Defining ethical investment and its demography in Australia

Tippet, John and Leung, Philomena 2002, Defining ethical investment and its demography in Australia, Australian accounting review, vol. 12, no. 26, pp. 44-55, doi: 10.1111/j.1835-2561.2002.tb00262.x.

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Title Defining ethical investment and its demography in Australia
Author(s) Tippet, John
Leung, Philomena
Journal name Australian accounting review
Volume number 12
Issue number 26
Start page 44
End page 55
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2002-03
ISSN 1035-6908
Summary While ethical investment is relatively new in Australia, it is a well defined phenomenon in the United States and United Kingdom, subject to variations in interpretation in its practical implementation. Characteristics of ethical investment decision-making suggest ethical investors may be demographically different from "ordinary" investors. This descriptive paper reports on a survey of equity investors in Australia, comparing the average investor and an ethical investor. The main findings are that there is evidence of a strong gender effect, with females predominating among ethical investors, and that these investors are relatively young, highly educated and possessing small portfolios.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/j.1835-2561.2002.tb00262.x
Field of Research 150102 Auditing and Accountability
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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