International Journal of Automation Technology
Online ISSN : 1883-8022
Print ISSN : 1881-7629
ISSN-L : 1881-7629
Special Issue on Design and Manufacturing for Environmental Sustainability
A Study on How Investors Decide on Socially Responsible Investments: Classification of Investment Behavior According to Companies’ Environmental Activities
Nariaki NishinoKaoru KiharaKenju AkaiTomonori HondaAtsushi Inaba
ジャーナル オープンアクセス

2014 年 8 巻 5 号 p. 677-687


Environmental problems must be solved urgently, and sustainable production activities are desired. This study focuses on environmental finance, which is a method of promoting sustainable corporation activities. Environmental finance allows socially responsible investment to directly contribute to corporate activities and sustainable production activities. To clarify the mechanism of eco-friendly investment decision making, 4,843 respondents took a questionnaire survey on investment decision making, based on the framework of prospect theory. The results showed that prospect theory did not always work for environment issues and that people’s attitudes when they decide on eco-friendly investments could be classified to four clusters.



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