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Sustainable Banking

Issues and Challenges

  • Offers a broad analysis that showcases what it means to be a sustainable bank

  • Analyzes the concept of sustainable banking by using a theoretical and practical approach

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of sustainable banking literature and practices


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Rosella Carè
    Pages 1-9
  3. Rosella Carè
    Pages 11-37
  4. Rosella Carè
    Pages 65-92
  5. Rosella Carè
    Pages 93-130
  6. Rosella Carè
    Pages 149-154
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 155-158

About this book


This book aims to provide scholars, students and practitioners with a broad analysis – both theoretical and practical – of what it means to be a sustainable bank. It provides a comprehensive overview of sustainable banking literature and practices, discussing environmental and social pressures. The book is organized into seven chapters, of which two are dedicated to practical case studies and analysis.  The book features up-to-date academic literature, a broad overview on new sustainable banking models and strategies, and case studies. Sustainable Banking is a useful reference for those seeking to understand a subject of fervent discussion in an era of financial turmoil.


Sustainable banking Environmental sustainability Social and sustainable banking Sustainability risks in banking Sustainability disclosure Sustainability reporting Case studies Risk Management Sustainability risk management Sustainability risk policy

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.DSGSESUniversity Magna Graecia of CatanzaroCatanzaroItaly

About the authors

Rosella Carè is postdoctoral research fellow in banking and finance at University ‘Magna Græcia’ of Catanzaro (UMG), Italy. She received a PhD in health care management and economics from the University Magna and a PhD in ‘Sciences de Gestion’ from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), France, where her dissertation focused on issues of sustainability. During 2012 and 2013, she was a visiting PhD student at ESCP Europe, Paris, and in 2016 she was an invited visiting researcher at Waterloo University, Canada. As temporary professor at UMG she teaches banking and finance disciplines. She is author or co-author of works published by Springer, Routledge and Palgrave Macmillan.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Sustainable Banking
  • Book Subtitle Issues and Challenges
  • Authors Rosella Carè
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-73388-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-10368-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-73389-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIII, 158
  • Number of Illustrations 9 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Banking
    Sustainability Management
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