ESG Practices, Disclosure and Investing Decisions

Submissions open 1st September 2022

Guest Editors 

Anna Agapova (corresponding guest editor)

Florida Atlantic University, USA


Tatiana Garanina

University of Vaasa, Finland 

Managerial Finance solicits high-quality papers for a special issue focusing on topics related to ESG practices, disclosure and investing decisions. The aim of the special issue is to publish empirical and experimental papers that examine ESG (CSR or sustainability) performance, accountability, reporting and disclosure for sustainable businesses and investment decisions and processes.  

Possible topic areas include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Role of ESG performance and disclosure in investors’ or other stakeholders’ decision making 

  • “Greenwashing” in investing and portfolio management 

  • ESG investments and market risks  

  • ESG disclosure and regulation 

  • Harmonization of ESG reporting across firms, countries, and regions 

  • Materiality of ESG factors and sustainability issues for corporate reporting 

  • ESG measurement for accountability, compensation, and performance evaluation 

  • The role of corporate governance for ESG performance and disclosure 


Papers should be submitted electronically online via the Managerial Finance submission system at:

Please follow the journal submission guidelines and specify that the manuscript is for this particular special issue in the submission process.

The submission deadline is January 15, 2023. Authors are, however, encouraged to submit their papers early. Editorial decisions may be made accordingly well before the submission deadline. Submissions will be subject to double blind peer review by referees. For additional information, please contact corresponding guest editor Anna Agapova at [email protected].