Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues: An Empirical Literature Review Around the World

Claudia Cannas, Laura Pellegrini, Maurizio Dallocchio

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Abstract

This chapter examines the different strands of literature about ESG factors. First studies on the relationship between financial performances and ESG factors can be traced back to the beginning of the 1970s. However, the increasing attention of investors has prompted the academic literature to investigate the ESG impact at financial and corporate levels. Starting with a new paradigm of company able to embrace contemporary economic dimension together with environmental and social ones, we deepen the main contributions on ESG issues. Therefore, we introduce firstly studies that attempted to assess how ESG factors can impact the cost of capital, both equity and debt, and Firms’ Performance. Finally, we consider financial studies which have attempted to identify the benefits related to ESG investment choices.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteClimate change adaptation, governance and new issues of value. Measuring the impact of ESG scores on CoE and Firm performance
EditorC Bellavite Pellegrini, M Catizone, L Pellegrini
Pagine107-124
Numero di pagine18
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2022
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NomePALGRAVE STUDIES IN IMPACT FINANCE

Keywords

  • Sustainability
  • Firm Performance
  • ESG

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