Sustainable investment: a tool for decision makers

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Byrne, Nick and Cotter, Julie. 2012. Sustainable investment: a tool for decision makers. Brisbane, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
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Sustainable investment: a tool for decision makers

Report TypeWorking paper
AuthorsByrne, Nick (Author) and Cotter, Julie (Author)
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Volume6
Number of Pages21
SeriesACSBD Working Paper
Year2012
PublisherUniversity of Southern Queensland
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
ISBN9780987139856
ISSN1839-0722
1839-0714
Web Address (URL)http://www.usq.edu.au/acsbd/publications/workingpapers
Abstract

This paper presents the Multi Criteria Decision Making Analysis (MCDA) technique as a potential tool for the sustainable investment sector. MCDA is a tool that can be used to facilitate the incorporation of the sustainability performance indicators reported by companies adhering to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines into a sustainable investment decision making framework. The application of this tool to the sustainable investment setting is demonstrated using an illustrative example.

Keywordssustainable investment; Global Reporting Initiative (GRI); Multi Criteria Decision Making Analysis (MCDA)
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350208. Investment and risk management
380105. Environment and resource economics
520402. Decision making
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Byline AffiliationsSustainable Ventures Group, Australia
Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development
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