In the face of the recent financial crisis there is increased focus on long-term investment strategies. This is particularly true for institutional investors who manage our retirement savings. Simultaneously there is increased demand that financial assets be invested with an understanding of long-term environmental and social sustainability. Responsible investing provides a long-term sustainable investment strategy that values environmental, social and governance factors in investment decision-making. Responsible Investing has always had a broad mandate. Put simply, it is a long-term sustainable investment strategy that values environmental, social and governance factors in investment decision-making. This Introduction to the Next Generation of Responsible Investment explores this topic and provides an overview of each of the chapters in the volume.

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Hebb, T. (2012). Introduction - The next generation of responsible investing. In The Next Generation of Responsible Investing (pp. 1–8). doi:10.1007/978-94-007-2348-1_1