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Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development
Non-financial information on company’s environmental, societal, and governance performance.
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Effects of Sustainable Supply Chain Management on Responsible Investment Through ESG Indicators
U. Zeynep Ata (Bogazici University, Turkey) and Gözde Ünal (Bogazici University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5757-9.ch008
Besides financial indicators, investors started to utilize sustainability performances of companies in their decision making. With this awareness and trend, the number of ESG data providers increased in the last decade after the global recession. This chapter compares mainstream ESG providers with an emphasis on how they cover, provide, analyze, and disseminate these ratings that are invaluable for investors. The impact of sustainable supply chain practices on the ESG indicators and its consequent effect on the investor is also discussed. This study compares the issues and indicators covered by major ESG providers, and link them to sustainable supply chain measures. The synergetic and symbiotic relationship between responsible investment and sustainable supply chain management is called to attention.
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Disclosure for Sustainability: The Case of Integrated Reporting
Non-financial information on company’s environmental, societal and governance performance.
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