chapter also provides an overview of the various chapters covered in the book.