Socially responsible investment in Japan: Its mechanism and drivers
Kyoko Sakuma-Keck () and
ULB Institutional Repository from ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
The paper explores the emergence and development of socially responsible investment (SRI) in Japan. SRI is a recent field in Japan. It is not clear which model it will follow: the European, American or its own model. Through the analysis of the historical roots of SRI, the key actors and motivations that have contributed to its diffusion, the paper provides explorative grounds to sketch the translation mechanisms of SRI in Japan and offers insight into its future path. Based on primary and secondary sources of information, the paper shows that although SRI in Japan holds some similarities with the U.S. and especially with the European model, it remains unique. It highlights the importance of translation and re-interpretation in adopting a practice in a new context. SRI in Japan is still in a dynamic construction process. Although we expect it to develop further, it is difficult to depict its future shape and form. © 2008 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Keywords: Contextualisation; Japan; Socially responsible investment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Note: SCOPUS: ar.j
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (13) Track citations by RSS feed
Published in: Journal of business ethics (2008) v.82 nÂ° 2,p.425-448
There are no downloads for this item, see the EconPapers FAQ for hints about obtaining it.
Working Paper: Socially Responsible Investment in Japan: Its Mechanism and Drivers (2008)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ulb:ulbeco:2013/205636
Ordering information: This working paper can be ordered from
http://hdl.handle.ne ... lb.ac.be:2013/205636
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in ULB Institutional Repository from ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Benoit Pauwels ().