Green Investment and Finance Book: Invitation to Write:Call for Papers
We are delighted to announce our latest book project
The book will be launched at our Official Side Event at UNFCC United Nations Climate Conference on 15th November 2017 in Bonn.
If you would like to send in a paper or chapter- please email us as soon as possible, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information for writers is:
|Green Economics Institute Publishing House
Invitation to Write
Reclaiming economics for all people everywhere, nature, other species, the planet and its systems
An Introduction to the Challenges of
Ethical, Sustainable, Green Investment and Climate Finance and Divestment
Call for Book Papers and Chapters
Section I – Financial innovations
Assets and risk management after the global crisis
Capital markets, shadow banking and the investment/divestment dynamics
The rationale of private equity funds
Banking structures and futures
The role of shares and shareholders
Technology of Investment mathematical models
Bitcoin and other digital innovations, The expansion of fintechs Cashless society
Abuse of Debt
Investment cycles literature
Global financial instruments
The United Nations Financial Instruments
Section 2. Business strategies
Investment and divestment decisions under uncertainly: a theoretical framework
Mergers & acquisitions: key-drivers of investment and divestment
Economic implications of divestment
Perverse incentives stopping sustainable investment
Section 3. Ethics and Sustainability challenges
Divestment and Degrowth
Energy decisions, divestment and reinvestment
New issues in corporate sustainability
Ethics- what does it mean today?
Exploring the ethics literature
Exploring the ethical investment literature
Exploring the green ethical investment literature
Section 4 Climate finance
Global carbon budgets
Carbon distribution questions
Life style, incentives, regulation ?
What does climate finance look like today:private and public sources and actors
What would climate finance look like if it was successful in stopping runaway global warming and climate instability?
Uses of climate finance: mitigation and adaptation actions
How can the Green Economics Institute offer ground breaking climate economics solutions?
How does Green Economics help with climate stabilization?
What are the elements of climate finance?
Other greenhouse gasses
Section 5 Todays topical investment strategies
Green Divestment – The moves to divest from unsustainable or unethical investment
Green Economics- Green Economics structures and critiques of todays investment methodology and Green Economics Pathways for reform
Life cycle of investments
Section 6 Investment for the 21st century and its challenges
Effects of investments
Effects of finance
Effect of technological methodology (The role of algorythms, bitcoins, algebra, calculus and lack of human involvement in investment patterns, machine learning, illiterate economists who only understand calculus but not the impact of their activities and decisions)
Artificial intelligence and robotization: Labor challenges
Effects of investment patterns
Property and the economy
Ethics in the property market and its effect
Corporations- their role in an ethical world
Distribution of corporate assets
Section 7 The Investment/Finance Literature and Theories
Decision models for investment decisions
Valuation and cost of capital
Market imperfections and investment decisions
Foreign Direct Investment
Corporate finance: a reform agenda
Trends in financial regulation
Section 8 Geographies of Investment and Finance
Investment and divestment: case studies
Assets: local performance
Role of BRICS
Entrepeneurship: case studies
Section 9 Patterns of Investment and Finance
Market-oriented financial systems
Bank-oriented financial systems
Hybrid financial systems
Section 10 Investment and Finance in an Ethical and Reformed world
Sustainability- what will it look like?
Drivers to sustainable investment
Patterns of sustainable investment
Ethical investment – what does it mean?
Who are we?
The Green Economics Institute is very active in spreading the concept of green economics around the world. We are keen in hearing voices from all walks of life that will serve as an inspiration, developing and implementing environmental and economic policies, assisting campaigning, advocacy and academic movements. Our Green Economics Institute Publishing House has published over 50 books, and 30 academic proceedings volumes as well as many other pieces of writing and other publications around the world in many different languages and communities.
We are very pleased to invite you to participate in this important analytical and exploratory project. www.greeneconomicsinstitutetrust.org and www.greeneconomics.org.uk. Our academic Journal The International Journal of Green Economics is now in its 12th year. www.inderscience.com/ijge.
What are the requirements for a chapter?
We especially welcome contributions from new writers and new ideas as well as from more experienced and or mid career writers from all around the world from all kinds of economies from indigenous forest peoples, to people in Asia, South America, Africa rainforests, as well as in more developed countries with huge sovereign wealth funds to invest. All perspectives make up the whole.. Chapters can be from 800 to 4000 words.. The book will reflect the views (in simple or more complex writings) of practitioners, academics, gender, institutional, research, political, NGOs, governmental,bankers, financiers, finance houses, economists, auditors, campaigning, institutional or historical and many others. We believe that such a mix of styles, registers and experiences makes a book much more exciting to read.
Please ensure you give citations for any items you have not written yourself and photos must all be attributed to the person who took them. References must be Harvard style and we do not accept footnotes. Please ask for further information or guidance if you need it. Please ensure you do not infringe anyone else’s copyright.
When and where will the book be launched?
We will launch the book at our official COP 23 United Nations Side Event 1 Day Conference on 15th November 2017, Conference in Bonn at the University. COP23 will be at Chaired by Bonn and Fiji in November 2017 If you are going to submit a chapter, please let us know by emailing GEIBookandjournal@yahoo.co.uk or email@example.com. We will need to have papers in by 10th September 2017.
We look forward to hearing from you very soon and to your writing for this exciting project. We are very happy to advise you about your possible contribution, so do not hesitate to contact us.
Editors: Miriam Kennet (UK), Professor Maria Madi (Brazil and Argentina) with additional material by Koryo Suzuki (Japan), Jane Reynolds and Jack Easton
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