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Economics and climate justice activism: assessing the financial impact of the fossil fuel divestment movement.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of Social Economy. Dec2022, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p423-460. 38p. 13 Charts.

Abstract: Since 2011, climate activists have advanced divestment campaigns against private fossil fuel corporations that aim to inflict damage on fossil fuel corporations through two channels: stigmatizing them and undermining their financial operations. We focu...

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Foreign investment or divestment as a near-term solution to performance shortfalls? The moderating role of vicarious learning.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Dec2022, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p1481-1509. 29p. 3 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract: Most studies on problemistic search do not pay sufficient attention to how below-aspiration organizations decide what types of strategic actions to use to cope with performance shortfalls. In this study, we examine the preferences of multinational corp...

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Investment Strategies and Corporate Behaviour with Socially Responsible Investors: A Theory of Active Ownership.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Economica. Oct2022, Vol. 89 Issue 356, p997-1023. 27p.

Abstract: Socially responsible investors constitute an important force in today's global financial markets. This paper examines conditions under which socially responsible investors induce companies to behave responsibly. We develop an asset pricing model in whi...

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Predicting the Divestment of Prior Acquisitions.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Management. Oct2022, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p1803-1819. 17p. 3 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract: We evaluate whether, in addition to seeking higher stock performance from acquisitions, firm managers also seek predictable stock performance. Building on prior research, we argue that higher volatility in a firm's stock performance following an acquis...

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How Fossil Fuel Divestment Falls Short.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Harvard Business Review Digital Articles. 11/4/2022, p1-6. 6p.

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Gentrification and the Cycle of (In)Equity-Using Land Use Authority to Combat Displacement.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Lawyer. Oct2022, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p477-498. 22p.

Abstract: The article focuses on (in)equity could be prevented, with antidisplacement land use strategies and unfortunate effects of municipal responses to the impacts of racist land use practices illustrate this (in)equity cycle. It mentions disinvestment in lo...

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"I Hate That Food Lion": Grocery Shopping, Racial Capitalism, and Everyday Disinvestment.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): City & Community. Sep2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p238-255. 18p. 4 Charts.

Abstract: Using interview data from three mixed-income neighborhoods—one predominantly white and two multiracial neighborhoods—we find that an overwhelming majority of white, middle-class respondents did not shop in their local grocery store (n = 68). To explain...

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Adani Ports Scraps Myanmar Container Terminal Plans.

Source(s): FRPT- Infrastructure Snapshot. 11/5/2022, p1-2. 2p.

Abstract: The article focuses on scraping of plans by Adani Ports to build a container terminal in Myanmar as part of a plan on exiting the company's investment including exploring any divestment opportunities after military coup in Myanmar.

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