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See detailDiverse alternatives empirical evidence from German speaking scholarship
Schulz, Christian UL; Krueger, Robert

in Local Environment (2018), 23(7), 675-679

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See detailOffshore
Hesse, Markus UL

in Local Environment (2018)

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See detailGreen financing, interrupted. Potential directions for sustainable finance in Luxembourg
Dörry, Sabine; Schulz, Christian UL

in Local Environment (2018), 23(7), 717-733

This paper has a quintessentially explorative character. It aims at identifying existing as well as potential (yet missing) links between the finance industry and local businesses that aspire to more ... [more ▼]

This paper has a quintessentially explorative character. It aims at identifying existing as well as potential (yet missing) links between the finance industry and local businesses that aspire to more sustainable economic practices. Building on the observation that green investments have been gaining weight in global investors’ strategies, we analyse how sustainable – in the most comprehensive sense of the word – green investments could ultimately be(come), when green assets are still managed according to the logic of “financialised finance”. This latter’s technologies of commodification, securitisation and derivatives-trading allegedly oppose alternative economic practices that pursue economic sustainability through social and environmental gains. In contrast, we investigate how the finance industry relates to alternative financial practices, products and organisations that offer sustainability-oriented financing services, – for example, regional banks, cooperatives and the like, – with a specific focus on green, social and solidarity businesses. Both approaches subscribe to apparently contradictory ideologies. We establish a beneficial dialogue between the opposing models of “green capitalism” and “alternative economies” so as to identify potential points of intersection. The context of Luxembourg’s local/regional economies provides a great opportunity to empirically access three levels of investigation: the private sector, the public sector and an international financial centre, a key facilitator for green finance, thus utilising insights from the concept of bricolage. Whilst supporters of Luxembourg’s emerging green finance profile recognise its positive impact on the small country’s national branding, in combination with economic stimuli, more critical commentators point to pure “green washing” effects. [less ▲]

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See detailSuburban Planet
Hesse, Markus UL

in Local Environment (2018)

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See detailA Negotiated Landscape. The Transformation of San Francisco’s Waterfront since 1950
Hesse, Markus UL

in Local Environment (2017), 22(6), 784-785

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See detailTimothy Clark, Ecocriticism on the Edge. The Anthropocene as a Threshold Concept
Thiltges, Sébastian UL

in Local Environment (2017), 22(7), 906-908

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See detailReview of 'Environmental Publics' by Sally Eden
Taylor Aiken, Gerald UL

in Local Environment (2017)

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See detailMaking other worlds possible
Schmid, Benedikt UL

in Local Environment (2017), 22(7), 908-910

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See detailRescaling Sustainability
Carr, Constance UL; Affolderbach, Julia UL

in Local Environment (2014), 19(6), 567-713

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See detailRescaling sustainability? Local opportunities and scalar contradictions
Carr, Constance UL; Affolderbach, Julia UL

in Local Environment (2014), 19(6), 567-571

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