Sustainable Finance: Paradigm Shift

Bożena Ryszawska


Transition to smart, efficient low carbon economy in conventional reception is associated with the process of multi-level transformation of the economic and socio-technological system intended to increase its environmental sustainability and social fairness. According to above transition new concepts of finance have emerged in public debate such as: green finance, sustainable finance, climate finance, carbon finance. New approach of finance is purpose oriented, mission oriented, and value oriented which is opposite to traditional role of finance. The article is based on transitions research approach. It adopts a broader perspective than other approaches to sustainable development, emphasizing wide-scale system transformation. Transition research develops co-evolutionary approaches that highlight multi-dimensional interactions between industry, technology, markets, policy, culture and civil society. The paper presents a paradigm shift in economy which changes the role of finance (financial agents and markets) from dominant view of finance, focusing only on profits and shareholder value to alternative to the current regime. The goal is to identify a new direction for finance which is already emerging in Europe and confirm it by many initiative undertaken on the international arena.
Author Bożena Ryszawska (MISaF / IZF / KFP)
Bożena Ryszawska,,
- Katedra Finansów Przedsiębiorstw i Finansów Publicznych
Publication size in sheets0.6
Book Bem Agnieszka, Daszyńska-Żygadło Karolina, Hajdikova Tatana, Juhasz Peter (eds.): Finance and Sustainability. Proceedings from the Finance and Sustainability Conference, Wroclaw 2017, Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, 2018, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 9783319922287, 284 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-92228-7
Languageen angielski
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