Extinction Governance, Finance and Accounting: Implementing a Species Protection Action Plan for the Financial Markets (Hardcover)

Extinction Governance, Finance and Accounting: Implementing a Species Protection Action Plan for the Financial Markets By Jill Atkins (Editor), Martina MacPherson (Editor) Cover Image
By Jill Atkins (Editor), Martina MacPherson (Editor)
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Description


The planet is currently experiencing a mass extinction event, with human and business activity being the root cause of species loss and habitat destruction. Industries, companies, banks, investors, accountants and auditors have all played their role. This book explores how they can also provide a solution.

The book presents plans, metrics, frameworks, mechanisms and financial innovations that can be, and are being, implemented through the financial markets in order to save and protect species, enhance biodiversity and, at the same time, preserve the financial markets and the business world.

This biodiversity handbook addresses the intersection between species extinction and the global capitalist system. With contributions from leading non-governmental organisations such as the Capitals Coalition, Business for Nature, the Ecojustice Foundation, ShareAction and the Endangered Wildlife Trust, plus senior researchers in the field, as well as industry experts from Moody's, EOS at Hermes Federated Investment Management, BlueBay Asset Management, ODDO BHF Asset Management and OSSIAM (to mention just a few), this book is at the forefront of addressing the crucially important topics of extinction accounting, finance and governance.

Drawing on leading research, the book is written in an accessible style and is relevant to researchers and students in the fields of sustainability, governance, accounting, finance, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance. It is essential reading for investors, responsible investors, bankers, business leaders and policy makers in the field of sustainable financial markets. Given the interdisciplinary nature of this book, it is useful to conservationists, ecologists and others involved in species and biodiversity protection.

About the Author


Jill Atkins holds a Chair in Financial Management at Sheffield University Management School, UK, and is a visiting professor of Accounting at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.Martina Macpherson is Head of ESG Strategy and GMC Member at ODDO BHF Asset Management, President of NSFM NextGen and Visiting Fellow at Henley Business School, UK.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367492977
ISBN-10: 0367492970
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 30th, 2022
Pages: 610
Language: English