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Socially responsible investment law

Benjamin J. Richardson

Socially responsible investment law

regulating the unseen polluters

by Benjamin J. Richardson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investments -- Law and legislation -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Environmental law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBenjamin J. Richardson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK1112 .R53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 600 p. ;
    Number of Pages600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22513058M
    ISBN 109780195333459
    LC Control Number2008010851


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