Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Research Hub

SSRN’s Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Hub highlights early-stage research examining how socially conscious investors can evaluate potential investments based on ESG criteria and how use of these criteria encourages positive corporate responsibility. Interest in ESG has accelerated in recent years due to global sustainability challenges, increasingly socially conscious investors, and advancing technology that enables new advancements. ESG investors want to feel confident that the companies they fund are acting in a responsible manner toward safeguarding the environment, are good social corporate citizens, and are governed by accountable and ethical management teams. This hub presents curated insights from many disciplines that will inform the ongoing conversation about ESG.

SSRN, Elsevier’s world-leading platform devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of early-stage research, is committed to advancing societal progress through sharing quality knowledge. Research on SSRN is free to download and upload.

It is important to note that many of these papers have not been edited or benefited from the pivotal role of peer-review, which validates and improves the quality of final published journal articles.