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Learn about the basic concepts of sustainable finance from our overview of videos, literature, online courses, study programs and research centres.




Boehnert, J. (2016). The Green Economy: Reconceptualizing the Natural Commons as Natural Capital. Environmental Communication, 10(4). 395–417.


Bopp, R., & Weber, M. (2020). Sustainable Finance – Die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf das Risiko Management der Banken. Stuttgart, GER: Schäffer-Poeschel. 

Caldecott, B. (2017). Introduction to special issue: stranded assets and the environment, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 7(1), 1-13.


Ferrua Rotaru, C. S. (2019). Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Finance. The Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 25(1), 1-13.

Friede, G., Busch, T. & Bassen, A. (2015). ESG and financial performance: aggregated evidence from more than 2000 empirical studies, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 5(4), 210-233. 


George, G., & Schillebeeckx, S. J. D. (2018). Managing Natural Resources - Organizational Strategy, Behaviour and Dynamics. Cheltenham & Camberley, UK: Edward Elgar Pub. 

Granzow, M., Kopp, M., & Stapelfeldt, M. (2018). Greening Finance - Der Weg in eine nachhaltige Finanzwirtschaft. Berlin, GER: Logos Verlag.

Hebb, T. (2013). Impact investing and responsible investing: what does it mean?, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 3(2), 71-74.


Jackson, E. T. (2013). Interrogating the theory of change: evaluating impact investing where it matters most, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 3(2), 95-110.

Jones, S., & Ratnatunga, J. (2012). Contemporary Issues in Sustainability Accounting, Assurance and Reporting. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Kuhn, B. M. (2020). Sustainable finance in Germany: mapping discourses, stakeholders, and policy initiatives. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment

Lagoarde-Segot, T. (2019). Sustainable finance. A critical realist perspective. Research in International Business and Finance, 47, 1-9.

Maltais, A. & Nykvist, B. (2020). Understanding the role of green bonds in advancing sustainability, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment.


Marcus, A., Shrivastava, P., Sharma, S., Pogutz, S. (2011). Cross-Sector Leadership for the Green Economy - Integrating Research and Practice on Sustainable Enterprise. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US.


Ramiah, V., & Gregoriou, G. N. (2015). Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press. 

Sachs, J., Woo, W. T., Yoshino, N., & Taghizadeh-Hesary, F. (2019). Handbook of Green Finance - Energy Security and Sustainable Development. Singapore, SG: Springer Singapore. 


Schramade, W., & Schoenmaker, D. (2018). Principles of Sustainable Finance. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.


Seiler-Hausmann, J.-D., Liedtke, C., & von Weizsäcker, E. Ul. (2017). Eco-efficiency and Beyond - Towards the Sustainable Enterprise. New York, NY: Routledge.

Stüttgen, M. (2017). Ethik von Banken und Finanzen. Baden-Baden, GER: Nomos.

Wendt, K. (2018). Positive Impact Investing - A Sustainable Bridge Between Strategy, Innovation, Change and Learning. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing. 




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