ISBN-10:
1118203178
ISBN-13:
9781118203170
Pub. Date:
05/22/2012
Publisher:
Wiley
Sustainable Investing for Institutional Investors: Risk, Regulations and Strategies / Edition 1

Sustainable Investing for Institutional Investors: Risk, Regulations and Strategies / Edition 1

by Mirjam Staub-Bisang

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ISBN-13: 9781118203170
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mirjam Staub-Bisang, PHD, is the managing partner and CEO of Independent Capital Management AG, an asset management and real estate investment company based in Zurich, Switzerland. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and a doctorate in law from the University of Zurich, and is licensed to practice law. She has occupied senior management positions in asset management, private equity, and corporate finance/M&A activities, including posts at Commerzbank and Merrill Lynch in London and at Swiss Life Private Equity Partners in Zurich. She serves on the management boards of various companies and charitable institutions and was honored with the title of "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum in 2009.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Prof. Dr. Klaus Schwab

Foreword xii
Dr. Joseph Ackermann

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Part I FUNDAMENTALS 1

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Sustainable Investments 3

Chapter 2 What Does Sustainability Mean? 9

Chapter 3 Sustainable Investment Strategies  15

Chapter 4 The Market for Sustainable Investments 43

Chapter 5 Risk and Return 55

PART II IMPLEMENTATION 77

Chapter 6 Legal Framework 79

Chapter 7 Implementation in the Institutional Investment Process97

PART III SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES ACROSS ASSETCLASSES--EXPERT CONTRIBUTIONS 123

Chapter 8 Fixed Income 125
Rolf D. Hässler and Annette Krauss

Chapter 9 Equities 143
Ingeborg Schumacher-Hummel

Chapter 10 Real Estate 153
Erika Meins and Sven Bienert

Chapter 11 Private Equity/Venture Capital 169
Andrew Musters

Chapter 12 Real Assets 175
Tobias Reichmuth, Otto von Troschke, Victor Weisberg, ReinholdGlauner and Bernd Schanzenbächer

Chapter 13 Commodities 201
Ivo Knoepfel and Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Chapter 14 Hedge Funds 211
Peter Meier

PART IV SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES OF INSTITUTIONALINVESTORS—CASE STUDIES 219

Chapter 15 Pension Funds 221

Chapter 16 Insurance Companies 243

Chapter 17 Charitable Foundations and Trusts 265

Chapter 18 Family Offices 281

Appendix 291

Notes 295

Readings 301

About the Authors 311

Index 317

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