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Who cares wins : connecting financial markets to a changing world (English)

This report is the result of a joint effort of financial institutions which were invited by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to develop guidelines and recommendations on how to better integrate environmental, social, and governance issues in asset management, securities brokerage services, and associated research functions. This report focuses on issues which have or can have a material impact on investment value. It uses a broader definition of materiality than commonly used - one that includes longer time horizons (10 years and beyond) and intangible aspects impacting company value. Using this broader definition of materiality, aspects relating to generally accepted principles and ethical guidelines (for example, the universal principles underlying the Global Compact) can have a material impact on investment value.

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  • Document Date

    2017/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    113237

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/03/08

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Who cares wins : connecting financial markets to a changing world

  • Keywords

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Who cares wins : connecting financial markets to a changing world (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/280911488968799581/Who-cares-wins-connecting-financial-markets-to-a-changing-world