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“Ready or Not, Here I Come, You Can’t Hide.” Are Italian Institutional Investors Ready for Responsible Investments?

  • Duccio MartelliEmail author
  • Luca Testoni
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance book series (SIF)

Abstract

Despite the number of studies showing the potential advantages of responsible investing, and the growing number of international investors interested in this type of assets, at the domestic level it is not clear yet whether Italian investors are ready for this switch. Thanks to the use of a proprietary database, collecting data about institutional investors, and two partnerships (with the Italian Association of Pension Funds—Assofondipensione, and the Italian Family Officers Association—AIFO), it has been possible to conduct a preliminary survey among major Italian institutional investors, potentially interested in responsible assets.

Keywords

Responsible finance Italian institutional investors Survey 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of PerugiaPerugiaItaly
  2. 2.ETicaNewsMilanItaly

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