Bookshelf


Books we have collected along the journey and that SinCo has found useful in developing thinking on sustainable investment, institutional investment thinking, investment architecture, investment decisions, and capital markets (alphabetical order):


  1. The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, Atul Gawande, Metropolitan Books; First Edition edition (December 22, 2009) 
  2. A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World (Princeton Economic History of the Western World) by Gregory Clark (Dec 29, 2008)
  3. A history of economic thought (Penguin) by William J.Barber (1967)
  4. Achieving the Impossible (Simon & Schuster) by Lewis Gordon Pugh (May 13, 2010)
  5. Africa Rising: How 900 Million African Consumers Offer More Than You Think (Pearson Prentice Hall) by Vijay Mahajan (Sep 8, 2008)
  6. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles (PublicAffairs; Reprint edition) by Richard Dowden (Mar 9, 2010)
  7. Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, (Wiley), by Peter L. Bernstein (Aug 31, 1998)
  8. Analysis for Financial Management (Irwin/McGraw-Hill) by Robert C. Higgins (Jun 6, 2000)
  9. Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: The Great Speeches (Penguin Classics) by Winston Churchill and David Cannadine (Dec 18, 2007)
  10. Case Studies in Sustainability Management and Strategy, (Greenleaf Publishing) by Jost Hamschmidt (Sep 30, 2007)
  11. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England (Hill and Wang) by William Cronon (Sep 1, 2003)
  12. Choice, Not Fate: Biography of Trevor Manuel (Penguin Global) by Pippa Green (May 13, 2009)
  13. Commodities Manual: Your guide to successful commodity investments by Commerzbank AG (2007)
  14. Compelling Returns: A Practical Guide to Socially Responsible Investing (Wiley) by Scott J. Budde (Sep 9, 2008)
  15. Confessions of a Wall Street Analyst: A True Story of Inside Information and Corruption in the Stock Market (Harper Paperbacks) by Daniel Reingold and Jennifer Reingold (May 29, 2007)
  16. Confessions of an Advertising Man (Southbank Publishing) by David Ogilvy and Sir Alan Parker (Aug 1, 2004)
  17. Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth, (W. W. Norton & Company) by Lester Russell Brown (Nov 5, 2001)
  18. Emerging Markets: A Practical Guide for Corporations, Lenders, and Investors (Wiley) by Jeffrey C. Hooke and Jeff Hooke (May 18, 2001)
  19. Ethical Investor: Universities and Corporate Responsibility (A Yale fastback) by John G. Simon and etc. (May 25, 1972)
  20. Evolutions in Sustainable Investing: Strategies, Funds and Thought Leadership (Wiley Finance) by Cary Krosinsky, Nick Robins and Stephen Viederman (Hardcover - Dec 27, 2011)
  21. Finding the Way: Examples of responsible business, by Cambridge Programme for Industry and Sheila von Rimscha (2008)
  22. Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society (Oxford University Press, USA) by Tim Lang, David Barling and Martin Caraher (May 25, 2009)
  23. Foxy Futurists and How to Become One Yourself (Tafelberg Publishers Ltd) by Clem Sunter (Sep 27, 2010)
  24. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't, (HarperBusiness) by Jim Collins (Oct 16, 2001)
  25. Good Value: Reflections on money, morality and an uncertain world, (ePenguin) by Stephen Green (Jul 2, 2009)
  26. Governance and Risk (McGraw-Hill) 1 edition by George Dallas, (Jan 21, 2004)
  27. Grande Expectations: A Year in the Life of Starbucks' Stock (Crown Busines), by Karen Blumenthal (Sep 30, 2008)
  28. Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage (Wiley) by Daniel C. Esty and Andrew Winston (Jan 9, 2009)
  29. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, Updated Edition (Oxford University Press, USA) by David Bornstein (Sep 17, 2007)
  30. Intercept: Vol.I : A creative Journal of world affairs ( Creative contributors) (2010)
  31. Investing in a Sustainable World: Why GREEN Is the New Color of Money on Wall Street, (AMACOM) by Matthew J. Kiernan (Nov 12, 2008)
  32. Investing in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Guide to Best Practice, Business Planning & the UK's Leading Companies, (Kogan Page Business Books) by John Hancock (Feb 2005)
  33. Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management (South-Western College Pub) by Frank K. Reilly and Keith C. Brown (Oct 18, 2002)
  34. Investment Valuation: Tools and Techniques for Determining the Value of Any Asset (John Wiley & Sons Inc) by Aswath Damodaran (1996
  35. Landmarks for Sustainability: Events and Initiatives That Have Changed Our World (Greenleaf Publishing) by Cambridge Programme for Industry and Wayne Visser (Apr 3, 2009)
  36. Making Sustainability Work: Best Practices in Managing and Measuring Corporate Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts (Business), (Berrett-Koehler Publishers) by Marc J. Epstein, John Elkington and Herman B Leonard (Jan 1, 2008
  37. Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution (Back Bay Books) by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins (Dec 1, 2008)
  38. New Marketing Success Stories (Southern book publishers) by A. van der Walt (1989)
  39. No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller; (Wiley) by Harry Markopolos (Feb 8, 2011)
  40. No Small Change: Pension Funds and Corporate Engagement; (Ilr Pr) by Tessa Hebb (Sep 2008)
  41. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness (Penguin [Non-Classics]) by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein (Feb 24, 2009)
  42. Pension Fund Politics: The Dangers of Socially Responsible Investing (Business Economics) (AEI Press) by Jon Entine (Jan 4, 2006)
  43. Pioneering Portfolio Management: An Unconventional Approach to Institutional Investment (Free Press) by David F. Swensen (May 15, 2000)
  44. Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day (Princeton University Press) by Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford and Orlanda Ruthven (Nov 29, 2010)
  45. Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability, (Greenleaf Publishing) by Katie Kross (Sep 21, 2009)
  46. Profiles Stock Exchange Handbook by Profile Media (2011)
  47. Prosperity and Upheaval. The World Economy, 1945-1980 (Penguin) by Herman van der Wee (1991)
  48. Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable--Includes new bonus chapter (Portfolio Hardcover) by Seth Godin (Nov 12, 2009)
  49. Responsible Investment, (Greenleaf Publishing Ltd) by Rory Sullivan and Craig McKenzie (Jan 15, 2006)
  50. Responsible investments: SRI report, (KLP) by KLP (December 2009)
  51. Ross's 2009 Too Big to Fail The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought (Too Big to Fail The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System---and Themselves, (Viking Adult) by Andrew Ross Sorkin) (2009)
  52. Social investment in Kenya (Allavida) by KSIX (2011)
  53. Social return on investment: A guide to SROI analysis; (Lenthe Publishers) by Peter Scholten, Jeremy Nicholls, Sara Olsen &Brett Galimidi ( 2006)
  54. Socially Responsible Investment: A Global Revolution (Society of Investment Professions), (Wiley) by Russell Sparkes (Dec 23, 2002)
  55. South Africa Yearbook 2008/09 (Government Communication and Information System) by Delien Burger and President Kgalema Motlanthe (2009)
  56. Standards of Practice Handbook: 1996, (Assn for Investment Management) by Association for Investment Management and Research (Jun 1996) [CFA]
  57. Strategic CSR Communication, (Djoef Publishing), by Suzanne C. Beckmann (Author), Mette Morsing (Editor), (November 2006)
  58. Sustainable Investing: The Art of Long Term Performance (Environmental Markets Insights Series); (EarthScan)by Cary Krosinsky and Nick Robins (Nov 29, 2008)
  59. The 2009 Flux Trend Review (Pan Macmillan, South Africa) by Dion Chang, (2008)
  60. The age of unreason, (Harvard business school press) by Charles Handy and foreword by Warren Bennis (1990)
  61. The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility" (Random House Trade Paperbacks) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (2010)
  62. The Challenge for Africa. Wangari Maathai, (Arrow Books) by Wangari Muta Maathai (Mar 2010)
  63. The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards, and the Circulation of Cultural Value (Harvard University Press) by James F. English (Dec 15, 2008)
  64. The Either/Or Investor: How to Succeed in Global Investing, One Decision at a Time, (Random House) by Clark Winter (Aug 26, 2008)
  65. The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, Revised and Updated 5th Anniversary Edition: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits, (Pearson Prentice Hall) by C. K. Prahalad (Sep 3, 2009)
  66. The Greater Good: How Philanthropy Drives the American Economy and Can Save Capitalism by Claire Gaudiani (Sep 1, 2004)
  67. The Intelligent investor: Revised Edition, (first Collins Business Essentials) by Benjamin Graham (2006)
  68. The Market for Virtue: The Potential And Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility (Brookings Institution Press) by David Vogel (Aug 1, 2006)
  69. The Netherlands: Financing sustainability (Holland Financial Centre) (May 2011)
  70. The Rough Guide to Climate Change, 2nd Edition (Rough Guides) by Robert Henson (Feb 4, 2008)
  71. The SRI Advantage: Why Socially Responsible Investing Has Outperformed Financially, (New Society Publishers) by Peter Camejo (Sep 1, 2002)
  72. The Sustainability Advantage: Seven Business Case Benefits of a Triple Bottom Line (Conscientious Commerce) (New Society Publishers) by Bob Willard and John Elkington (May 1, 2002)
  73. The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift, (New Society Publishers) by Andres R. Edwards and David W. Orr (Jun 1, 2005)
  74. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (Back Bay Books) by Malcolm Gladwell (Jan 7, 2002)
  75. This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (Princeton University Press) by Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (Aug 21, 2011)
  76. Transient Caretakers; (Central) by Mervyn E. King (Dec 1, 2009)
  77. Trustee Investment Strategy for Endowments and Foundations (The Wiley Finance Series) by Chris Russell (Aug 8, 2006)
  78. UBS Philanthropy Services: Viewpoints 2008 building change communities
  79. Valuation Approaches and Metrics (Foundations and Trends(R) in Finance S.), (Now Publishers Inc) by Aswath Damodaran (Apr 11, 2007)
  80. Valuing Corporate Responsibility: How Do Investors Really Use Corporate Responsibility Information?, (Greenleaf Publishing) by Rory Sullivan (Mar 31, 2011)
  81. Voluntary Carbon Markets: An International Business Guide to What They Are and How They Work  (Earthworks) by Amanda Hawn, Ricardo Bayon and Katherine Hamilton (2007)
  82. Winning in Emerging Markets: A Road Map for Strategy and Execution (Harvard Business Press) by Tarun Khanna and Krishna G. Palepu (Apr 28, 2010)
  83. Wisdom from Africa: African Fables (Struik Publishers) by Dianne Stewart (Jun 30, 2005)
 

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